A specialty interest group is a group of registered nurses and/or members of other health disciplines with similar clinical expertise or shared interests, that come together to form a group to enhance health care through their activities. The group needs to include a majority of RNs in its membership to be deemed a Specialty Interest Group for Registered Nurses. Scroll down for a full list of specialty interest groups supporting nursing practice in Nova Scotia.
A specialty interest group provides a great opportunity for nurses to:
CRNNS is happy to support specialty interest groups by providing information around how to form a specialty interest group and once certain requirements have been met, post the group’s information on the CRNNS’ specialty interest group website.
Below are a set of suggested steps to establishing a specialty interest group.
If you have any questions, please contact a Practice Consultant at CRNNS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Given name(s): Nicola Ann
Last name: Aaronson
Former name(s): Smith
CRNNS number: 12345
Type of licence: Nurse Practitioner
Status of Licence: Active Practising
Start Date: November 1 2014
Expiry Date: October 31 2015
Current Conditions and Restrictions: This nurse is not able to...
Licence Status Notes: (Text Field)
Date of initial entry on the register: January 1, 1970
Date of removal from the register:
Registraton Status Notes: (Text Field)
Date of re-entry on the register:
NP Practice Category: Family
Collaborative Practice Effective Date: January 31, 2012
Dartmouth General Hospital
330 Main Street