Fitness to Practise

Our Fitness to Practise and Incapacity Online Education is designed to help you better understand our Fitness to Practise and Incapacity Practice Guideline. This module is a resource for nurses in all practice settings to help them understand:

  • Fitness to practise and incapacity
  • The fitness to practise process
  • Professional obligations related to incapacity and fitness to practise

“Fitness to practise” is defined as having the necessary physical and mental health to provide safe, competent, ethical and compassionate nursing services. Nurses are accountable to monitor and maintain their own fitness to