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Registered Nurses Profile (including Nurse Practitioners), Prince Edward Island, 2017

General RN Statistics

Number (%)
RN supply 1,652 (—)
RN workforce 1,571 (—)
NP supply 24 (—)
NP workforce 24 (—)

RN Supply

Number (%)
Inflow 151 (9.1)
Renewal 1,501 (90.9)
Outflow 132 (8.0)

Demographic Profile of RN Supply in Canada

Number (%)
Average Age Years 45.4 (—)
Sex Female 1,586 (96.0)
Male 66 (4.0)
Highest Education in Nursing Discipline Diploma 560 (33.9)
Baccalaureate 1006 (60.9)
Master's / Doctorate 86 (5.2)

Profile of RNs Working in Canada

Number (%)
Employment Status Full Time 833 (53.0)
Part Time 550 (35.0)
Casual 188 (12.0)
Unknown 0 (—)
Place of Work Hospital 910 (57.9)
Community Health Agency 80 (5.1)
Nursing Home / LTC Facility 203 (12.9)
Other Place of Work 378 (24.1)
Position Staff Nurse 1,141 (72.6)
Manager 116 (7.4)
Other Positions 314 (20.0)
Area of Responsibility Direct Care 1,371 (87.3)
Administration 131 (8.3)
Education 67 (4.3)
Research 2 (0.006)
Direct Care Area of Responsibility Medicine / Surgery 239 (17.4)
Psychiatry / Mental Health 110 (8.0)
Paediatrics 34 (2.5)
Maternity / Newborn 89 (6.5)
Geriatrics / Long-term Care 211 (15.4)
Critical Care 66 (4.8)
Community Health 85 (6.2)
Ambulatory Care 65 (4.7)
Home Care 71 (5.2)
Occupational Health 3 (0.2)
Operating Room / Recovery Room 66 (4.8)
Emergency Care 125 (9.1)
Several Clinical Areas 35 (2.6)
Oncology 24 (1.8)
Rehabilitation 16 (1.2)
Public Health 48 (3.5)
Telehealth 0 (0.0)
Other Direct Care 84 (6.1)

Notes
– Data is not applicable or does not exist.

For Place of Work, Hospital includes data from hospital (general, maternal, pediatric, psychiatric), mental health centre and rehabilitation/convalescent centre. Community health includes data from community health centre, home care agency, nursing station (outpost or clinic), public health department/unit and physician’s office/family practice unit. Nursing home/LTC includes data from nursing home/long-term care facility. Other place of work includes data from business/industry/occupational health office, private nursing agency/private duty, self-employed, educational institution, association/government and other place of work.

For Position, Staff Nurse includes RN staff nurse/community health nurse. Manager includes chief nursing officer/chief executive officer, director/assistant director and manager/assistant manager. Other positions includes instructor/professor/educator, researcher, consultant, clinical specialist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner and other position.

For Area of Responsibility, Direct Care includes data from medical/surgical, psychiatric/mental health, pediatric, maternal/newborn, geriatric/long-term care, critical care, community health, ambulatory care, home care, occupational health, operating room, emergency room, nursing in several clinical areas, oncology, rehabilitation, public health, telehealth and other patient care. Administration includes data from nursing services, nursing education and other administration. Education includes data from teaching students, teaching employees, teaching patients/clients and other education. Research includes data from nursing research and other research.

For more information regarding collection and comparability of data, refer to the Regulated Nurses, 2017: Methodology Guide on CIHI’s website: www.cihi.ca.

Source
Health Workforce Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information.