Standards, Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice
ARNNL has the legislative authority to advance and promote ethical and professional standards for registered nurses, and to define and determine the scope of nursing practice.
|Scope of Practice for RNs||Standards & Code of Ethics|
|Scope of Practice for NPs|
Two advanced practice roles are recognized in Canada: nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist.
|Nurse Practitioner||Advanced Practice Resources|
|Clinical Nurse Specialist|
Confidential and supportive consultation is available to you.
|How We Can Help You||Request a Presentation|
|Connect with a Practice Consultant|
Addressing Practice Matters
Registered nurses recognize and take action in situations where client safety is actually or potentially compromised.
|Safety Concerns||Duty to Report|
|How to Resolve Professional Practice Issues||ARNNL/CLPNNL Direction on the Role of RNs, NPs and LPNs in Administering and Distribution of Medical Cannabis|
Resources to Support Your Practice
In addition to the Standards, Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice, here are some additional resources.
|Workplace Representatives||Special Interest Groups|
|Request ARNNL Materials||Resources & Publications|
ARNNL's Awards for Excellence in Nursing recognize registered nurses and nurse practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador who demonstrate excellence in nursing. In conjunction with ARNNL’s Awards, Honorary Membership is bestowed upon individuals who have helped advance the nursing profession and improve the quality of care provided to the people of the province. Nominees may be members of the nursing profession or the public. Posthumous nominations are welcome.
|About the Awards||Nomination Process|