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SUMMER 2018 NEWSLETTER

Happy Summer!!  We would like to provide you with an update regarding the status of the UNA application and our recent NPAA Board activities. ALBERTA RELATIONS BOARD / UNA: On June 29, 2018,  the Alberta Labour Relations Board held a hearing with all interested parties (intervenors) in attendance. The purpose of the hearing was to […]

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CARNA President-Elect Candidates Share Their Vision for NP Practice

Provincial Council is mandated by the Health Professions Act to develop and oversee policies that guide CARNA in meeting its responsibilities as our regulatory body.  It includes 13 elected RN /NP members and 5 public members appointed by the Minister of Health. To ensure that our NP advanced practice role is both understood and role development continues, it […]

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November 28, 2017: Pushing the case for Nurse Practitioner funding

Pushing the case for Nurse Practitioner funding Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 06:00 am By: Simon Ducatel (Sundre Roundup) A delegation of local elected officials, medical professionals and community members led by MLA Jason Nixon recently travelled to Edmonton to push the case for improved nurse practitioner funding in the province. “He did a fabulous job representing […]

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November 7, 2017: Funding model needed for nurse practitioners

Sundre Roundup: The absence of provincial support to accommodate nurse practitioners in Alberta is creating a gap in providing access to an important health care option. “Nurse practitioners in Alberta have no funding model that would allow them to participate in primary healthcare,” wrote Eric Lavoie, president of the Nurse Practitioners Association of Alberta….

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