The Canadian Nurses Protective Society

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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 registered nurses and nurse practitioners.
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Featured News

Information for nurses regarding an official receipt for CNPS fees
March 2018 - From time to time, nurses may need a receipt to confirm the amount paid for CNPS fees.  Read more...

RN Prescribing

September 2017 - This article addresses the regulatory framework for RN prescribing and considerations for reducing clinical and legal risks associated with prescribing medication.  Read more...


Upcoming Webinars and Events

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Protecting Your Patients' Privacy
April 11, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

The privacy of personal health information is a key priority for patients and health care providers. This webinar will provide nurses with an overview of their privacy obligations to assist in appropriately managing and protecting patients’ personal health information.

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RN Prescribing and Risk Management

RN Prescribing and Risk Management
May 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

Do you prescribe as part of your practice? This webinar will highlight the potential legal risks of prescribing and discuss means to reduce and manage those risks.

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



September 28, 2017
A Message to NPAO Members Regarding Professional Liability Protection

September 13, 2017
RN Prescribing 

August 3, 2017
Frequently Asked Questions: BC Wildfires 

June 21, 2017
CNPS 2016 Annual Report 

July 7, 2016
Medical Assistance in Dying: What Every Nurse Should Know
Nurses have always been central care providers in end-of-life care. Now that Bill C-14 has come into effect, what does this mean for nurses in Canada?  Read more...

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


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or 1-800-267-3390

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