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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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TO THE REGISTERED NURSES OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND NUNAVUT (RNANT/NU)

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

PPE Toolkit and Webinar

Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Toolkit  NSWOCC has launched a toolkit to support healthcare professionals wearing PPE. You can access the Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) tool kit at nswoc.ca/ppe and https://youtu.be/tM3V3Lrb02o Webinar: Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7PM EDTFor all the details click here (https://mcusercontent.com/8b9ee396e2447c6545f29677d/images/3b6cc2b9-9a57-4356-bdf7-dba727d50ffb.png)

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Job Opportunity: Registration Coordinator

The Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut has a place on its team for a personable and detail-oriented person to serve as Registration Coordinator. As the Registration Coordinator you will be the first point of contact for nurses and employers in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut regarding nursing registration. Primary responsibilities include providing support and guidance during the registration process. This is a full-time position for a one-year term. Qualifications: Minimum 2

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CDSA Issues Exemptions for Prescriptions of Controlled Substances

Health Canada has issued exemptions for prescriptions of controlled substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and its Regulations during social distancing. English: CDSA Exemption and interpretive guide for controlled substances French: Exemption en vertu de LRCDAS et guide d’interprétation pour les substances controlees  

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