What's New

  • April 17 & 18, 2015  YRNA AGM at the Gold Rush Inn  -  Theme: Yukon Setting the Pace for Health Care; look for more info in the spring newsletter.
  • Proposed Bylaw Changes for AGM here
  •  Spring 2015 Newsletter 2015 March Newsletter
  • 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
  • Your YRNA office fairies are: Evelyn Kaltenbach,  Joan Hyrve, Tara-Lee Bosma and Kim Fusick!
  • Revised Bylaws, approved at 2014 AGM here

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Job Postings

The Registrar position is now closed. Please visit us again soon. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Health Canada Nurse Employment Opportunity here ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Please contact the YRNA to post an employment opportunity for registered nurses.
Kluane Lake, Yukon
                                                 Photo courtesy of Robert Postma
 

March brings awareness to…

Childhood Arthritis, Endometriosis, Multiple System Atrophy, Liver Disease, Colorectal Cancer, Kidneys, and Nutrition!
March 2-8th is National Health Ethics Week
March 8th-14th is World Glaucoma Week
March 15th-21st is Canadian Agricultural Safety Week and Poison Prevention Week
March 16th-22nd is Brain Awareness Week 
March 8th is International Women’s Day
March 22nd is World Water Day
March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day
March 26th is Purple Day- The Global Day of Epilepsy Awareness

 

Free Webinars in March:

CNPS Webinar: Legal Risk Reduction in Patient Handover- Wednesday, March 11lth
CNPS Webinar: (Repeat) New Technology and Social Media- Tuesday, March 31st 
CLEARHQ Webinar: Relational Regulation: A New Approach Tuesday, March 31st

UPCOMING In April:

CNA Webinar: Uncover Your Inner Leader- Tuesday, April 21st
CNPS Webinar: NP Series- Prescribing Controlled Drugs and Substances- Tuesday April 14th
CNPS Webinar: The Nurse, The Chart, and The Law Wednesday April 15th
Check out CNA stories

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Nominations Slate for Board Positions:

Member At Large:
Walker Graham
Jill Lawrence
Secretary: Acclaimed
President Elect: Acclaimed

New Voting Process: Please check your registration packages for ballots and instructions

Voting Instructions:

  • Information about the candidates and positions to be voted on provided in registration packages
  • Pre-printed ballots where the voter marks choice of candidate in (included in registration renewal package)
  • Blank envelope: where the voter places the completed ballot inside and seals the envelope- no writing permitted on the envelope
  • Postage paid mailing envelope addressed to YRNA c/o Nominations Committee containing the sealed envelope with the ballot.
  • It is the voter’s responsibility to mail the package
  • Due Date for Ballots is April 17th, 2015 to be received by the YRNA office. Post marked envelopes for that date or thereafter will not be accepted as per YRNA Bylaws.

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REGISTRATION RENEWAL: 2 March 2015 was the administrative timeline  for renewals – after that date YRNA charges a late fee of $52.50 (all Registration Renewal Packages were mailed 16 January 2015). License renewals that were complete were processed and have been sent out by Canada Post, starting 9 March 2015. Please note that your YRNA license will lapse on 1 April 2015 if you have not renewed.

 

⇒ 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 2013 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.