Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Affiliation processing hundreds of inquiries about unexpected emergency licenses | paNOW | Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association processing hundreds of inquiries about emergency licenses | paNOW | Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

The vetting and approval approach is remaining performed manually to make it more streamlined for these who utilize. If and when a man or woman is accepted, the emergency license is excellent for 90 days, with the opportunity for extension for an supplemental 90 times.

The have to have will be assessed on a continual basis.

“We’re attempting to make it much easier,” says Smith. “They can just go on our web-site to first evaluate whether or not they are qualified, simply because some could not know if they’re qualified, or connect with any of our staff.”

The checklist of nurses accepted is up to date each day on the association’s website.

Whilst Smith says these are ‘unprecedented instances,’ she says a similar measure was enacted by the SRNA throughout the H1N1 outbreak much more than a 10 years back.

“I do know that was the only other time in the latest history that this (pandemic approach) has ever been used.”

Smith states she’s delighted with the response so significantly, and if any individual is uncertain about their qualifications, they should really go to the SRNA’s web site for extra info.

“We’re hoping the term will get out…and if you are eligible, we’ll get you accredited. We’re below and completely ready to assist the healthcare procedure.”