Course Opportunity: De-Stigmatizing Practices and Mental Illness

As health care professionals we are responsible for the care and safety of our clients/patients, which also includes advocating on their behalf. It is not uncommon for patients with mental health challenges to report having experienced stigmatizing behaviours, from not only the general public but from health care providers as well. As a patient advocate, you have the unique opportunity to help address the stigma associated with mental illness.

All members renewing practicing licenses must complete CNPS process for 2016-17

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.

Call for Resolutions - ARNNL 65th Annual Meeting

Resolutions are an important way to raise issues for discussion at the Annual General Meeting and to request action by ARNNL Council.  Resolutions are advisory in nature and therefore not binding on 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 10, 2019.

Become a Graduate Student at Memorial University

Memorial University’s free webinars are the perfect opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about MUN, its graduate programs, admission requirements and the application process.

New ARNNL Regulatory Fact Sheets Available

ARNNL has prepared new fact sheets on Interim LicensureNCLEX-RN and Provisional Registration.

Amendments to RN Regulations Enhance Interim Licence Options


Master of Health Management Program - McMaster University


Master of Health Management (MHM) Program - McMaster University

Bridge the Gap between Health Professional and Health Management (Part-time, online degree program)

CCRNR Releases NCLEX-RN Exam Results

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.

Registered nurses launch digital drive to bring real voice of seniors health to federal campaign

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 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.

Media Release - Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation Provides Welcomed Focus on Patient Needs

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.

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