What's New

 
  • Golden Age Society webinar- "Strong, Supportive Integrated LTC for the Elderly" re-showing on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:30pm- please contact ykcommunitynetworkolderadults@gmail.com
  • CNA Applauds 2016 Budget
  • Physician Assisted Dying - Advice to the Profession from YMC here
  • Whistle Bend information here
  • Next Education Fund (CNEF) timeline is May 31, 2016
  • As a nurse in the Yukon you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness! More information here
  • Notice from IFHP - Medavie Blue Cross:  Eligibility Procedures
  • E-Health Newsletter Winter 2015 here
  • National Emergency Nurses Association Annual Conference 2016 details here
  • Check out the NCLEX-RN exam results January-June 2015 here
     

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Job Postings

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Yukon Spring

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April brings awareness to…..

 

Rosacea, Daffodil Days (Cancer), Oral Health, IBS, Parkinson’s

National Health Ethics Week  –  April 4-10
National Dental Hygienists Week  –  April 9-15
National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week- April 18-25
National Immunization Awareness Week- April 25-29  ****check out http://iboostimmunity.com ***for every quiz question that is correct, one vaccine dose is donated to UNICEF!
World Autism Awareness Day- April 2nd
World Health Day- April 7th
World Hemophilia Day- April 17th
Earth Day- April 22nd
EPEC-O Full Day Workshop- April 22nd **Registration Required
YRNA AGM- April 22nd & 23rd *RSVP appreciated
Midwifery Symposium- April 24th information here
World Malaria Day- April 25th
National Day of Mourning- Remembering lives lost or injured in the workplace- April 28th

 

Check out the Yukon Government’s Health & Social Community Events page here
 
Did you know…the Yukon has a Science Community of Practice (SCOPe) ….here’s some upcoming Lunch and Learn sessions located at: Executive Council Office boardroom, YG Main Administration Building on 2nd Ave
Yukon Climate Change Indicators and Key Findings, 2015  Thursday, April 28th 12-1pm
Speaker: John Streicker, Yukon Research Centre
How to be the Positive Deviant in Innovative Health Care Design  Thursday, May 5th, 2016 12-1pm
Speaker: Hazel Booth, NP
Does Funding for Arctic Research Align with Research Priorities and Policy Needs? Trends in the USA, Canada, and Europe  Thursday, May 26th 12-1pm
Speaker: Maribeth Murray, Arctic Institute of North America

 

Trauma Training

May 10, 11, 12, 2016    Kwanlin Dün First Nation-  Risking Connection– free with mandatory pre-registration

Please contact Christina Sim at Chrissy.sim@kdfn.net to register

 

Upcoming Webinars:

CNPS Webinars:

Protecting Your Patient’s Privacy April 6, 2016

 

Social Media and Technology May 12, 2016

 

CNA Webinars:

Primary Health Care- What does it mean for patient care?   Tuesday, April 26th 12-12:45 EST

Free & On Demand

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute:
Refugees and Trauma – Tips for Supporting
Walking Through Grief- Helping Others Deal with Loss
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety
Taking Action on Workplace Stress
Best RTW Practices for Workers with Musculoskeletal and Mental Health Conditions

 

CCOHS Podcast: Violence and Harassment in the Workplace

 

CNA Now Update click here

 

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⇒ Registration Quick Links:

 

2016 Registration Form PDF fillable for RNs and NPs
2016 Renewal & New Applicant Info

2016 Credit card authorization form – here

 

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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.