What's New

  • Check out the YRNA YouTube Video for National Nursing Week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJr-8VKp80A&feature=youtu.be
  • Timeline for Education Fund applications is 31 May 2015. Please use this funding opportunity for your learning goals.
  • Congratulations and Welcome to our new registrar as of 1 April 2015: Carrie Huffman, RN, BScN!
  • Timeline for submissions to the June Newsletter was 15 May 2015. Spring 2015 Newsletter 2015 March Newsletter
  • Revised YRNA Bylaws, approved at 2015 AGM here
  • YRNA 2014 Annual Report here
  • CNA encourages its members to raise issues of national concern and make their views known. One way to do so is to submit resolutions. Resolutions received by April 14 will be presented at the 2015 annual meeting in Ottawa on June 9 here


Job Postings

Please contact the YRNA to post an employment opportunity for registered nurses. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  • CFNU: Communications Job Posting (Ottawa) here
  • Call for Program Evaluators - Manitoba here
Kluane Lake, Yukon
                                                 Photo courtesy of Robert Postma

May brings awareness to…

Celiac Awareness, Cystic Fibrosis, Food Allergy, Foot Health, Hepatitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Speech and Hearing, Vision,  Huntington’s Disease
Lyme Disease Awareness- May 1st
World Pulmonary Hypertension Day, Save Lives: Clean your Hands, World Asthma Day- May 5th
Pediatric Stroke Awareness Day- May 6th
World Red Cross Day- May 8th
International Nursing Day- May 12th
International Day Against Homophobia, World Hypertension Day- May 17th
World Autoimmune Arthritis Day- May 20th 
World No-Tobacco Day- May 31st
Emergency Preparedness Week- May 4th to May 8th
National Hospice Palliative Care Week- May 3rd to 9th
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week- May 4th to May 10th
Mental Health Week- May 4th to May 10th
National Nursing Week, Naturopathic Medicine Week- May 11th to May 17th
Aboriginal Awareness Week- May 19th to May 22nd


National Nursing Week: Guest Editorial on Home Care in Canada by Kathleen MacMillan here


May Webinars:

CNA Webinar: Improve Your Practice: The Changing Face of Dementia Care– Thursday, May 14th 12-12:45 pm ET
CNA Webinar: Pediatric Guidelines: Promoting Recovery in Kids Following Concussions Thursday, May 28th 12-12:45 pm ET
CNPS Webinar: Collaborative Care Wednesday, May 27th 12-12:45pm ET


Check out CNA stories


Welcome to our new Board Members:

President Elect:   Christina Sim
Member At Large:    Walker Graham
Secretary:   Dianne Hart




⇒ Registration Quick Links:

2015 Registration Form PDF Fillable for RNs and NPs

2015 Renewal Info & Fees

Credit card authorization form 2015 –  here


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YRNA Professional Conduct Review Program NEW here
YRNA’s 2014 Annual Report here

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The Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) is the regulatory body and professional association

for registered nurses and nurse practitioners in the Yukon.

YRNA exists to ensure public protection with regard to nursing practice. YRNA is responsible for establishing and promoting standards

for practice, for regulating nursing practice, and for advancing nursing excellence.