Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Articulate the rationale for expanding the scope of practice for registered nurses (RNs) in Ontario to include the ability to prescribe medications.
  • Understand the scope and limitations of the RN prescriber role as defined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Describe additional expectations and competencies for prescribing vaccines.
  • Describe scope of practice considerations for other health professionals.



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