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SANP is a non-profit, volunteer-run, professional organization that supports and advances the professional interests of its membership — NPs, NP students, and nurses who have an interest in the NP practice.

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Recruitment and Retention Incentives for NP Students

The Saskatchewan Association of Nurse Practitioners addresses challenges that we as NPs face, and seek to better serve the people of this province. Recruitment and Retention of future NPs is an important issue that needs to be addressed. Currently there are 25 vacant NP positions posted in the province but needs are actually estimated to be 41positions. This calculation is predicted with a broad look at current needs and is reflective of our current practitioners approaching retirement. Complicating the arising need for recruitment and retention is a provincial change in transfer payments to Regional Health Authorities (RHAs). The previous bursary program for NP students has disappeared. 

Read more: Recruitment and Retention Incentives for NP Students

Exciting New Changes on the Horizon for Saskatchewan Nurse Practitioner Programs

Recently the University of Regina and SIAST team announced that they will be starting a new Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program (CNPP) to meet the community needs for increased numbers of nurse practitioners.   The first enrollment for this online program will begin September of 2014 and is limited to 15 students.

Read more: Exciting New Changes on the Horizon for Saskatchewan Nurse Practitioner Programs

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Routine HIV Testing Resource Kit for Health Care Providers

The Saskatchewan HIV Provincial Leadership Team (PLT) is pleased to share a set of resources to assist health care providers in implementing the Saskatchewan HIV Testing Policy 2013. This policy calls for routine HIV testing as the new standard of practice.

Read more: Routine HIV Testing Resource Kit for Health Care Providers

Terms of Service

Saskatchewan Association of Nurse Practitioners (SANP)


Use of the SANP website and its services are subject to the following Terms of Use Agreement
(“TOU”). SANP reserves the right to update the TOU at any time without notice. By using this
website, you acknowledge and agree to these limitations as set forth.

SANP provides you with access to a variety of resources (“Services”) including general information,
message and/or communication facilities, downloads, and calendars, etc. and may include a Members
Only section that can be accessed only by SANP staff and members. The Services, including any
updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new web properties, are subject to the


Use of SANP content (documents, whitepapers, graphics, logos, software, forums, polls, etc.) is for
informational and non-commercial or personal use only. You may not modify any content, copy,
distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer,
post on any network, broadcast in any media or sell any information, software, products or services
obtained from the Services unless expressly permitted by SANP. Elements of SANP websites
are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or
imitated in whole or in part. Content other than that belonging to SANP is licensed or otherwise
published by SANP with the permission of the owner of the material. All rights in such materials are
reserved to the respective owners.


SANP makes no warranties or representations of any kind that the services provided by this website
or any linked site will be uninterrupted, error-free, or that the site or the server that hosts the site are free
from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code. All such information is provided “as is,” and
with specific disclaimer of any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or
non-infringement. In no event shall SANP, its agents, or anyone else who has been involved in the
creation, production, or delivery of these pages, be liable for any direct, incidental, or consequential
damages resulting from the use of this website or any linked site.
With respect to goods or services purchased directly from SANP through the website, SANP’s
liability, in any case, is expressly limited to replacement of defective goods, or the repayment or
crediting to you an amount equal to the purchase price of the goods, if SANP so chooses.


Links to other websites do not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated at those websites,
nor does the existence of a link to another site imply that the organization or person publishing at that
site endorses any of the materials at this site. Links to other websites are provided by SANP as a
convenience to its users. SANP is not responsible for the materials contained at any website linked
to this site.


As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful
or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that
could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any SANP website, or interfere with any other party's
use and enjoyment of the Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services,
computer systems or networks connected to any SANP server or to any of the Services, through
hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or
information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.


The Communication Services may contain forums, calendars, and/or other message or communication
facilities designed to communicate with you. You agree to use the communication services only to view
and post messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular
communication service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that you will not:

1. Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes,
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or otherwise).
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through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade
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corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of
another's computer or property of another.
6. Download any file posted by another user of a Service that you know, or reasonably should
know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
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any directory of users of the Communication Services or other user or usage information or
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SANP reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove
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and, therefore, SANP specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services
and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services


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9th Annual Nurse Practitioner Conference Resources

Information and presenations are posted for your personal use, with the permission of the presenters.

Identifying the Difference NP's Can Make in Long Term Car, Deanna Barlow RN(NP), Wendy Quinn RN(NP), Shannon Chernoff RN(NP), Leah Clement RN

The Difference an NP can Make in Long Term Care Deanna Barlow RN(NP)

Np's Experts in Collaborative and Best Practice Wendy Quinn RN(NP)

RN(NP) in LTC Leah Clement RN

The NP Riole in Collaborative Practice in LTC (Samaritan Place, Saskatoon) Shannon Chernoff RN(NP)

What to do when you see Chronic Edema! Presented by Julie Jensen BScPT


Basic Advice to Post Breast Cancer Patients

Daily Tips for Lymphodemia

Lymphodema Framework. (2006). Best Practice for the Mangement of Lymphodema. Viking Print Serivices, UK.

Lymphodema Framework. (2006). Compression hosiery in lymphodema. Viking Print Servcies, UK.

Piller, N. (2011). The Big Picture: Every thing you wanted to know about lymphoedema. Retrieved from http://www.bclymph.org/Resources/Documents/Neil%20Piller%20%20Patient%20Information%20Handout.pdf.

S/S to Rule Out Reoccurance of Cancer Post Breast Cancer


Peripregnancy and Menopause: What you want to know about drug therapy options! Loren Regier and Lynette Kosar

Potpourri of Practical Pearls Dr Jerry Danielson M.D.

Dr I'm Dizzy

Good Serotonin - Bad Serotonin

Neuropathic Pain

Behavior Problems in Children and Adolescents Dr Declan Quinn

Pelvic Floor Pathway Amanda Scollan RN(NP)

Telnar, D. (2007). Pessary Insertion. Canadian Family Physician, 53.


Find an NP

The Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA) maintains a list of registered nurses in Sasktachewan that are currently in good standing.

This list to provided to help the public identify if a person providing nursing care in Saskatchewan is a GN, RN, RN(NP), or RN(GNP) registered in good standing with SRNA.

Please note that this information is not designed nor is it intended to be used for any other purpose, including marketing or research.

To view this list, please click on the link below.

SRNA Verfication Service

Please read the SRNA terms of use before proceeding. The following page will have a "RN(NP) List" near the bottom.