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We will be holding our Annual General Meeting virtually on October 22nd, 2022
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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 registered nurses and nurse practitioners in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. 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

Public Review โ€“ National Occupational Standard (NOS) for Personal Care Providers (PSWs, HCAs, CCAs, RCWs, etc.)

The public review of the national occupational standard for personal care providers* will take place fromโ€ฏJuly 21, 2022 to September 8, 2022. About the project Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has worked with its members, provinces and territories, employers, workers, and other stakeholders to create a draft of a national occupational standard for personal care providers (PSWs, HCAs, CCAs, RCWs, etc.). An occupational standard results from a job task analysis of a specific occupation. It

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Nurses as Health Activists

Looking for volunteers to take part in a study of health activism. To participate in the study, individuals must be: 1) a registered nurse, registered practical nurse or a baccalaureate nursing student; 2) involved in health activism as part of their nursing practice; 3) working or studying in Canada; 4) are 18 years of age or older; 5) English speaking

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Now Recruiting for NCLEX Item Development Opportunities

NCSBN is currently recruiting qualified nurses to serve on upcoming item development panels for NCLEX and Next Generation NCLEX (NGN). Volunteers who participate on these panels are an integral part of the exam development process and we need your help. Please forward this information to qualified nurses in your jurisdiction: Educators of licensed practical/vocational nurse (LPN/VN) or registered nurse (RN) students Supervisors of newly licensed (less than 12 months) LPN/VNs or RNs Qualification requirements are

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PEER North Evidence-based Navigation of Northern Medicine – Inaugural Conference 2022

After years of communication with Northern health care providers, the Northwest Territories Medical Association (NWTMA) sensed a need for greater collaboration to share experiences and knowledge unique to Northern Practice. With support from Practice NWT, and in partnership with PEER; Patients, Experience, Evidence, Research; an organization free from industry bias; we are enthusiastic about creating a Northern family medicine education forum and encourage all interested healthcare providers to attend Learn more

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