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Who should govern NPs?
June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022 Blog by Daris Klemmer, NP So here it is one year later and NP governance is still a hot topic and truthfully even more so. NP governance is of increasing importance as legislation changes, NP scope of practice is becoming more solidified in the Alberta health care system and with more NPs practising […]
In 2019 the NPAA recognized a need to make connections not only with para-government organizations, but with government itself. This prompted a process to select a lobby organization, in order to make inroads into the Ministry of Health and effectively leverage government stakeholders. Alberta Counsel was the successful lobbying group of those who applied, and […]
Day in the Life of Nurse Practitioner Shelley Pochynok
February 13, 2022
Practice Area: Complex Care Transition Program Years of Practice: 3 years as an NP What prompted you to consider moving into an Advanced Practice role in Nursing? I was tired of working in a world of bureaucracy and seeing so many gaps in the health care system. My experience as an RN was working in […]
A day in the Life of: Rural PCN Practitioner Tammy St. Louis
January 12, 2022
Practice Area: Wabamun Medical Clinic PCN Years of Practice: 2 What prompted you to consider moving into an Advanced Practice role in Nursing? Even during my RN education, I planned to become a Nurse Practitioner. I had the pleasure of being taught by Nurse Practitioners for two of my courses at the University of […]
By Daris Klemmer Part 1 So here I am again the oldest NP taking on a slightly not exciting topic. However, I believe NP governance to be of great importance especially as more and more NP roles are created within our major health organization in Alberta-AHS/Covenant and the potential for a great number of NP […]