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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.

Professional Practice

Professional Practice information assists in guiding nursing practice.

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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

CNF: A Virtual Celebration of Nurses

CNF Nightingale MarkerAide A Virtual Celebration of Nurses Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 7:30pm – 9:00pm EST About the Gala For this year’s 10th anniversary gala, the Canadian Nurses Foundation is proud to present the 2020 Nightingale MaskerAide, an immersive virtual experience to thank and celebrate nurses and provide aid during this crucial time. Join CNF on December 3rd as we roll out the (virtual) red carpet for nurses with an evening featuring iconic Canadian talent and

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Remembrance Day

The RNANT/NU office will be closed November 11, 2020 in observance of Remembrance Day. Lest we forget. 

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Happy NP Week!

RNANTNU would like to recognize the contributions that NPs make to our health care system. November 8-14th is NP Week! Happy NP Week! Thank you NPs!!!

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