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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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NPs influence Providers and Government to Advance Interprofessional Collaboration

By Debbie Bathgate RN(NP)

Nurse Practitioners (NP's) are using every opportunity to help Saskatchewan again become a leader in healthcare reform. NP's can be found on local, municipal, and provincial committees. NP's are selling their plan to government and providers alike. This plan to redesign healthcare is simply to move resources upstream, using multidisciplinary collaborative Primary Health Care Teams.

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Outstanding Accomplishments of Nurse Practitioner Leaders Celebrated

 The first annual Heather Keith Leadership Award was bestowed upon Ms. Mikki Millar, Nurse Practitioner at an awards reception sponsored by Saskatchewan Association of Nurse Practitioners (SANP) on May 13, 2011.  Mikki Millar RN(NP) earned this honour by demonstrating excellence in leadership in nursing and commitment to community through volunteer work, including mentoring, community empowerment, and innovation as a change agent.

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Warmen nurse recieves national award

Warmen nurse received national award by Terry pugh Clark's Crossing Gazette Thursday may 19, 2011

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Nurse Recieves National Award

Nurse receives national award

by Jeremy Warren of the Star Phoenix http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Nurse+receives+national+award/4829978/story.html?cid=megadrop_story

Congratulations Tracy Daigneault RN(NP) for Award of Excellence in Nursing!

Congratulations Tracy Daigneault RN(NP) for Award of Excellence in Nursing!

On May 16, 2011, at a ceremony in Ottawa, Tracy Daigneault a primary care nurse practitioner in Birch Narrows, Saskatchewan was one of three exceptional nurses who were recognized for their contribution to nursing in Canadian First Nation and Inuit communities.

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KTHR Implements the First Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in a Rural Area and receives honorable mention for the SAHO Green Ribbon Award

KTHR Implements the First Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in a Rural Area and receives honorable mention for the SAHO Green Ribbon Award

By Lia Boxall RN(NP) and Linda Barlow RN(NP)

Primary Health Care in the Kelsey Trail Health Region (KTHR) recognized the need for chronic care disease specific working groups to ensure best practice treatment and follow up starting in 2005 with the arthritis working group. In 2007, the respiratory working group formed. Working with the Lung Association of Saskatchewan, six nurse practitioners, two pharmacists and therapists completed both the COPD TREC and ASTHMA TREC four day programs. This became the baseline, evidence-based knowledge required to be part of the respiratory working group.  Using KTHR data,  the goal of the group was to increase accessibility to pulmonary rehabilitation for residents living with COPD. 

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