Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Health System Level Accreditation Bodies Recommendations

Health System Level Accreditation Bodies Recommendations
6. Accreditation and approval bodies incorporate indicators that are comprehensive and reflect best practices in nursing staffing and workload management in approval and accreditation programs. The overall process of accreditation and approval is guided by an evidence-based model.

6.1 Health service organizations are accredited based on criteria that reflect recommendations in this HWE BPG, including the range of variables that affect the delivery of high quality, safe and ethical care to patients/clients and provision of a safe work environment for nurses

6.2 Nursing educational programs are approved and accredited based on criteria that reflect recommendations in this HWE BPG, including the range of variables that affect the clinical and classroom work environments for students and faculty

 

Healthy Work Environment
Developing and Sustaining Effective Staffing and Workload Practices
Healthy Work Environment Recommendations