Public Policy

Public Policy

CRNNL had representatives on a number of public health committees and working groups and maintain an active role in the dissemination of relevant evidence-based information to registrants.

Provided nursing/regulatory perspective to various groups through committees and/or meetings:

  • Rapid Access to Suboxone Working Group
  • Access to OAT during the COVID – 19 pandemic working group
  • Appropriateness of Care Provincial Committee
  • NL Public Health Association
  • Canadian Mental Health Association NL
  • Injury Prevention Coalition
  • Alzheimer’s Society of NL
  • SaferMeds NL

Attended conferences/education sessions/workshops and disseminated relevant information to registrants related to:

  • Mental Health Commission of Canada and Government of NL - Rapid Access to Care with e-Mental
  • Health
  • NL Alliance for the Control of Tobacco - Vaping
  • NL Medical Association - Virtual Care Summit
  • Deliberate - Engaging Mothers and Professionals to Make Perinatal Mental Health a Critical Item in
  • Primary Health Care
  • NL Centre for Health Information’s strategic planning day

Met with:

  • Representatives from the NL Centre for Health Information to discuss access and confidentiality in
  • the HEALTHe NL e-viewer
  • Medical Officer of Health to discuss changes to notification and duty to report in the new Public
  • Health Act

Participated in:

  • A survey on the use of the 2008 version “Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada”
  • for the Public Health Agency of Canada
  • A national e-scan of NP Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada/
  • Canadian Institute for Health Information

Visit CRNNL's Document Library to view our listing of Public Policy Documents.

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