Skills Independent Practice - Registered Nurse near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "independent practice - registered nurse" was moved from the group Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012) to the group Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 31301).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an independent practice - registered nurse in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 31301).

Tasks

  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
  • Assist in surgery and other medical procedures
  • Collaborate to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care
  • Conduct disease screening
  • Deliver health education programs
  • Deliver immunization programs
  • Dispense and administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician
  • Engage in research activities related to nursing
  • Manage home care cases
  • Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment
  • Participate in community needs assessment and program development
  • Provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to nursing profession and nursing practice
  • Provide nursing care
  • Provide supportive counselling and life skills programming
  • Supervise licensed practical nurses and other nursing staff

Skills and knowledge

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

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment

    Knowledge

  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Languages (English and French)
    • Languages Foreign
    • Psychology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Geography
    • Philosophy and Theology
    • History and Archaeology
    • Library and Heritage
    • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Education and Training Help -
    • Teaching and Instruction
  • Health Services Help -
    • Medicine
    • Therapy and Counselling
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