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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 …

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AGM October 2022

The Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut will be hold its Annual General Meeting on October 22, 2022. This will be a hybrid event (virtual/in person).  More details will be posted in the upcoming weeks. Call for Nominations – coming soon Call for Resolutions – coming soon

Upcoming Webinar: Nursing and Criminal Negligence

Canadian Nurses Protective Society Nursing Week Webinar: Nursing and Criminal Negligence Due to popular demand, we have brought back our webinar on Nursing and Criminal Negligence. In a recent American court decision, a nurse was criminally charged after unintentionally administering the wrong medication to a patient, causing death. The nurse now faces several years in …

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Health Care Professionals: Research Study Participants Needed

The 𝑻𝒓𝒂𝒖𝒎𝒂 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑹𝒆𝒄𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝑳𝒂𝒃 at McMaster University is currently running a research study funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada regarding healthcare workers’ 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 …

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CCRNR NP Consultation Activities

The Nurse Practitioner Regulation Framework Implementation Plan Project (NPR-FIPP) is a multi-year, multi-faceted initiative commissioned by the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators (CCRNR). The NPR-FIPP builds on previous work with a goal to implement the recommendations endorsed by CCRNR regarding six basic elements of a Model for Nurse Practitioner Regulation in Canada. Click here …

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Annual Conference: Urology Interest Group of Edmonton

The Urology Interest Group of Edmonton is hosting their annual conference virtually on May 6th from 8:30 – 3:15 (MST). The presenters will cover a range of topics from cancer, incontinence, women’s health, indigenous health and patients’ experiences. The cost to login in is a modest $55.00. Registration will be open until April 29th. For …

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Opportunity to nominate: Innovator in Mental Health and Addictions Care

In February of 2022, Canada’s Premiers announced the Council of the Federation (COF) Award for Innovation in Mental Health and Addictions Care. Presented in each province and territory for an initiative that positively impacts mental health and addictions care, this new Award recognizes and supports one individual or organization from each jurisdiction that excels in …

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Funding Opportunity for Master’s or PhD Student Researching Indigenous Dementia

In partnership with the Canadian Nurses Foundation, the @Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) is offering a Student Award to support the research activities of a nurse, enrolled full time in a Master’s or PhD program, with a specific focus on Indigenous dementia related research within the Quality of Life theme in the CCNA. …

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