Employer Reference Group
The Employer Reference Group is made up of nurse employers from across Ontario who share information and collaborate on nursing regulatory issues of mutual interest.
The group enhances professional collaboration between nurse employers and the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and provides opportunities for education, discussion and consultation related to regulatory issues and accountability.
The main objectives of the Employer Reference Group is to:
- Discuss and collaborate on regulatory related topics of interest
- Clarify respective roles related to public protection
- Identify areas to support employers needs relating to nursing regulation such as policies, standards, guidelines, reporting and professional conduct processes
- Propose recommendations for consideration related to regulatory work
The Employer Reference group consists of two sub-groups representing the long-term care sector and multi-sector areas. Both sub-groups are comprised of 10 nurse employers from across the province who have volunteered to participate.