Nursing Practice Resources
The CRNS establishes a minimum or safe level of competence for all RN practice areas and communicates these competencies via its resource documents.
Registered Nurse Resources
The following resources are specifically for Registered Nurses in Saskatchewan.
The following resources provide further role clarity and guidelines for RNs. RNs are self-regulated health care professionals who meet CRNS educational and licensure requirements and have passed the national registered nurse licensure exam.
Nurse Practitioner Resources
The following resources are specifically for Nurse Practitioners in Saskatchewan.
The following resources are for Nurse Practitioners (NP)s. An NP meets CRNS educational and licensure requirements, has one of the broadest scopes of practice of all RNs in Saskatchewan, and demonstrates the ability to apply Nurse Practitioner standards and competencies.
These tools and resources are specifically for RNs with Additional Authorized Practice [RN(AAP)] in Saskatchewan.
The following resources provide further role clarity and guidelines for RN(AAP)s. An RN(AAP) meets CRNS educational and licensing requirements and demonstrates the ability to apply Additional Authorized Practice standards and competencies to diagnose and treat Limited Common Medical Disorders as identified in the Clinical Decision Tools (CDTs). An RN(AAP) can only prescribe and dispense the medications that are identified in a CDT.
Ask a Nursing Advisor
CRNS Nursing Advisors are dedicated to answering questions from RNs and NPs about their nursing practice. Below, we've addressed common questions we are asked to help you in your registered nursing practice.
Prescription Review Program (PRP) Resources
Resources chosen with the needs of Nurse Practitioner (NP) prescribers in mind that include CRNS materials as well as links to other relevant organizations.
Toolkits are created to respond to specific problems and questions.
The toolkit format provides specific at-a-glance information on a variety of RN and RN related questions. Toolkits identify and group supporting resources and answers commonly asked questions.