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Nurse Practitioners Providing Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)

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:

Michelle Carpenter
Nursing Consultant - Policy & Practice
709 753 6174
 
Click here to access the document.

Pre-Authorized Payments (PAP) Deadline

The deadline to have PAP applications in for 2019-20 license renewal is June 30, 2018. For members not on payroll deduction, you can spread the cost of annual licensure over six months through participating in PAP. Details and applications can be found here.

ARNNL House Closed on Monday, June 25

Please note, ARNNL will be closed on Monday, June 25 in observance of the provincial Discovery Day holiday.

Opportunity for Input - Draft Standards for NP Practice in NL

ARNNL is seeking your feedback on a new draft ARNNL document: Standards for Nurse Practitioner Practice in Newfoundland & Labrador.

The primary purpose of Nurse Practitioner (NP) Standards is to identify for NPs, the public, government and other stakeholders, the desired and achievable level of performance expected of NPs in their practice, against which actual performance can be measured.

Please review the draft document before proceeding to the survey. We estimate that it will take 15 minutes to review the document and 15 minutes to complete the survey.

Opportunity for Input - Authorizing Unregulated Care Providers in Community Settings Draft Document

ARNNL is seeking your feedback on a new draft ARNNL Interpretive Document: Authorizing Unregulated Care Providers to Perform Nursing Tasks in Community Settings: Assistance, Direction, and Delegation

Please review the draft document before proceeding to the survey. We estimate that it will take 10 minutes to review the document and 10 minutes to complete the survey.

Here is the link to the draft document:

Updates To Tamper Resistant Prescription Pads

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. 

HEALTHe NL: Prescription Monitoring Program

Info for HEALTHe NL: Prescription Monitoring Program

Retirement Reception for Provincial Chief Nurse Beverly Griffiths

Please see the invite to the Retirement Reception for Provincial Chief Nurse, Beverly Griffiths, scheduled for April 20 at ARNNL House. This is an open invitation. We look forward to seeing you.

 

Carolyn Churchill Scholarship 2018

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.

 

 

CNA Seeking Input on Revised Advanced Nursing Practice Framework - Deadline April 20

CNA is revising Advanced Nursing Practice: A National Framework to ensure its relevancy and currency in light of new realities in education, legislation/regul

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