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Ask a Practice Advisor: Medical Cannabis

The federal Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations allow for reasonable access to cannabis for medical purposes for those who have been authorized to use cannabis for medical purposes by their health care practitioner. Cannabis (marijuana, marihuana) is not an approved therapeutic drug in Canada. There is however a growing body of peer-reviewed literature and international reviews regarding the potential therapeutic uses and harmful effects of cannabis and cannabinoids.

The SRNA has updated our information regarding Registered Nurses (RNs) assisting clients with, and/or administering, medical cannabis in all care settings.

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Call for Abstracts for 2018 Education Day

The SRNA Annual Education Day is in the planning stages and we are looking for dynamic people (like you!) to share your innovative approaches, and examples of leadership, that are making a difference to patients, clients, residents and families. Our theme for the 2018 Education Day is LeadeRship & InNovation – The Next 100 Years. The deadline for abstracts is December 11, 2017.

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SRNA Time Capsule

Be a part of history…share your memories celebrating the past 100 years of registered nursing. The SRNA is collecting items for a time capsule to be opened in 50 years.  Share a piece of your nursing history or that of someone you love.  Submission deadline is February 28, 2018.

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Celebrate Outstanding RNs & RN(NP)s

Do you work with some amazing colleagues worthy of an award? We invite you to nominate a member who is deserving of recognition for their contribution to the profession of nursing and to the people of Saskatchewan. Deadline for nominations is February 2, 2018.

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Member Nominations 2018

Your SRNA is seeking RNs and RN(NP)s interested in demonstrating their leadership by being nominated for the 2018 SRNA Council and Nominations Committee Election. Council and the Nominations Committee are great places to share your current leadership skills and develop new ones. They’re also excellent ways to engage in your profession. Deadline for nominations is February 2, 2018.

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