Registration for CRNA opens August 1st!

United Nurses of Alberta members need to be aware that Professional Liability Protection (PLP) is no longer automatic when Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners renew their registration this year.

CRNA now requires RNs and NPs to obtain Professional Liability Protection (PLP) through CNPS in order to renew their registration by September 1, 2022. The new cost of registration with CRNA is $529.08, excluding PLP and no longer includes CNA membership.


This means that in order to renew their registration RNs and NPs must register for Canadian Nurses Protective Society PLP through the CNPS or the new Alberta Association of Nurses (AAN).
 
This can be done in two ways:
 
1)    Through the AAN
2)    Directly from the CNPS

The annual cost of PLP is $88. Nurses who join the AAN can take advantage of the CPNS group rate of $68. The annual fee for AAN membership, which is voluntary, is $50.

For more information, please visit the linked information pages on the: UNA, CRNA, CPNS and AAN webpages

REMINDER – Local 196 Education Event August 21, 2022 – Deadline to register coming up soon!

Picnic in the Park with your Peers at Fort Edmonton Park!

Please join us at the Midway Big top, located on the newly re-imagined 1920s Midway at Fort Edmonton Park for a Picnic in the Park with your Peers!

About this event

Please join us at the Midway Big top, located on the newly re-imagined 1920s Midway at Fort Edmonton Park for a Picnic in the Park with your Peers!

Who: Only Local 196 members/duespayers (Duespayers include those who have a position with local 196, or are exclusive casuals with our local)

When: Entry into the park will begin at 1030am and end at 1130 – PLEASE BE ON TIME

Wristbands will be given to registered members at the entrance

Where: Midway Big Top Tent – You will see the UNA banner

Lunch: will be served from 1130am sharp until 1230pm – We are hosting a BBQ lunch with a variety of options, including: beef, chicken and plant based burgers with a variety of salads.

**There will be gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options, however IF YOU HAVE ANY DIETARY RESTRICTIONS PLEASE EMAIL US at local196education@una.ca to notify us so we can accommodate as best as we can.

This will be a self guided, experiential learning experience. Take a step back in time, and venture through the various exhibits and learn all about:

The Indigenous Peoples Experience

1846 – A fort built on fashion

1885 – A place of faith in the future

1905 – The thrilling ups and downs

1920 – From tough times to modern times

We are also having an optional Scavenger hunt! Take a picture with minimum 3 items on the list, and email them to local196education@una.ca by noon on August 22nd to be eligible. Members can work in teams, but submissions must be made individually.

Eligible members will be entered into a draw to win 1 out of 10 prizes from either Tim Hortons or Starbucks depending on preference.


This event is open to members & duespayers of

Local 196 only.

TICKETS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE.


Registration must be completed using a non-AHS email.

Registration Deadline is August 4, 2022 at 2359h

PAPER OR E-TICKET REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.


Questions/Dietary requests? Please email Local196Education@una.ca

If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please cancel your ticket via Eventbrite or email Local196Education@una.ca prior to the registration deadline.

Cancellation instructions and waitlist instructions are on the local website: https://local196una.ca/education-dinners/

 

Local 196 Education Event August 21, 2022

Picnic in the Park with your Peers at Fort Edmonton Park!

Please join us at the Midway Big top, located on the newly re-imagined 1920s Midway at Fort Edmonton Park for a Picnic in the Park with your Peers!

About this event

Please join us at the Midway Big top, located on the newly re-imagined 1920s Midway at Fort Edmonton Park for a Picnic in the Park with your Peers!

Who: Only Local 196 members/duespayers (Duespayers include those who have a position with local 196, or are exclusive casuals with our local)

When: Entry into the park will begin at 1030am and end at 1130 – PLEASE BE ON TIME

Wristbands will be given to registered members at the entrance

Where: Midway Big Top Tent – You will see the UNA banner

Lunch: will be served from 1130am sharp until 1230pm – We are hosting a BBQ lunch with a variety of options, including: beef, chicken and plant based burgers with a variety of salads.

**There will be gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options, however IF YOU HAVE ANY DIETARY RESTRICTIONS PLEASE EMAIL US at local196education@una.ca to notify us so we can accommodate as best as we can.

