Certificate for Expedited Registration in an Emergency
For more information on this registration certificate, click here.
RN Locum Opportunities
April 4, 2020: PPE Education Opportunity
Webinar: Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7PM EDT
For all the details click here
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
April 3, 2020:
CNA Choosing Wisely COVID-19 Recommendations
April 2, 2020:
The CNA website has a new COVID-19 section. FInd information on clinical considerations, nursing issues, prevention and treatment, and more. Click here to check it out.
March 31, 2020:
Claire Betker (CNA) and Doris Grinspun (RNAO) discuss equipment and supplies shortages on Power and Politics. Click here to watch the video.
March 30, 2020:
American Assoication of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is offering a FREE course: Cross Training to Treat Patients with COVID-19. Click here for more information.
March 27, 2020: Letter from RNANT/NU to Membership
Letter to RNANT/NU Membership from RNANT/NU President
March 26, 2020:
Current recommendations from the Office of the Chief Public Health Office, click here
NTHSSA Service Changes and Announcements click here
March 24, 2020: NCLEX-RN
For updates click here
March 23, 2020: Workers Exempt from Travel Restrictions
For information regarding essential workers and those engaged in providing support services to essential services workers, click here
March 21, 2020: Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in NWT
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) confirms that a person in the Northwest Territories has COVID-19.
Click here for the GNWT, H&SS press release
March 20, 2020: GNWT News Release: Chief Public Health Officer Prepares to Order the prohibition of travel to the NWT with limited exceptions
Self-isolation to be ordered for those returning to the territory to ensure protection of residents.
Click here to read the release.
March 20, 2020: 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.
March 18, 2020: NCLEX-RN Candidates
Test delivery at Canada based test centres is suspended until April 16, 2020.
March 18, 2020: Office Closure
The RNANT/NU office is closed and all staff are working remotely. While the office is physically closed, we continue to:
- respond to phone and email requests
- register and license RNs and NPs
- answer practice questions and deliver practice advice
- respond to complaints and intervene if practice is unacceptable
- share updates through the website, social media, and newsletter.
For information regarding expedited registration during an emergency click here
We can be reached at 867-873-2745 or by email
March 17, 2020 Notice to Members: RNANT/NU 2020 AGM Cancelled
After careful consideration the 2020 RNANT/NU Annual General Meeting has been cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision is based on recent recommendations from the federal and territorial Chief Public Health Office and Chief Medical Officer. The cancellation includes the education day.