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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2019


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION /19

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 50/19

Registered Nurses Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Registered Nurses Act, 2008

(Filed August 28, 2019)

Under the authority of section 11 of the Registered Nurses Act, 2008, the Council of the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, with the approval of the Minister of Health and Community Services, makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, August 27, 2019.

Elaine Warren
President
Council of the Association of Registered Nurses
of Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. John Haggie
Minister of Health and Community Services

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

        2.   S.8 Amdt.
Nurse practitioner licensure

        3.   S.13 R&S

              Renewal of nurse practitioner licensure

        4.   S.14 Amdt.            

              Authority of nurse practitioner

        5.   Commencement


NLR 66/13
as amended

        1. Paragraph 2(c) of the Registered Nurses Regulations is repealed.

 

        2. Subsections 8(3) and (4) of the regulations are repealed.

 

        3. Section 13 of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Renewal of nurse practitioner licensure

      13. A person applying for renewal of licensure as a nurse practitioner shall submit the documentation required in paragraph 8(1)(b) and paragraphs 12(1)(a) to (e).

 

        4. Subsection 14(1) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Authority of nurse practitioner

      14. (1) A nurse practitioner may

             (a)  order the application of a form of energy permitted by the standards established by the council;

             (b)  order laboratory or other tests permitted by the standards established by the council; and

             (c)  prescribe a drug permitted by the standards established by the council.

Commencement

        5. These regulations come into force on September 1, 2019.