Credentialing and Regulators Forum 2016

The meeting of the Credentialing and Regulators Forum was held on 18 & 19 May 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The purpose of this meeting is to:

  • focus on important issues relevant to regulation and credentialing;
  • provide an opportunity for ICN and ICM to update members on developments since our last meeting;
  • consider topics of shared interest that will form the focus for the Triad meeting being held on the 20th and 21th of May.  A major focus of the Triad meeting will be the future of the nursing and midwifery workforce; and
  • offer an opportunity to share best practice and develop potential solutions to shared challenges.

Meeting report


Appendix 1: List of participants and countries

Appendix 2: Environmental scan

Evidence based regulation and credentialing:

Appendix 3:  Shirley Brekken, USA

Appendix 4:  Heather Maurer, USA

Panel discussion - How can regulation advance the nursing and midwifery professions and enable progress, while still serving the mandate to protect the public?

Appendix 5: Karima Velji, Canada

Appendix 6: Sue Bree, New Zealand

Continuing Professional Development

Appendix 7: Elizabeth Adams, Ireland

Appendix 8: Summary CPD quality assurance by country

Appendix 9: ICM update

Appendix 10: ICN update

Role of regulation and credentialing in addressing the future of nursing and midwifery workforce in light of global health agendas

Appendix 11: Tassana Boontong, Thailand

Appendix 12: Muntaha Gharaibeh, Jordan