Module Three

Professional and Regulatory Accountability


In their use of information and communication technologies, nurses must exercise judgement and ethical practices, recognize their accountabilities, and participate in continually enhancing the quality and safety of the use of these tools in practice.

This module links to CASN Competency 2.0 (PDF):

Uses ICTs in accordance with professional and regulatory standards and workplace policies.

It also provides an introduction to the following:

  • Part 1 – Privacy, security and the protection of health information
  • Part 2 – Nurses’ accountability to minimize risks associated with the use of ICT

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