Join or Renew CNPS


CNPS. More than liability protection.

For your information:

Fees

CNPS Annual Fees RN NP
Individual Beneficiary $115 $330
Supplementary Protection $85 $85
Note: Fees are subject to applicable sales taxes (ON 13%, QC 14%, MB 5%)

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Ontario Nurses

RNs and NPs in Ontario can access CNPS protection and services by becoming an individual beneficiary of the CNPS.  Ontario nurses who register for CNPS protection with their CNA membership are also eligible for CNPS protection and services.

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Manitoba Nurses

RNs and NPs in Manitoba are required to be CNPS beneficiaries. For 2017, Manitoba nurses can maintain their CNPS beneficiary status by joining ARNM or becoming an individual beneficiary of the CNPS. Membership with ARNM includes CNPS professional liability protection at a group rate in addition to a range of benefits and services designed for Manitoba nurses.

Your options for 2017 include:

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Quebec Nurses

RNs and NPs in Quebec can access CNPS protection and services by becoming an individual beneficiary of the CNPS.  Quebec nurses who register for CNPS protection with their CNA membership are also eligible for CNPS protection and services.

CNPS services include access to a bilingual lawyer who is licensed to practise law in Quebec. CNPS legal advisors are experts in health law and are knowledgeable about the practice of nursing.

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Nursing Students and Grads

If you have been granted a provisional or temporary licence, you can join the CNPS through your provincial or territorial professional association or college.  In Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba* you can become eligible for CNPS services as an individual beneficiary.

Nursing students may attend CNPS webinars for free by submitting proof of their student status or identification. Refer to the CNPS homepage for a full listing of upcoming webinars.

*Note: Manitoba RNs and NPs are required to be CNPS beneficiaries. Manitoba nurses can become a CNPS beneficiary by joining the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) or becoming an individual beneficiary of CNPS.

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About CNPS

The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) is a not-for-profit organization that provides professional liability protection, legal assistance, and risk management services to more than 100,000 eligible registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) in Canada.

For an additional fee, the CNPS now offers Supplementary Protection to provide nurses with assistance with regulatory matters (college complaints). The option to apply for Supplementary Protection will be presented to you during the registration process.

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Who is eligible for CNPS?

RNs and NPs who have a valid licence or registration to practise nursing in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba*, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan or Yukon are already eligible for CNPS services as a benefit of their provincial or territorial membership in a CNPS member organization.

RNs and NPs who have a valid licence or registration to practise nursing in Ontario*, Quebec* or Manitoba* can opt to become eligible for CNPS services as an individual beneficiary.

*Note:

  1. Manitoba RNs and NPs are required to be CNPS beneficiaries. Manitoba nurses can maintain their CNPS beneficiary status by joining the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) or becoming an individual beneficiary of CNPS. 
  2. Ontario and Quebec RNs and NPs who register for CNPS protection with CNA membership are also eligible for CNPS services.

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Contact Us

Call us at 1-844-4MY-CNPS (1-844-469-2677) or email registration@cnps.ca if you have questions or need further information. The CNPS office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 16:30 eastern time, and closed on statutory holidays.

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Upcoming Webinars & Events

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August 16, 2017 - Social Media and Technology (Replay with Live Q&A)

 

September 13, 2017 - L’infirmière, la documentation et le droit (French-language webinar)

 

September 14, 2017 - Legal Risks for New Grads

 

October 11, 2017 - Public Health and Community Nursing and the Law

 

November 8, 2017 - RN Prescribing and Risk Management