Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

Nurse Executive

Professional Development: Effectiveness as a Member of the Board / Senior Management Team

How do effective nurse executives:

  • Conduct self-evaluation
  • Develop their professional learning plan
  • Engage in life-long learning


  • Using the Nurse Executive Self- Assessment Tool and the Nurse Executive Role and Responsibilities Framework to identify areas of strength and areas for continued growth.
  • Using the College of Nurses of Ontario’s reflective practice tools
  • Engaging in professional development opportunities (ie. Fellowships, collaboratives, research, sabbaticals)