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December Brings Awareness to: 

World AIDS Day: December 1

International Day of Disabled Persons: December 3

Human Rights Day: December 10

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women In Canada: December 6

Human Rights Day (InternationalUN): December 10

CNA Certification

Now online: This year brings many exciting changes to CNA’s certification program as it celebrates its 25th anniversary! (Learn more / Apply now!)

Questions? Contact CNA’s certification team at certification@cna-aiic.ca or 1-800-361-8404

 

Important Dates:

 

January 3 to November 30, 2017—Renewal by continuous learning

 

Did you know…the Yukon has a Science Community of Practice (SCOPe) that offers Lunch and Learn sessions in Whitehorse?

SCOPe aims to facilitate dialogue, collaboration and information sharing and support the development of scientific capacity, literacy and coordination in Yukon.

Let them know if you have an idea for a SCOPe activity (or if you are interested in hosting a SCOPe activity) and check out their website for listings.

 

To help you understand HIMPA’s new requirements, check out The HIPMA custodian toolkit: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/hipmacustodians.php

Get information about the harmful effects of extreme heat and UV radiation as well as first aid tips for sunburn and heat illness on the Government of Canada’s Sun Safety website

 

Amendments to the Criminal Code to permit medical assistance in dying came into law on 17 June 2016.

Statement from the Canadian Nurses Association on the passage of Bill C-14

 

 

The Canadian Nurses Association 2016 Meeting of Members

Theme: Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care

If you could not attend the Canadian National Nurses Association 2016 meeting of members, you can still watch highlights! Recordings of the live webcast and other meetings will be available in the coming weeks.

For more information, please visit the CNA website.

 

Leaders of the Canadian Nurses Association and Community Health Nurses of Canada discuss what leadership means to them.

The deadline for the Continuing Nurse Education Fund was November 30, 2016.

The next deadline is February 28, 2016.

Check out the Yukon Government’s Health & Social Community Events page here

 

 

Webinars

Canadian Nurses Association:

Recordings of Past CNA Webinars

 

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute:

Free Webinar: Ethical Decision Making (For Counsellors and Social Service)

 

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (Featured Webinars):

Emotional Intelligence at Work

Learning by Committee: Workplace Inspections

Taking Action on Workplace Stress

 

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

Harkness and Healthcare: Canadian Harkness Fellowship 2017-2018
Interested in applying to the 2017-2018 Canadian Harkness Fellowship? This informational webinar includes information about this unique opportunity for promising mid-career professionals.

December 5, 2016: Improving Outcomes in Dual Diagnosis Specialized Care
Hear about a new care model that improves wait times and outcomes for people with both a mental health diagnosis and a cognitive disability.

December 15, 2016: The Evolution of Patient and Family Engagement and Partnership Models in Quebec 

Hear how CFHI is building on the success of its Partnering with Patients and Families Quality Improvement Collaborative and uncovering new pathways to innovation in the area of patient engagement. (English simultaneous interpretation will be provided for this session.)

January 11, 2017: Transforming Care for the Elderly: ensuring that seniors receive appropriate and person-centred care: Session 2
Hear about the success of an innovative pharmacy practice model that aims to improve prescribing and care outcomes for elderly.

February 8, 2017: Transforming Care for the Elderly: ensuring that seniors receive appropriate and person-centred care: Session 3

Hear about the success of innovative strategies, tools and services that aim to improve prescribing and care outcomes for elderly.

CHNET-WORKS!

CHNET-Works! is a network that links researchers, decision-makers and practitioners in health and stakeholder sectors from across Canada.

National Child Day – Panel Discussion on Canada’s involvement with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

December 1, 2016: SAVE THE DATE – The Spatial Distribution of Palliative Care Home Visits: Using GIS mapping to optimize service delivery by family health teams

March 16, 2016: SAVE THE DATE – The Spatial Distribution of Palliative Care Home Visits: Using GIS mapping to optimize service delivery by family health teams

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 

 

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YRNA’s 2015 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.