Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association

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RN Role Clarity
Specialty Practices
Additional Authorized Practice




(Within the RN with Additional Authorized Practice)

PLAR is a mechanism which allows RNs to demonstrate that they possess the required competencies for the RN with Additional Authorized Practice.

The PLAR began January 5, 2015. Eligible RNs working in a Northern Primary Care setting are encouraged to apply.


Assessment and Application

PLAR Application Instructions

PLAR Application Form

PLAR Credit Card Payment Form

Consent Form to Obtain Employment Reference

Consent Form to Obtain Transfer of Medical Function

Consent Form to Obtain Chart Audit

Consent Form to Obtain RN Hourly Audit

Request for Post Basic Nursing Education Transcript

Consent Form to Release Information to Employer

Example Self-Assessment Standards and Criteria

Example Self-Assessment of CDT



Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition Framework

Prior Learning Assessment Package


Education Courses

Courses are offered through Saskatchewan Polytechnic Continuing Education. To register, click on a course below; scroll down to ‘Professional Development’ and choose the Additional Authorized Practice (AAP) link and you will see the 3 AAP courses.

For additional information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 306-775-7335.

NURS-225CE Health Assessment

PHAR-271CE Clinical Drug Therapy

CE-4006 (NURS 1679) Clinical Decision Making for Additional Authorized Practice


Additional Authorized Practice