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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 Annual AGM and Call for Nominations

April 4, 2014

1000-1100

Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre

Regina, SK

Nominations for the 2014 Executive are being accepted

Positions available

Treasurer

Education Chair

Regional Represenative Keewatin/Mamaweetan/Athabasca

Regional RepresenativeKelsey Trail/Sunrise/Sun Country/ Five Hills

Nomination Form

Nominations Accepted till March 21, 2014

 

Teamwork key to nurse practitioner role

This article was orgininally published in The Region Reports News from Saskatoon Health Region

Karen Hart walks downstairs to the child care space at Nutana Collegiate to check on some of the infants and toddlers in care. She knows the names and faces of many of the 600 students and most of the children in the child care. Hart is a nurse practitioner (NP) based at Nutana Collegiate. Hart’s placement at Nutana Collegiate shows the diversity of the work environment for a NP. “Nutana is a regular high school. However, a lot of the students have had difficulty staying in school for many reasons,” she says. About 80 per cent of the students are over the age of 18. “I deal with everything from sore throats to sexually transmitted infections, birth control to mental health issues. Anxiety and depression are very common.” Read More

Suggest an NP to Know

Nurse practitioners are a valuable part of the health care system in Saskatchewan and we want to know them. Suggest a Saskatchewan nurse practitioner that has made a difference in the quality of health care, inspired you or has taken risk to advance the profession.

So let us know about this amazing nurse practitioner just fill out the application form and we will highlight them on our website.

SasKNOW NP Application Form

Saskatchewan's first hospital emergency nurse practitioner on ERs

Hear Sheila Coles interview on what one health region is doing to deal with too many ER patients and not enough ER doctors. Listen Hear

Health care in Saskatchewan

On Monday, Oct. 21 the University of Regina and SIAST announced a new Master of Nursing program collaboratively offered by both schools, beginning in Sept., 2014.

The program will provide training to registered nurses intending to obtain Registered Nurse-Nurse Practitioner (RN/NP) status. Fifteen seats will be available each academic year. Currently, says program head Joyce Bruce, 25 people are expressing interest in the program.

The professional group, Nurse Practitioners of Saskatchewan, lists 161 licensed nurse practitioners in the province. Read More

PROVINCE CELEBRATES FIRST NURSE PRACTITIONER DAY

New Positions Created, Grants Available to Those Studying to Become Nurse Practitioners: Ministers

As Manitoba marks the first Nurse Practitioner Day in the province, the ministers of health and of education and advanced learning today announced the creation of almost 30 newly funded positions and a new grant to help hire more nurse practitioners and improve patient care for families. Read More