CNA Certification Employer Recognition Award and Memorial Book

Employer Recognition Award

Each year, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) gives one health-care facility the Employer Recognition Award for exemplary, sustained support of the CNA Certification Program and CNA-certified registered nurses (RNs).

To be eligible for the award, employers must be nominated by a current CNA-certified RN or certification candidate; be nominated by a group of CNA-certified RNs and/or candidates with the same employer; or nominate themselves.

Trust Awards: Education and Research Funding Awarded to Registered Nurses in NL

The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) Education & Research Trust awarded scholarships and bursaries to registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and nursing students this morning during two ceremonies: one at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s and the other at the Western Regional School of Nursing in Corner Brook, NL.

For the full release, please click here.

Entry-Level Competencies for Nurse Practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador (2016)

On October 21, 2016, ARNNL Council approved the Regulatory Document: Entry-Level Competencies for Nurse Practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador (2016). The entry-level competencies (ELCs) were developed as part of a national analysis of the three streams of Nurse Practitioner (NP) Practice: Family/All Ages, Adult & Pediatric/Child undertaken by the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulations (CCRNR), of which ARNNL is a member.

Participate in Health Canada's Revision of the Food Guide

Health Canada is revising Canada’s Food Guide to reflect new evidence and meet the needs of various audiences. To help them do this, they want to hear from you. Your input will be used to:

•identify ways to effectively communicate nutrition information to Canadians
•develop healthy eating recommendations and policies
•better understand different audiences’ use of healthy eating recommendations.

To learn more, please click here. The deadline for participation is Decemeber 8.

ARNNL Seeking Committee Volunteers

ARNNL is seeking two practicing members, one from the Eastern region and one from the Northern Peninsula/Labrador region, to serve on the Committee on Nominations. These positions are three year terms. This is a great opportunity to become involved with ARNNL, connect with other RNs, and have input in the Council nomination process. The work requirement for this Committee is minimal with the main accountability focusing on the Council nominations and elections process.

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