Amendments to MAID legislation

On March 17, 2021, amendments to the medical assistance in dying (MAID) provisions in the Criminal Code were enacted and are now in force. The amendments include several changes to the eligibility criteria and procedural safeguards.

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Are you considering a career in cosmetic nursing?

Private clinics and spas continue to actively recruit nurses to assist with cosmetic procedures. Positions offered to registered nurses can range from administering dermal filler injections or botulism toxin, commonly known as Botox, to providing surgical nursing services if surgical procedures are performed at the clinic. At times, nurse practitioners may be asked to serve…

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Ask a Lawyer: Delegation and assignment

I am the charge nurse at a medical inpatient unit of a hospital. I work with registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) but now the hospital has announced there will be a health-care aide (HCA) on our unit. She will be replacing one of the LPNs. As the charge nurse, I will have…

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CNPS 2023 Registration and Renewal is NOW OPEN!

Looking to register for or renew CNPS services for the coming year? Registration and renewal for CNPS Core Services (which includes professional liability protection) for individual beneficiaries, as well as for the Supplementary Protection program for 2023 are now open. Check your eligibility and begin the registration/renewal process today.

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NP Week Webinar: NPs on Diagnostic Testing, Follow Up and Documentation

This webinar will address some of the legal considerations and requirements when ordering and following up on diagnostic tests. We will also discuss the appropriate standard of care when ordering diagnostics and offer risk-management strategies and case studies. Join us on Tuesday, November 15th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET. Register here.

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Nursing Business Solutions, brought to you by CNPS

In 2021, the CNPS will be renaming the CNPS Business Plus Program to Nursing Business Solutions, brought to you by CNPS. This change has been made to better reflect the service offerings available to CNPS beneficiaries.   Other than the name change, there is nothing fundamentally different between “CNPS Business Plus” and “Nursing Business Solutions.” This program will…

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