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SRNA competence assurance update

SRNA competence assurance update Braithwaite, Jo-Anne The SRNA’s Competence Assurance Committee continues to research continuing competence initiatives of nursing and other regulated professions both nationally and internationally. In November, 1998, Joyce Butler and I attended the National Organization for Competency Assurance (NOCA) Conference in Miami, Florida. NOCA is a membership organization open to a variety […]

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A note from the guest editor

A note from the guest editor Basseendowski, sandra During the past two years, you have been asked by Council to provide feedback related to the move to policy governance, the Vision, Mission and Ends of the Association, as well as to other SRNA issues. One of the statements I remember challenged Council to “now do […]

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Skill and lifelong learning: The link for quality nursing

Skill and lifelong learning: The link for quality nursing Continuing Competence for Registered Nurses Recently, nursing and other regulated professions, both nationally and internationally, have been examining the regulatory role with respect to continuing competence. In 1997 counterparts from nursing associations across Canada began examining the feasibility of developing a nationally coordinated approach to assuring […]