RN competency profile
The competency profile for registered nurses in Alberta is the combination of the following:
- Entry-Level Competencies for the Practice of Registered Nurses
- International Classification of Nursing Practice (ICNP)
RN scope of practice is unique and valuable. Research demonstrates that registered nurse care has a positive, measurable and significant difference to the outcome of a client’s care.
Nursing interventions provided within your scope of practice varies with the context of the needs of the client, the situation and the setting.
Entry-level competencies describe what is expected of the entry level registered nurse. Competencies are:
- include new developments in society, health care, nursing knowledge, and nursing practice.
The competencies support registered nurses in practicing in today’s realities and ensure they are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills to adapt to changes in health care and nursing.