Video: Nurses in Independent Practice

It is important to be appropriately informed and prepared before starting a business as a regulated health professional.

The “Nurses in Independent Practice” presentation guides Alberta’s nurses who currently engage in, or who are considering independent or self-employed practice and the delivery of health services.

The material is a joint presentation from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA).

The content covered includes:

  1. Scope of Practice
  2. Regulatory Requirements
  3. Definition of Independent Practice
  4. Context of Nursing Practice
  5. Preparation for Independent Practice
  6. Advertising
  7. Liability Coverage

For more information, see these related topics:

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Questions? Contact the CLPNA’s Practice Team at Ask CLPNA,, 780-484-8886, 1-800-661-5877 (toll-free in Alberta).