Information for Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners on COVID-19

The College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador understands the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on all registered nurses. We are closely monitoring this situation and will update this page as more information becomes available. Please check back often for updates.

If you have questions about your accountabilities when caring for patients affected with the new coronavirus, please contact CRNNL nursing consultants. One of our Consultants can help identify the appropriate standards to guide your decision-making and help you understand your accountabilities.

Information for Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Practice Scenarios FAQs

On this page you will find answers to COVID-19 questions such as:

  • What is my duty to provide care?
  • How do I manage both employer and family obligations?
  • Am I required to float during a public health emergency?
  • How much orientation is required during an emergency? 

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Self-Employment and The Provision of Nursing Services During COVID-19

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New NLCHI Virtual Care Website

Click here to explore virtual care options available during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19: Twelve Things Nurses Should Consider Before Engaging In A Virtual Care Practice

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COVID-19: Six Considerations for Independent Practice During a Pandemic

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Guidance for Certifying Covid-19 Deaths From The Chief Medical Officer

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Information for Nurse Practitioners

Updated Provincial COVID-19 Screening Algorithm from Chief Medical Officer

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Provincial Laboratory and Quality of Care NL Notification

Guidelines for Medical Laboratory Testing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Click here to view EH/Dr. Randell's Memo

Covid-19 Information for Opioid Agonist Treatment for Prescribers and Pharmacists

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Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction

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Canadian Research Initiative on Substance Misuse (CRISM) Guidance Documents to Address the Needs of Persons who Use Substances During the Pandemic

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Guidance and Best Practices

World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

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CNA Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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CADTH and COVID-19

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Choosing Wisely Canada COVID-19 Recommendations

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Quality of Care NL COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Supporting People Requiring Opioid Dependence Treatment

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Taking Care During Difficult Times - Substance Use During the Pandemic

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Covid-19 Safe Drug Use Harm Reduction Tips 

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Mental Health Commission of Canada COVID-19 Resources For The Healthcare Sector

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Joint Statement Regarding Unproven and Misleading Treatments For COVID-19

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Health Canada Health Product Risk Communication Re: Methadone Treatment of Opioid Dependence and Potential Differences In Product Effect

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Personal Protective Equipment-COVID-19

Public Health Agency of Canada Infection Prevention and Control for COVID-19

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