A revised set of “Rules and Privileges”, as established by Council in April 2019, that will govern processes at the upcoming AGM that will be held by webinar and teleconference are now available. For more information on the AGM and a link to the Rules and Privileges click here.
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.
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:
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.
Info for HEALTHe NL: Prescription Monitoring Program
Please note, the 2018-19 licensure/membership renewal application, which opened on January 10, 2018, will close on March 31 (Saturday) at midnight. Practicing licences not renewed by this deadline will expire and you will not be permitted to practice after this date/time. If you practice without a license you will be subject to late and unauthorized practice fee and possible disciplinary action.
Reply by April 3, 2018
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) is recruiting Registered Nurse (RN) Volunteers (criteria below) to participate in the, NCLEX-RN® Standard Setting Panel of Judges meetings, to discuss entry-level RN activities. The meetings will take place in Chicago, Illinois on September 11-13, 2018.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association is offering Continuing Medical Education sessions on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).The NLMA will be delivering the session in Corner Brook March 10 and Happy Valley Goose Bay April 28.