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Call for Volunteers - Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education

The Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education are looking for one or two RNs, LPNs, or NPs to fill the role of professional consultant for an activity this fall.  Experience in a community health setting would be an asset for this role. This year the activity, called IPE Team Functioning, will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 on Friday, September 22, 2017.  
 

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

Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) 150th Anniversary Recipients

To mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, CNA recognized some of the nurses who continue to pioneer health innovation in Canada and around the world. The Association is honouring 150 nurse innovators and champions in health care with profiles on their website. Of the 150 nurses, 10 are from Newfoundland and labrador. See more at: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/about-us/awards-and-recognition/150-nurses-for-canada#sthash.yPHfTDIv.dpuf

Add your voice to help shape national cannabis policy

Health Canada has asked the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) for nurses’ feedback on the impending legalization of non-medical cannabis, as outlined in Bill C-45, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and Other Acts. Your input will inform CNA’s response to the proposed law and provide advice to Health Canada on how to prepare for legalization.

The Summer Edition of Update is Here!

The most recent edition of ARNNL’s Update newsletter is now available. Please click here to view.

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 

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