- June 11, 2013
- New College Documents
New documents such as, practice guidelines, studies and reports are available - check the website often.
- May 31, 2013
- 2013 Award Recipients
The College is pleased to honour three registered nurses who received the College's Excellence in Nursing Awards, and congratulate two registered nurses who received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
- May 24, 2013
- Innovative research by Nova Scotia RN
The students of today are the nurses of tomorrow and Nova Scotia’s very own Dr. Sheri Lynn Price brings a creative approach to strengthening the future of nursing. Learn more about her innovative research and the impact it is having on the nursing profession now and in the future.
- May 22, 2013
- Update on NP Exams
The Canadian Council of RN Regulators (CCRNR), of which the College is a member, is now working directly with the ANCC in preparation for the fall 2013 exams.
- May 15, 2013
- 2012 Annual Report
Printed copies of the 2012 Annual Report are available. Please contact Communications.
- April 29, 2013
- Fee Increase for 2014 Licensure Year
In April 2013, the College’s Council approved licensing fee increases for RNs and NPs for the 2014 licensure year, which opens July 15, 2013.
- March 21, 2013
- "STOP! Clean Your Hands Day."
- March 6, 2013
- NCLEX® Communiqué!
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing communiqué intends to provide information in an open and transparent manner during this implementation transition.
- February 1, 2013
- NCLEX-RN webinars and Answers about the NCLEX
The NCLEX-RN Webinars for Canadian Nursing Educators that took place in December are now available for viewing. The NCLEX Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Educators & Students also available.
- January 25, 2013
- 2013 NCLEX Conference for Canadian Educators
- January 24, 2013
- Putting Jurisprudence into Practice
The College is in the process of developing a jurisprudence examination as a requirement for licensure, beginning in
- January 18, 2013
- New NP Bulletin Launched by the College
The College issues second NP Bulletin for Nurse Practitioners on "NP Authority to Complete Certification of Death - Mandatory Education Coming Soon.".
- January 4, 2013
- Nursing History Nova Scotia Interest Group Update
Nursing History of Nova Scotia Group are developing a "Book of Remembrance" to honor those registered nurses who have died. Click on the title for more information.
- November 22, 2012
- New Legislation
The Regulated Health Professions Network Act, will enable 21 regulated health professions in the province to voluntarily collaborate, share information and promote best regulatory practices.
- November 13, 2012
- Volunteer for the NCLEX Item Development Program!
Canadian registered nurses can now volunteer for the NCLEX Item Development Program.
- July 3, 2012
- Media Advisory: College of Registered Nurses Introduces New President
On July 1, 2012, Peter MacDougall, BScN, RN, will officially become the 48th President of the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia … making history as the first male RN to serve in this capacity since the organization was incorporated in 1910.
- June 5, 2012
- Hiring Student Nurses
Understanding issues about hiring students nurses - what employers need to know.
- May 25, 2012
- Canadian Nurses Protective Society
The Canadian Nurses Protective Society has new and enhanced services for CRNNS members.
- May 3, 2012
- 2011 Annual Report
If you would like to order a printed copy of the 2011 Annual Report please contact the College.
- April 4, 2012
- Health Canada - Guidelines for Reporting Suspected Adverse Reactions to Antiviral Drugs
Although every adverse reaction report is important, during an influenza pandemic, Health Canada encourages consumers and health professionals to prioritize their efforts in reporting serious suspected adverse reactions.
- March 2, 2012
- Incorporation of Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators
The country’s 12 provincial/territorial registered nurse regulatory bodies are pleased to announce that they have been incorporated as the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators (CCRNR).
- February 17, 2012
- Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators
Created in 2011, the Council is the national organization of registered nurse regulators in Canada.