This will be a self guided, experiential learning experience. Take a step back in time, and venture through the various exhibits and learn all about:

The Indigenous Peoples Experience

1846 – A fort built on fashion

1885 – A place of faith in the future

1905 – The thrilling ups and downs

1920 – From tough times to modern times

We are also having an optional Scavenger hunt! Take a picture with minimum 3 items on the list, and email them to local196education@una.ca by noon on August 22nd to be eligible. Members can work in teams, but submissions must be made individually.

Eligible members will be entered into a draw to win 1 out of 10 prizes from either Tim Hortons or Starbucks depending on preference.


This event is open to members & duespayers of

Local 196 only.

TICKETS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE.


Registration must be completed using a non-AHS email.

Registration Deadline is August 4, 2022 at 2359h

PAPER OR E-TICKET REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.


Questions/Dietary requests? Please email Local196Education@una.ca

If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please cancel your ticket via Eventbrite or email Local196Education@una.ca prior to the registration deadline.

Cancellation instructions and waitlist instructions are on the local website: https://local196una.ca/education-dinners/

 

Nurses Week Bouquet of Heart’s Activity

For Nurses Week, the Advocacy and Engagement group organized the “Bouquet of Hearts” activity. We want to thank all the teams that participated! We also want to extend a sincere thank you to “The Running Room”, “Cookies by George”, “Who Cares?” and “David’s Tea” for their kind donation!

The winning ‘Bouquet of Hearts’ from the NECHC Community Health Team 

The winning team won a gift basket worth over $250

Want to learn more about the new Collective Agreement?

Join us on June 28th with UNA President Heather Smith and Director of Labour Relations David Harrigan to discuss the changes to the Collective Agreement and answer any questions you may have.

Register in DMS

Newsletter Draw

June Local e-newsletter available now!

Check your (personal) inbox for the Local 196 June e-Newsletter! Read about information on the LSPA, recent and upcoming events and more!

Click the link below to view the June edition of Local 196’s e-newsletter:

Local 196 UNA e-newsletter: June, 2022

The Local newsletter was sent via MailChimp with updated member contact information from Provincial UNA Office. It was sent to personal email addresses only. If you did not receive our newsletter, please update your contact information in UNA’s DMS system and email local196exec@una.ca to be added to our subscribers list. You don’t want to miss out!

 

Reminder: Local 196 Education Event May 11, 2022

 UNA Local 196 welcomes

Brenda Elsagher

Brenda is a Certified Humor Professional accredited through the Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor. It is a 3- year program that teaches evidenced-based research on humor and healing. There is actual science for what Brenda knew instinctively.

Brenda presents a rare look “behind the scenes,” with numerous and humorous insights for healthcare professionals and her stories illustrate the need for humor with patients and their families to use as a coping tool through the laughter and the tears. The great side effect is that the healthcare professionals benefit too making the work place a healthier place to be.


This event is open to members & duespayers of

Local 196 only.

TICKETS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE.


Registration must be completed using a non-AHS email.

Registration Deadline is May 4, 2022 at 2359h

PAPER OR E-TICKET REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.


Questions/Dietary requests? Please email Local196Education@una.ca

If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please cancel your ticket via Eventbrite or email Local196Education@una.ca prior to the registration deadline.

Cancellation instructions and waitlist instructions are on the local website: https://local196una.ca/education-dinners/

 

April 20th Education Workshop



Please join us at the Fantasyland Hotel on April 20th for a workshop on Medical Assistance in Dying

Members can register in DMS at the following link: https://dms.una.ca/event/una56665037563d0334

March Local e-newsletter available now!

Check your (personal) inbox for the Local 196 March e-Newsletter! Read about the ratification vote details, information on the lump sum conversion, upcoming events and more!

Click the link below to view the March edition of Local 196’s e-newsletter:

Local 196 UNA e-newsletter: March, 2021

The Local newsletter was sent via MailChimp with updated member contact information from Provincial UNA Office. It was sent to personal email addresses only. If you did not receive our newsletter, please update your contact information in UNA’s DMS system and email local196exec@una.ca to be added to our subscribers list. You don’t want to miss out!