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The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS®) is a not-for-profit society that offers legal advice, risk-management services, legal assistance and professional liability protection related to nursing practice in Canada to more than 130,000 eligible nurses.
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Featured News

CNPS Welcomes CRPNM and Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba
July 10, 2019 - The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) is pleased to announce that the members of the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) will be joining the CNPS as beneficiaries effective January 1, 2020.  Read more...

LPNs and RPNs across Canada can now register online for CNPS services
November 7, 2018 - Licensed/registered practical nurses (LPNs) and registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) across Canada can now register to become beneficiaries of the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS).  Read more...

The CNPS Welcomes Registered Psychiatric Nurses from British Columbia
Effective November 1, 2018, registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) who are duly registered to practise with the newly formed British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) will become CNPS beneficiaries. Read more...

Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes: What Every Nurse Should Know
October 25, 2018 - The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) has prepared a comprehensive document for nurses regarding the new Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. Read more...

Cannabis Critical Thinking Pathway for Nursing Practice
October 19, 2018 - The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) have developed a document for nurses regarding federal cannabis legalization. Read more...

Upcoming Webinars and Events

Social Media and Technology

Social Media and Technology
July 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

An increasing number of nurses are using mobile devices and apps as tools to assist in daily clinical care. As well, the use of social media by nurses is growing. Participate in this upcoming CNPS webinar to learn more about the legal risks involved in using these new technologies.

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Communicating with the Police

Communicating with the Police
August 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

Nurses interact with the police in a number of ways. They may be asked to respond to inquiries from police, they may be required to contact the police to assist in managing unsafe patient situations, or they themselves may be the subject of a police inquiry. Communicating with the police can raise some important legal, professional and ethical issues.

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Medical cannabis

Medical Cannabis: What every nurse needs to know
August 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

Do you have questions about access to medical cannabis under the new Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations? Attend this webinar to obtain an overview of the current state of the law in Canada and for an opportunity to ask your questions to a CNPS lawyer.

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View complete listing of webinars at cnps.ca/webinars.

 

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You can request written confirmation that you are eligible to receive CNPS' Professional Liability Protection.

 

Contact the CNPS at
1-844-4MY-CNPS
or 1-800-267-3390

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