The Entry-Level Competencies for Nurse Practitioners in Canada describe the 4 categories of competencies required for entry-level NPs in Nova Scotia. The competencies describe the knowledge, skill, and judgement required of beginning practitioners to provide safe, competent, compassionate, and ethical nursing care. The 4 categories of competencies are:
- client care
- quality improvement and research
While specific roles and responsibilities may vary by context and client population, this document outlines the essential competencies that all NPs must possess to be proficient when they begin practice.
The document serves as a guide for curriculum development and for public and employer awareness of the practice expectations of the entry-level NP.
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