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Licensure/Membership Renewal is Now Open

Licensure/membership renewal 2019-20 is open. Visit MyARNNL to renew your annual practicing license or non-practicing membership.

ARNNL Member Survey Begins Feb. 15

ARNNL has commissioned a local company, Ryan Research, to conduct a telephone survey of a random sample of members throughout the province beginning Feb. 15. ARNNL last surveyed members in 2015. ARNNL values the feedback that members can offer, as insights from the data collected help to inform organizational activities. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Julie Wells, ARNNL Research & Policy Officer, at jwells@arnnl.ca or (709) 753-6182.

 

Not Receiving ARNNL E-mails? We are Working on it.

ARNNL has been notified that some members using certain e-mail addresses (e.g., Hotmail) may not be receiving our communications. Please be advised that we are working on this issue, and hope to have a solution very soon. As always, all important ARNNL updates are posted on our website.

CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS

Resolutions are an important way to raise issues for discussion by colleagues at the Annual General Meeting and to call for action by your elected ARNNL Council.  Resolutions consistent with ARNNL's mandate and role may be submitted by special interest groups or individual members.  Resolutions can be submitted by mail, fax or email.  View ARNNL's guidelines on submission of resolutions.  The deadline for submission of resolutions is May 8, 2019.

Winter Teleconference Schedule now Available

Click here to view the Winter continuing education sessions schedule from ARNNL.

ARNNL/CLPNNL Direction on the Role of RNs, NPs and LPNs in Administering and Distribution of Medical Cannabis

ARNNL and CLPNNL has been asked by stakeholders to provide direction on the role of RNs, NPs and LPNs in the administering and distribution of medical cannabis. The following collaborative memo sets out our organizations’ position at this point in time. It reflects information from multiple sources including professional legal options such as the Canadian Nurses Protective Society.

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.

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.

 

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