Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct
All registrants and applicants must complete the online education course Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct as a prerequisite for receiving a practice permit. Active, practising registrants must complete the course by September 2021 to renew their 2021-2022 practice permit.Login to MyCARNA to start the course
WHY IS THIS A REQUIREMENT?
The Government of Alberta introduced this requirement for all regulated health professionals as part of Bill 21, An Act to Protect Patients.
The course covers expectations for the nursing profession and its relationships with patients. The knowledge and application of these expectations by the nurses will help to protect patients from sexual abuse and misconduct.
HOW TO COMPLETE THE COURSE SUCCESSFULLY
The course requires you to achieve 100 per cent on the quiz and complete the components below.