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.
  • Congratulations and Welcome to our new registrar as of 1 April 2015: Carrie Huffman, RN, BScN!
  • Spring 2015 Newsletter 2015 March Newsletter
  • Proposed Bylaw Changes for AGM 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
  • Revised Bylaws, approved at 2014 AGM here

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Job Postings

Please contact the YRNA to post an employment opportunity for registered nurses. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Health Canada Nurse Employment Opportunity here ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    
Kluane Lake, Yukon
                                                 Photo courtesy of Robert Postma
 

April brings awareness to…

Rosacea, Dental Health, IBS, Parkinson’s, Daffodil Month- Canadian Cancer Society
World Autism Day- April 2nd
World Health Day- April 7th
World Hemophilia Day- April 17th
Earth Day- April 22nd
World Malaria Day- April 25th
National Day of Mourning: Remembering lives lost or injured in the workplace- April 28th
National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week: April 18-25 
 National Immunization Awareness Week- April 26-May 2

 

 

April Webinars:

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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The YRNA office is officially open Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm.
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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.