ARNNL and CLPNNL has been asked by stakeholders to provide direction on the role of RNs, NPs and LPNs in the administering and distribution of medical cannabis. The following collaborative memo sets out our organizations’ position at this point in time. It reflects information from multiple sources including professional legal options such as the Canadian Nurses Protective Society.
On June 7, 2018 ARNNL Council approved the Regulatory Document: Nurse Practitioners Providing Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).
For more information or questions related to MAID, please contact:
In accordance with the Prescription Monitoring Program Act, prescribers and dispensers administering or dispensing a monitored drug must view a patient’s medication profile prior to prescribing.
Tamper Resistant Prescription Pads (TRPP) have been updated to include a check box allowing the health provider to verify that the provincial electronic health record, HEALTHe NL, was reviewed and the time of day the review occurred.
Info for HEALTHe NL: Prescription Monitoring Program
Team Broken Earth are accepting nominations from recently graduated Registered Nurses and individuals holding a Bachelor of Nursing degree for the Carolyn Churchill Scholarship 2018 who reflect Carolyn’s spirit, enthusiasm and devotion to others. For more information and the application form, click here.
Please note, the 2018-19 licensure/membership renewal application, which opened on January 10, 2018, will close on March 31 (Saturday) at midnight. Practicing licences not renewed by this deadline will expire and you will not be permitted to practice after this date/time. If you practice without a license you will be subject to late and unauthorized practice fee and possible disciplinary action.
Reply by April 3, 2018
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) is recruiting Registered Nurse (RN) Volunteers (criteria below) to participate in the, NCLEX-RN® Standard Setting Panel of Judges meetings, to discuss entry-level RN activities. The meetings will take place in Chicago, Illinois on September 11-13, 2018.