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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 president communication to SUN


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SANP President Barb Warkenti
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SANP President Barb Warkentin recently sent a letter to the SUN negotiating committee, SUN president Rosalle Longmoore and SUN board of directors highlighting the NP needs in the next bargaining contract. Meeting the needs of NPs in the SUN contract

SANP president communication to SUN

Is Charge Pay Applicable to NP practice

 

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by Debbie Bathgate

Did you know that after a successful grievance by an RN(NP) in SUN, that other RN(NP)'s have also been awarded charge pay?  Could this also apply to you?

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SRNA is requesting your feedback

Registered Nurse (Certified) to replace Transfer of Medical Function

 The Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association (SRNA) is asking for feedback to some draft documents for Registered Nurse Certified Practice RN(C).  These documents are planned to provide support for nurses presently working under the 1993 Transfer of Medical Function process that will terminate by the end of 2013.  

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SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH RELEASES NEW PLAN FORECASTING INCREASED NEED FOR NURSE PRACTITIONERS

On December 21, 2011 Health Minister Don McMorris released Saskatchewan’s Health Human Resources Plan – a guide that will inform health workforce strategies and policies of the province, health regions, educational institutes and other stakeholders over the next 10 years.  The plan flows from the Patient First Review in 2009 and focuses on four key goals for the health workforce: patient- and family-centred care providers, collaborative, interprofessional practices; positive, productive and safe workplaces; and a sufficient number and mix of health care professionals. 

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NP Showcases Shared Care in Carlyle

Jean Daku RN(NP)’s work in Carlyle is being noticed by health care leaders in the province. Recently Jean lead the Health Quality Council “Stories in the Field” attach link to stories in the field and delete highlighted section http://www.hqc.sk.ca/portal.jsp?8ZklYt/BzXtagXU/qP03CTBIzBf0QfLQkUwK4QBZaJu4G2jNdhg341VvI5thiwzu 

Her passion for patient centred, interprofessional team-based care to improve patient health outcomes is well known to her colleagues.  Congratulations Jeannie for the work that you do every day and thanks for telling everyone your story which shows others what nurse practitioners do!

Leading Towards a National Stage

By Daniel Bushman

Reprinted with permission of The Watrous Manitou, Watrous, Saskatchewan

A woman with local roots and a desire to promote a national bond has been blazing a trail in her chosen field. Born and raised in Imperial, Maureen Klenk has experienced a few firsts when it comes to her profession and, in keeping with that trend, will soon find herself as president of a national association. 

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