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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    Canada
  • Jurisdiction
    Alberta
  • Organisation
    College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
  • Address

    Postal Address
    11620, 168 Street
    Edmonton
    ALBERTA T5M4A6

    Location Address
    11620, 168 Street
    Edmonton
    ALBERTA T5M4A6

  • Phone
    +1 780 541 0043
  • Fax
    +1 780 452 3276
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Cathy Giblin
    Director of Registration
  • Regulatory Body
    The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta serves the public by regulating registered nurses in order to promote and support safe, competent, ethical nursing care and providing progressive, innovative leadership that encourages professional excellence and influences health policy.
    http://www.nurses.ab.ca/Carna/index.aspx?WebStructureID=637 (accessed on 23.04.2009).

    The College is established and empowered by the Health Professionals Act. Chapter H-7 http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/Documents/acts/H07.CFM (assessed on 23.04.2009).

  • Health System
    Canada's publicly funded health care system is best described as an interlocking set of ten provincial and three territorial health insurance plans. Known to Canadians as "medicare", the system provides access to universal, comprehensive coverage for medically necessary hospital and physician services. Under the health care system, individual citizens are provided preventative care and medical treatments from primary care physicians as well as access to hospitals, dental surgery and additional medical services. With a few exceptions, all citizens qualify for health coverage regardless of medical history, personal income, or standard of living.

    The federal government, the ten provinces, and the three territories have key roles to play in the health care system in Canada. Health Canada's mandate is to help Canadians maintain and improve their health. Among other activities, Health Canada's responsibilities for health care include setting and administering national principles for the health care system through the Canada Health Act and delivering health care services to specific groups (e.g., First Nations and Inuit).

    Working in partnership with provinces and territories, Health Canada also supports the health care system through initiatives in areas such as health human resources planning, adoption of new technologies and primary health care delivery.
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/index_e.html (accessed on 23.04.2009).

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