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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 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

CNPS Webinar: Medical Cannabis: Where do we stand now?

Date: May 25th, 2022 Time: 12:30-1:30 MST Now that the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations have been in force for a few years, join CNPS for a refresher on medical cannabis. In this webinar, CNPS will also answer some of the questions they have received from nurses related to medical cannabis. *๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ช๐’‚๐’๐’‚๐’…๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ต๐’–๐’“๐’”๐’†๐’” ๐‘ท๐’“๐’๐’•๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐‘บ๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’†๐’•๐’š (๐‘ช๐‘ต๐‘ท๐‘บ-๐‘บ๐‘ท๐‘ฐ๐‘ฐ๐‘ช) ๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’‡๐’“๐’†๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐‘ช๐‘ต๐‘ท๐‘บ ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’๐’†๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’” Click here to register now for the webinar

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Health Care Professionals: Research Study Participants Needed

The ๐‘ป๐’“๐’‚๐’–๐’Ž๐’‚ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘น๐’†๐’„๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’š ๐‘ณ๐’‚๐’ƒ at McMaster University is currently running a research study funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada regarding healthcare workersโ€™ mental health and experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interested healthcare workers may choose to participate in both an interview and a survey, or a survey alone. This study will yield important findings to inform evidence-based supports for healthcare workers across Canada. If you are interested in participating, click here to

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Nurses’ Week Quiz!

Happy Nurses’ Week! Take this quiz for your chance to win one of two great prizes! 1st prize: RNANT/NU beach bag filled with brain foods 2nd prize: A footcare basket HINT: All answers can be found in our latest newsletter RNANTNU Quiz Nurses’ Week For the fillable PDF version of the quiz, click here Submit answers to execast@rnantnu.ca Winners will be announced on Friday (May 13th) in the afternoon!ย 

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The CNA Mantra: We Answer The Call

The Canadian Nurses Association released this mantra in video format last year to highlight the work that is done by nurses to #AnswerTheCall. This video is worth watching on repeat, to remind us of the hard work and dedication that nurses lend to the rest of the world. Click here to access the videoย 

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