Skills Registered Nurse - Extended Class (RN-EC) near Calgary (AB)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a registered nurse - extended class (RN-EC) in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Allied primary health practitioners (NOC 31301).


  • Death counselling
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation
  • Infection control
  • Care for, assess and monitor the health of newborns and refer infants to appropriate medical services as required
  • Manage labour and spontaneous normal deliveries
  • Provide advice and guidance regarding care for newborns and young infants
  • Provide primary, full-course, care to women and their babies during pregnancy, labour, birth and the post-natal period including monitoring the health of mother and baby
  • Advise patients on health care
  • Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team and plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care
  • Examine patients and take their medical histories and consult with physicians and other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health
  • Order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Conduct patient interviews, physical assessments and take medical histories
  • Formulate and implement treatment plans and monitor patients' progress
  • Inoculate and vaccinate patients to prevent and treat diseases
  • Perform and assist in routine surgery
  • Perform or order diagnostic tests and interpret results
  • Provide health maintenance education

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help - Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery
  • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Tending to Daily Needs
  • Serving Others
  • Treating People/Animals
  • Counselling and Nurturing
Communication Help - Communication
  • Interviewing
  • Promoting and Selling
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Professional Communicating
  • Teaching and Training
  • Liaising and Networking
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Inspecting and Testing
  • Analyzing Information
  • Examining and Diagnosing
  • Planning
  • Researching and Investigating
  • Projecting Outcomes
Management Help - Management
  • Supervising
  • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Evaluating
  • Leading and Motivating
  • Strategic Planning


Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Psychology
Education and Training Help - Education and Training
  • Teaching and Instruction
Health Services Help - Health Services
  • Therapy and Counselling
  • Medicine
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Business Management
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