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Nurses in Independent Practice

Document Type: Video


This presentation will help guide Alberta nurses who currently engage in, or who are considering independent or self-employed practice and the delivery of health services. It is important to be appropriately informed and prepared before starting your own business as a regulated health professional.

This video provides an overview of the regulatory requirements, a nurse’s responsibilities and accountabilities in practice, advertising and liability coverage.

This is a joint presentation by 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). Members of these regulatory bodies should contact their respective organizations if they have any questions about this presentation or wish to seek practice guidance on this topic.