↗ The Advisory Council congratulates government for completing the hiring of two new Nurse Practitioners since 2009, and initiating hiring of a third, to bring the province’s total to five. These are concrete steps. Executive Council has also endorsed enhanced integration of nurse practitioners. The Advisory Council looks forward to government meeting its promises and continuing to demonstrate its commitment to integrating nurse practitioners into the health-care system.
↗ Training for Queen Elizabeth Hospital nurses in the Sexual Abuse Nurse Examiner program is slated to take place in September of this year. The Advisory Council looks forward to updates on this important initiative.
Increased integration of nurse practitioners into the health-care system, including instituting a Sexual Abuse Nurse Examiner (SANE) program: B-
This is an excerpt from the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women 2011 Equality Report Card for PEI, released in June 2011 and based on information updated to May 30, 2011. The Advisory Council is republishing one area of assessment each week on this blog. For more information, visit the Advisory Council on the Status of Women website.