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The New Edition of ACCESS is Here!

The first edition of ACCESS Magazine for 2018 is now available! Members should begin receiving their copies via mail in the next few days. In the meantime, check it out online by clicking here

ARNNL LICENSURE / MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2018-19 NOW OPEN

Licensure/membership renewal 2018-19 is open. Visit MyARNNL to renew your annual practicing license or non-practicing membership.

Call for Nominations for ARNNL Council

Would you like to contribute to the decisions that govern your professional association and learn more about our regulatory and policy roles? Run for a position on Council, or nominate an RN you feel has the potential to make a valuable contribution to the profession.

Available positions in 2018:

  • President Elect
  • Central Region Councillor
  • Labrador/Grenfell Region Councillor
  • Education/Research Councillor
  • Administration Councillor

 
To be a candidate for election you must:

Call for Resolutions to the 2018 Annual Meeting

Resolutions are an important way that members of ARNNL can raise issues for discussion by colleagues at the ARNNL Annual Meeting, and call for action by the elected representatives.  Resolutions may be submitted by groups or individual ARNNL members.  Resolutions can be submitted by mail, fax or email.  View ARNNL guidelines on submission of resolutionsThe deadline for submission of resolutions is March 8, 2018.

Provincial Smoking Cessation Program for Individuals with Low Income Change in Coverage

The Smoking Cessation Program aims to improve access to quit smoking medications and nicotine replacement products by contributing to the cost of these products for individuals who are eligible under the Newfoundland and Labrador Prescription Drug Program (NLPDP).

MUNSON Nurse Practitioner Programs Facebook Live Q&A

On Thursday, January 11 from 12:30-1pm, Dr. Donna Moralejo, associate dean (graduate programs) will provide an overview of the programs and answer specific questions from viewers about courses, how to apply, who should apply, application deadlines, etc live on Facebook. More information about the session is available at http://www.mun.ca/nursing/grad/nplivesession.php or click here

 

ARNNL Holiday Closure

ARNNL House will be closed for the holidays starting Monday, December 25 and re-opening 9am on Tuesday, January 2. Voicemail messages left on 709-753-6040/800-563-3200 will be checked over this period on business days.

Quality of Care NL/Choosing Wisely NL's Antibiotics Campaign

Quality of Care NL/Choosing Wisely NL’s antibiotics campaign continues with a new video to raise awareness about antibiotics overuse: this week, we’re busting the myth that if you’re still sick after a week, you need antibiotics.  

Check it out here, along with all our other tools to help you talk to your patients about antibiotics use.

Thank you for helping spread the word and start the conversation!  

CNA Position Statement Consultation

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), has revised CNA’s position statements, Harm Reduction (2012), Patient Safety (2009), and Promoting Cultural Competence in Nursing (2010).
 
As an important stakeholder, they are seeking your perspectives and advice to ensure that the content of these position statements reflects current themes and priorities.
 
Here are the links to the surveys where you can provide feedback:
• Harm Reduction

ARNNL Council Approves 2017 Edition of the Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses

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.

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