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ARNPEI Council Meeting, April 3, 2009

Board Development

Pam Trainor, Director of Corporate Services, and Patrice Drake, Nursing Policy Analyst, Department of Health, gave an update on Corpus Sanchez. 

President’s Report

An update on the March 2009 CNA Board meeting was provided.  Rachel Bard is the new CEO of CNA.  Chester Gillan has been appointed as public representative to the CNA Board for a one-year term.

ARNPEI participated in an open letter to the legislature in the The Guardian re a stroke unit.  A congratulatory letter was sent to The Editor and to Richard Brown, Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry, re the ban of cosmetic pesticides.  Letters of support for Malaria Day, April 25, 2009, were sent to the Minister of Health, the PEI MPs and Senators and the Mayors of Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford and Cornwall and to The Editor.

ARNPEI Policies/Discussion Paper

The Regulatory Framework for Delegation and Supervision of the Unregulated Health Worker was approved.  Revisions to the Professional Conduct Review Release/Publication of Information Policy were approved.

Nursing Education Program Advisory Committee

The Annual Report of the UPEI School of Nursing was approved for the period ending June 30, 2008.

ARNPEI Annual Meeting

ARNPEI’s Annual Meeting will be held at the Charlottetown Hotel on May 1, 2009.  CNA President, Kaaren Neufeld, will bring greetings from CNA.  Ann Tapp will represent CNPS.  The speaker for the educational session will be Kathryn Hannah who will speak on C-HOBIC.

Nursing Week, May 11-17, 2009 - Nursing: You Can’t Live Without It

Patrice Drake, Nursing Policy Analyst, is organizing a proclamation to be read in the Legislature.  ARNPEI has been working with the LPN Association to adapt British Columbia’s document Working Together for Patient Safety.  It is hoped that it will be ready for Nursing Week.

Council for a Smoke-Free PEI 
ARNPEI will send a letter to The Editor and letters to MLAs in support of new amendments to the Smoke-Free Places Act, as requested by the Council for a Smoke-Free PEI.

RNAO Best Practice Guideline
Council responded to a survey developed by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario for development of a best practice guideline on Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety.

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ARNPEI Council Meeting, April 3, 2009

Board Development

Pam Trainor, Director of Corporate Services, and Patrice Drake, Nursing Policy Analyst, Department of Health, gave an update on Corpus Sanchez. 

President’s Report

An update on the March 2009 CNA Board meeting was provided.  Rachel Bard is the new CEO of CNA.  Chester Gillan has been appointed as public representative to the CNA Board for a one-year term.

ARNPEI participated in an open letter to the legislature in the The Guardian re a stroke unit.  A congratulatory letter was sent to The Editor and to Richard Brown, Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry, re the ban of cosmetic pesticides.  Letters of support for Malaria Day, April 25, 2009, were sent to the Minister of Health, the PEI MPs and Senators and the Mayors of Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford and Cornwall and to The Editor.

ARNPEI Policies/Discussion Paper

The Regulatory Framework for Delegation and Supervision of the Unregulated Health Worker was approved.  Revisions to the Professional Conduct Review Release/Publication of Information Policy were approved.

Nursing Education Program Advisory Committee

The Annual Report of the UPEI School of Nursing was approved for the period ending June 30, 2008.

ARNPEI Annual Meeting

ARNPEI’s Annual Meeting will be held at the Charlottetown Hotel on May 1, 2009.  CNA President, Kaaren Neufeld, will bring greetings from CNA.  Ann Tapp will represent CNPS.  The speaker for the educational session will be Kathryn Hannah who will speak on C-HOBIC.

Nursing Week, May 11-17, 2009 - Nursing: You Can’t Live Without It

Patrice Drake, Nursing Policy Analyst, is organizing a proclamation to be read in the Legislature.  ARNPEI has been working with the LPN Association to adapt British Columbia’s document Working Together for Patient Safety.  It is hoped that it will be ready for Nursing Week.

Council for a Smoke-Free PEI 
ARNPEI will send a letter to The Editor and letters to MLAs in support of new amendments to the Smoke-Free Places Act, as requested by the Council for a Smoke-Free PEI.

RNAO Best Practice Guideline
Council responded to a survey developed by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario for development of a best practice guideline on Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety.