Who is Eligible


Registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) are eligible for CNPS core services, including professional liability protection, in one of two ways:

RNs and NPs eligible for CNPS services and legal assistance are referred to as “beneficiaries” of the CNPS.

Province or territory Organizations whose members are CNPS beneficiaries
Alberta College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
British Columbia College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM)*
New Brunswick Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB)
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL)
Northwest Territories and Nunavut Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU)
Nova Scotia College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS)
Ontario Nurse Practitioners' Association of Ontario (NPAO), CNPS protection purchased with CNA membership or become an individual beneficiary
Prince Edward Island Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island (ARNPEI)
Quebec CNPS protection purchased with CNA membership or become an individual beneficiary
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA)
Yukon Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA)

 

* effective January 1, 2017, the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) transferred its CNPS membership to the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM). RNs and NPs in Manitoba are required to be CNPS beneficiaries. Manitoba nurses may maintain their CNPS beneficiary status by joining the ARNM or becoming an individual beneficiary of the CNPS


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