"A Nurse Practitioner Available to all Residents of Saskatchewan"

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SANP is a non-profit, volunteer-run, professional organization that supports and advances the professional interests of its membership — NPs, NP students, and nurses who have an interest in the NP practice.

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SANP Leadership Award

Established in 2011, the SANP Leadership Award provides recognition to a peer-nominated member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership to the association and in NP practice.

Award Criteria
Awarded to a RN(NP) who has demonstrated excellence in leadership in nursing.  Leadership is defined as either formal or informal and includes two of the three defining characteristics:

  • Mentoring and empowerment
  • Innovation and change agency
  • Activism

Nomination Checklist
Your submission must include the following information:

  • Two nominators including at least one practicing RN (NP) and their contact information.
  • Nominee information including their contact information.
  •  A one-page letter written by one nominator stating reasons for nominating the individual biographical information on the candidate (such as their nursing education, employment, and career highlights) and examples of how the individual meets or exceeds the specific criteria listed.

Selection Committee

  • The selection committee will review all nominations carefully and it will comprise of three (3) SANP executive members who do not present a conflict of interest.
  • Each nomination will be anonymized before circulation to the selection committee.
  • Each nomination will be rated on each selection criteria. The nominee with the highest ratings will be deemed the successful recipient of the award.

Presentation of Award

  • The SANP office will contact the successful recipient and the nominators regarding the
  • successful nomination.
  • The recipient and a guest will be invited to attend the banquet at the SANP conference on Friday, April 20, 2018 in Regina, SK, where the award will be presented to the recipient.

To nominate an NP, please complete the online nomination form. The deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, March 12, 2018.

Click here to nominate an NP

Nurse practitioner makes a difference

This aricle was provided by Mary Ann Denton and orginally publishied in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing Fall 2014 Newsletter.

Mary Ann Denton RN(NP) and member of SANP, was featured in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing Fall Newsletter. To read more about Mary Ann click here

11th Annual Saskatchewan Nurse Practitioner Conference and AGMs

April 30 – May 1, 2015
Travelodge Hotel Saskatoon
Saskatoon, SK
Health Care in the 21st Century

featuring keynote speaker

Dr. Brian Goldman,
radio show host and best‐selling author

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Nurse practitioners offer good value in health care, study says

A study funded by the Ministry of Health outlines the benefits of having nurse practitioners in hospitals and long-term care homes.

University of Western Ontario professor and researcher Tina Hurlock-Chorostecki said nurse practitioners are often the one constant for a patient in hospital. They can act as liaisons with other health professionals to ease a patient's stay, and possibly shorten it. Read More 

Government of Saskatchewan rolls out rural nurse recruiting strategy

Nurse practitioners willing to relocate to some rural communities in Saskatchewan could receive up to $40,000 over five years in incentive grants as part of a new government recruiting strategy. Read More

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