Deb Elias is the Chief of Quality Practice at the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM). She has practiced as a registered nurse for over 30 years and has worked in regulation with CRNM for more than 20 years. Deb oversees the areas of registered nursing scope of practice, standards of practice, education programs, continuing competence and interprofessional collaboration. Deb has completed baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing at the University of Manitoba. More recently she completed a Fellowship in Regulatory Excellence through the National Council State Board of Nursing with a focus on competence.