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Call for Volunteers- NCSBN NCLEX Exam Development Meetings

 

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) is recruiting Registered Nurse (RN) Volunteers (criteria below) to participate in the two upcoming NCLEX exam development meetings that will take place in Chicago, Illinois as follows:

 

NCLEX-RN Practice Analysis Expert Panel Meeting – November 11-13, 2019

Duty to Report - Notifiable Diseases List

 

The New PUBLIC HEALTH PROTECTION AND PROMOTION ACT (PHPPA) was enacted on July 1, 2019. This Act mandates health care professionals with the DUTY TO REPORT a set of communicable diseases known as “Notifiable Diseases”.

The Notifiable Diseases list and the written report are attached to this correspondence. Please note: the diseases for which suspect or confirmed diagnosis require immediate reporting to the Medical Officers of Health (MOH) on-call.

Medication Management 2019

The document Medication Management (2019) has been approved by ARNNL Council and CLPNNL Board and will replace ARNNLs 2005 Medication Standards.
 
For more information or questions related to this document, please contact:
Peggy Rauman, Nursing Consultant - Policy & Practice, 709-753-6193 prauman@arnnl.ca
 
To access the Medication Management 2019 document, please click here.

Opportunity for Input - Draft Advertising Nursing Services Document

ARNNL is seeking your feedback on a new draft document: Advertising Nursing Services.

Please review the draft document before proceeding to the survey. We estimate that it will take 10 minutes to review the document and 10 minutes to complete the survey.

Here is the link to the draft document:

https://www.arnnl.ca/sites/default/files/ConsultationDraft-AdvertisingNursingServices.pdf

Unregulated Care Providers in Community Settings

On June 10th, 2019, ARNNL Council approved the document: Unregulated Care Providers in Community Settings (2019).

For more information or questions related to this document, please contact:

Rolanda Lavallee Nursing Consultant - Policy & Practice 709 753 6019 rlavallee@arnnl.ca

Click here to access the document.

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Monday, June 10th, 2019

Please be advised: 

ARNNL's 65th Annual General Meeting will be available across the province by webinar and teleconference June 10th, 20109 from 7 - 9 pm (NST).

A link to the webinar and teleconference dial-in information will be emailed to registrants prior to the meeting.

A telephone (observer) option will be available as per previous years to those who wish to attend but do not register.

The dial-in information will be posted on this page two hours prior to the event start time.

 

NL Nursing Regulators Acknowledge National Nursing Week 2019

 

NL Nursing Regulators Acknowledge National Nursing Week 2019

 

REVISED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) RULES AND PRIVILEGES

A revised set of “Rules and Privileges”, as established by Council in April 2019, that will govern processes at the upcoming AGM that will be held by webinar and teleconference are now available. For more information on the AGM and a link to the Rules and Privileges click here.

NEW: Authorizing the Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

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: mcarpenter@arnnl.ca or 709-753-6174
 

CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS

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.

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