last updated: December 6, 2019

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

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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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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,

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Notice to Members

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.   Check this page or follow us on facebook for updates.  

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Outlook on Nursing Survey

The Outlook on Nursing survey aims to find out more about nurses’ work environments. This research will help the Canadian Federation of Nurses Union examine the relationships between nurse staffing, nurses’ work environment and how this impacts patient care. Take the survey here:  Outlook on Nursing Survey

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Karen Graham Northern Nursing Award Application

The Karen Graham Northern Nursing Award will be awarded to a nurse currently working in Canada’s north (Yukon, NWT and/or Nunavut) who meets the required criteria. The award is available only to registered nurses employed in the Yukon, Nunavut, or Northwest Territories.     The application is available here

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2020 AGM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The 2020 RNANT/NU AGM will be 1:30pm, Saturday, April 25 at the Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife, NT. We extend a very warm invitation to all our members to join us. More information including nomination forms and resolution forms are available here.

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