On February 21, 2019, ARNNL Council approved that NPs in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) who have the individual competence (necessary knowledge, skills, and judgment) could authorize the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
For more information or questions related to authorizing the use of cannabis for medical purposes, please contact Michelle Carpenter: email@example.com or 709-753-6174
ARNNL is seeking feedback on the new Nurse Practitioner Competency Validation Process for Re-Entry and Change of Stream.
The process is outlined in two documents. Please review the draft documents before proceeding to the survey. We estimate that it will take 10-15 minutes to review the document and 10-15 minutes to complete the survey.
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.
ARNNL and CLPNNL has been asked by stakeholders to provide direction on the role of RNs, NPs and LPNs in the administering and distribution of medical cannabis. The following collaborative memo sets out our organizations’ position at this point in time. It reflects information from multiple sources including professional legal options such as the Canadian Nurses Protective Society.
In accordance with the Prescription Monitoring Program Act, prescribers and dispensers administering or dispensing a monitored drug must view a patient’s medication profile prior to prescribing.
Tamper Resistant Prescription Pads (TRPP) have been updated to include a check box allowing the health provider to verify that the provincial electronic health record, HEALTHe NL, was reviewed and the time of day the review occurred.
Team Broken Earth are accepting nominations from recently graduated Registered Nurses and individuals holding a Bachelor of Nursing degree for the Carolyn Churchill Scholarship 2018 who reflect Carolyn’s spirit, enthusiasm and devotion to others. For more information and the application form, click here.