Practice & Advanced Practice

Standards, Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice

ARNNL has the legislative authority to advance and promote ethical and professional standards for registered nurses, and to define and determine the scope of nursing practice.

Scope of Practice for RNs    Standards & Code of Ethics
Scope of Practice for NPs    
     

Advanced Practice

Two advanced practice roles are recognized in Canada: nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist.

Nurse Practitioner   Advanced Practice Resources
Clinical Nurse Specialist    
     

Practice Consultation

Confidential and supportive consultation is available to you.

How We Can Help You   Request a Presentation
Resource Articles   Self-Employment
Connect with a Practice Consultant    
     

Addressing Practice Matters

Registered nurses recognize and take action in situations where client safety is actually or potentially compromised.

Safety Concerns   Duty to Report
How to Resolve Professional Practice Issues   ARNNL/CLPNNL Direction on the Role of RNs, NPs and LPNs in Administering and Distribution of Medical Cannabis
     

Resources to Support Your Practice

In addition to the Standards, Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice, here are some additional resources.

Workplace Representatives   Special Interest Groups
CNA   CNPS
myCNA   NCSBN
Request ARNNL Materials   Resources & Publications
Events    
     

Recognizing Excellence

ARNNL's Awards for Excellence in Nursing recognize registered nurses and nurse practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador who demonstrate excellence in nursing.  In conjunction with ARNNL’s Awards, Honorary Membership is bestowed upon individuals who have helped advance the nursing profession and improve the quality of care provided to the people of the province. Nominees may be members of the nursing profession or the public. Posthumous nominations are welcome.

About the Awards   Nomination Process
Honorary Membership    
     
   
   

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