CCP Review

Project Information and Updates

The CRNS has completed the survey and data collection phase of the Continuing Competence Program Review and are now inviting CRNS members who are currently licensed RNs, NPs and [RN(AAP)]s, as well as retired members as of December 1, 2019 and inactive members as of December 1, 2018, to take part in upcoming focus groups.

Completion of the survey sent out in June is not a requirement to take part in these groups and any member from the above mentioned categories that are interested in sharing their thoughts, ideas and feedback with us are encouraged to register for a session using the links provided.

CCP Review Focus Groups

As a mandatory component of yearly licensing in Saskatchewan, there is no one better to speak to about its effectiveness, ease of use and execution than those who are required to participate on an ongoing basis. The program allows for nurses to take the lead in their ongoing professional development, competence development and supports nurses to continue to provide the best quality and safest care to their clients. The CRNS wants Saskatchewan nurses to have a voice in the conversations, to aid in revising a program that they support and will be active participants in while embracing the opportunities that it provides their ongoing practice.

Continuing Competence Program Review

In June 2020, the CRNS made a strategic decision to review the Continuing Competence Program (CCP) process and determine whether it meets the needs of its members. In April 2021, a CCP Advisory Committee was created to begin the process of reviewing the current CCP with the intended roll out of any recommendations to the program to begin in the 2023 registration renewal year. The purpose of the committee is to provide recommendations to the CRNS regarding a review and re-implementation of the mandatory CCP which aligns with right touch regulation principles of consistency, transparency, accountability and agility. If bylaw amendments are required, they will be reviewed by Council and presented to members of the CRNS at the Annual Meeting in May 2022.

If you have any questions regarding the CCP review, please direct them to dmarin@crns.ca.

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