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We regulate nursing in the northwest territories and Nunavut. Through licensing, policies and standards we promote excellence in nursing and ensure public safety.

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The Northwest Territories Registered Nurses Association (NWTRNA) was established in 1975 by the Nursing Profession Act as the regulatory and professional body for regisgjhgjhghjunavut (NU). Effective January 1, 2004, with new legislation the Northwest Territories Registered Nurses Association changed its name to the Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU).

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners are the only self-regulated health professionals in both the NT and NU. The regulatory functions of RNANT/NU per the Nursing Profession Acts (NPA) serve to protect the public and include:

  • Member Registration;
  • Professional Conduct Review; and
  • Approval of Education Programs

Professional Conduct Committee – Volunteers Needed

RNANT/NU is currently seeking to fill vacancies on the Professional Conduct Committee. You must be a registered nurse or nurse practitioner in good standing with RNANT/NU. For the Terms of Reference click here The application form is available here If you would like further information please contact Jan Inman, Director of Professional Conduct, at or (867) 873-2745 ext. 25.

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CADTH COVID-19 Webinar – Does the Evidence Support the Hype? COVID-19 and Antiviral Treatments

DATE: 05/29/2020 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. EDT (Webinar) The magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic globally is generating considerable interest in options to prevent infection and minimize the impact if infection occurs. Pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure treatment with a group of drugs called antivirals, sometimes in combination with an antibiotic, have been the subject of public debate and, at times, significant media reporting. Join us on Friday, May 29, 2020 for the evidence on two

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International Nurses Day

To mark International Nurses Day, Members of The Royal Family have joined together to pay tribute to nurses around the world. Click here to watch the video.  

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