The Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education are looking for one or two RNs, LPNs, or NPs to fill the role of professional consultant for an activity this fall. Experience in a community health setting would be an asset for this role. This year the activity, called IPE Team Functioning, will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 on Friday, September 22, 2017.
The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL) is seeking an individual(s) to complete a two-part project leading to the evaluation of ARNNL’s Continuing Competence Program (CCP).
ARNNL’s Continuing Competence Program has implemented since 2010 and a CCP audit process since 2014. Under Section 17 of the RN Regulations (2013), registered nurses and nurse practitioners are expected to participate in the CCP program each licensure year and provide all information requested in the conduct of the audit.
Effective October 24, ARNNL Council approved the Canadian Nurses Association's (CNA) 2017 edition of the Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses as the authoritative criteria to guide ethical registered nurse (RN) practice for all ARNNL members, replacing the CNA's 2008 edition of the Code of Ethics.
On October 20th, 2017, ARNNL Council approved a change in the scope of NP practice and designated Buprenorphine-Naloxone (Suboxone) and Methadone as drugs NPs, who meet the specified practice and education requirements, may prescribe for the treatment of opioid dependence or pain management as deemed appropriate for the specific client. NPs must complete ALL of the identified education and practice requirements to prescribe Buprenorphine-Naloxone (Suboxone) and Methadone.
CNA members will select a new president-elect at the June 2018 annual meeting of members in Ottawa. You’re invited to submit a nomination for this respected national role if you or a nurse leader you know is interested in contributing to nursing and health-care matters on a national scale. Deadline: December 7, 2017. The eligibility and nomination criteria are available at https://cna-aiic.ca/about-us/our-leadership/call-for-nominations
Enjoy a fun evening of mingling, munching and conversing with your MUNSON family, Friday, Oct. 13, from 7-9 pm in the Junior Common Room of R. Gushue Hall on Memorial’s St. John’s Campus. We’ll have finger foods and a cash bar! It’s gonna be our lucky day! All years are invited, and we’ll also tip our hats to Classes of 2002, 1992 and 1982 celebrating 15, 25, 35-year anniversaries.