Vote TodayCouncil Election

Do you want a say in the future direction of CRNNS?  Become engaged by electing the newest members of Council charged with regulating the nursing profession in Nova Scotia in the public interest. Cast your vote today.


CNE Webinars

The webinar topics are: Blood Pressure Management in the Acute Phase of Stroke [March 12], Effective Anti-Inflammatory & Pain Killing Supplements [April 13] & Mental Health In the Workplace [May 14] Click here for more information and to register.

2015 Education Forum & AGM

Join us on May 13 for a day to celebrate solution-focused nursing as we host our 2015 Education Forum & AGM. With a maximum number of seats, we were at capacity last year so we encourage you to register early to come celebrate with us!

As part of the day, you’ll listen to 12 presenters and their perspectives on building and maintaining solution-focused approaches. Eleven of the presenter are real RNs and NPs from Nova Scotia with real solutions to nursing issues and we’re excited to listen, learn and celebrate ourselves as knowledge workers, each other as proud contributors and the profession as a strong, solution-focused leader in healthcare. Register for the day!

BootcampBoot Camp Webinars Available

The Boot Camp webinar videos are accessible to you anytime on our website. Pick one or watch all four in a row to get a taste of Real eNgagement and to listen to the voices and feedback of your peers. Join us for 30 minutes during a session in February or March and if that's not possible, we're committed to posting each video 24 hours after each live session so you can be a part of Real eNgagement.

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2015 Community Sessions Kick off in Halifax

Real eNgagement LogoAs we swing into the New Year, join us at a Real eNgagement Community Session in your area. The 2015 sessions kick off in Halifax on January 20 from 1-4 p.m and continue across the province until May. During each session, we will engage in storytelling through an interactive approach that will have nurses creating solutions to shape a preferred future of nursing in Nova Scotia.

If this resonates with you as it has with hundreds of other, click to find out more about a session coming to your community.


New Authority for NP Discharge and RN Release

On March 23rd, the provincial government announced changes that will give NPs new authority to discharge patients from hospital settings and RNs new authority to assess, treat and release patients from Emergency Departments and Collaborative Emergency Centres (CECs).

Employer Notification Regarding Temporary Licences

CRNNS issues temporary licences to qualified nursing graduates who have yet to pass the registration exam required to practice nursing in our province. In fulfilling our public protection mandate, we have introduced policy changes impacting temporary licences that we want you, as a nursing employer, to know about.

Regulation Changes

CRNNS has proposed amendments to the Regulations under the Registered Nurses Act that will impact the requirements for registration and licensure, the regulation of nurse practitioners and the processes used in professional conduct.

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