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ARNNL Contract Opportunity

The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) is seeking an individual(s) to complete a two-part project leading to the evaluation of ARNNL’s Continuing Competence Program (CCP).

ARNNL’s Continuing Competence Program has implemented since 2010 and a CCP audit process since 2014. Under Section 17 of the RN Regulations (2013), registered nurses and nurse practitioners are expected to participate in the CCP program each licensure year and provide all information requested in the conduct of the audit.

The contract will contain two parts:

CNA Certification Applications are Now Open

Care to Be the Best!

Join the growing network of more than 17,500 CNA-certified RNs at the leading edge of health care.

As a certified RN you are…

  • Recognized nationally for your specialty nursing practice excellence.
  • Valued by many employers, because your certification demonstrates specialized knowledge.
  • Recognized for your clear commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Viewed as having enhanced professional credibility by showing you Care to Be the Best!

Important 2017 Dates

Nurse Practitioner Focus Groups

Nurse Practitioners are invited to attend focus groups as part of the NP Evaluation. The purpose of the focus groups is to discuss issues in more depth than was captured with the survey portion of the project.  

We are interested in hearing about your experiences as an NP and learning your insights into the implementation, integration and impact of the NP role. This information will be very helpful in formulating recommendations for policy development and future planning for the NP role.

Are you a Registered Nurse who Works with a Nurse Practitioner?

ARNNL is seeking Registered Nurses who work with Nurse Practitioners to participate in a focus group as part of the Nurse Practitioner Evaluation. Your participation is voluntary and any information you provide will be confidential.

The evaluation is being conducted by The Institute for the Advancement of Public Policy, Inc. on behalf of ARNNL. The team members are Colleen Hanrahan, Christine Way, and Kathy Watkins.  

Volunteer Opportunity with Patient Partners in Arthritis (retired RNs)

Are you a retired RN looking for a volunteer opportunity? Join Patient Partners in Arthritis!

  • Do you have Arthritis?
  • Do you have a flexible time schedule?
  • Are you comfortable guiding small groups and would like to use your experience living with Arthritis to benefit the health care community?

If you answered yes to these questions, volunteering may be a great fit for you. Training will be provided.

ARNNL Seeks Public Volunteers to Serve on Quality Assurance Committee

The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) is the regulatory body and professional organization for all registered nurses (RN) and nurse practitioners (NPs) in the province.  ARNNL is currently looking for three public representatives to serve on ARNNL’s Quality Assurance Committee.

For more information, please click here.

National Immunization Awareness Week

With the re-emergence of measles in several Canadian communities, it is more important than ever to get the facts about immunization.  Diseases such as this are highly contagious and can lead to serious health problems, permanent disability, and even death.  Vaccination is still the best way to prevent such diseases; in addition it helps protect those around us who may have compromised immune systems and are not able to receive the vaccine.   

Pre-Authorized Payments for 2017-18

Members who are not set up for payroll deduction from an employer can avail of ARNNL’s automated pre-authorized withdrawals for their 2018-19 renewal fees. Details on withdrawal amounts and dates can be found at www.arnnl.ca/pre-authorized-payment . ARNNL does NOT keep confidential records so a new application MUST be completed every year. THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION TO ARNNL IS JUNE 30, 2017. Applications can be found at www.arnnl.ca/registration-forms 

Opportunity for ARNNL Voting Delegate at CNA Annual Meeting 2017

ARNNL is interested in connecting with  practicing RNs/NPs who plan to be in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 and who would possibly be interested in attending the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Annual General Meeting and thus could also have the opportunity to be an ARNNL voting delegate.  The meeting will take place 0830-1630h at the Shaw Center in Ottawa.  This opportunity – to participate in person - is a good learning and networking experience.

ARNNL Council Elections Open - Vote Now!

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