Upcoming COVID-19 Panel
For the month of November, CNPS will be offering a live virtual panel discussion to respond to some of our most received COVID-19 questions. Three members of CNPS legal counsel will respond to your questions about some of the legal considerations and obligations of nurses during COVID-19.Read more
COVID-19 Resource Hub
The CNPS has created a series of articles based on the most commonly asked questions we have received over the course of the COVID-19 epidemic in Canada. Please keep in mind, CNPS legal counsel are available during this time to assist with more detailed questions. Beneficiaries can call at 1-800-267-3390 for personalized legal advice.Read more
Legal Considerations When Nursing in a Pandemic
All three levels of the Canadian government continue to be actively engaged in preparing for possible pandemic emergencies. The SARS outbreak in 2003, the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, and the 2020 declaration of COVID-19 as an international pandemic highlight the importance of nursing in controlling and containing communicable diseases. As nursing resources can become stretched during outbreaks, nursing regulators may consider whether there are enough nurses to meet the demand in their jurisdiction. Here are some elements to take into consideration when practicing during a pandemic.Read more
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