New with the 2016-17 licensure/membership renewal period, all members applying to renew a practicing RN or NP license will see a change in the application process related to liability protection. The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) is the provider for liability protection for ARNNL members who hold annual licensure. It is a condition of a license that all RNs and NPs must have professional liability protection in order to practice nursing in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators (CCRNR) has released the preliminary NCLEX-RN exam results for the first six months of 2015, the first year that NCLEX-RN could be written in Canadian jurisdictions. On Sept. 1, all nursing schools in Canada in jurisdictions using the NCLEX-RN received the results for their graduates for the first six months of the year.
Thursday, August 6, 2015, Ottawa — Today, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) launched its Health Is Where the Home Is digital campaign for better seniors care and healthy aging, including an interactive cna-aiic.ca/election2015 website. More than 14 per cent of Canadians are 65 or older — an age group expected to double by 2036. As the election campaign gets underway, CNA wants to draw attention to the significant gaps in seniors home care and the recommendations it has developed for federal leaders.
July 21, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The four largest pan-Canadian health organizations welcome the overall direction set by the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation’s final report released last Friday, which they believe appropriately emphasizes patient needs.
At provincial government pre-budget consultations on March 6, the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL), the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA), the Pharmacists’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (NLCFPC) expressed their sharedsupport for innovative strategies that promote primary health care renewal in the province.
Nursing regulation in the province, and the role of ARNNL, are getting some international profile this month. "Nursing Regulation on the Eastern Edge of North America," penned by ARNNL Executive Director Lynn Power, is featured in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's publication, In Focus.