ARNPEI Standards of Practice for Nurse Practitioners
A Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who has graduated from a recognized NP program and has received an endorsement to practice as a NP on Prince Edward Island. Only nurses who are endorsed to practice as a NP can use the designation “Nurse Practitioner”. NPs practice in a variety of settings including community, acute care and long term care.
In accordance with the Registered Nurses Act, a NP on PEI has the legislated authority to:
The Standards of Practice for Nurse Practitioners establish the minimum professional practice performance standards that the public can expect from the RN with a NP endorsement. This document is not a stand-alone document and should be used as a companion to the Registered Nurses Act, Nurse Practitioner Regulations and Core Competencies for Nurse Practitioners.
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