Lenora was a co-chair of the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Nova Scotia. She has maintained her political advocacy locally and provincially by meeting with MLAs and by presenting to caucus. She lobbied for legislative changes to NP regulation in her province.
She enjoys being a NP student preceptor and is committed to encouraging students to advance the NP role. Lenora actively seeks language change to promote public and system understanding of the full scope and ability of NPs.
Term Completed until AGM 2020
Jinelle has served as chair of the Vancouver Island Health Authority Nurse Practitioner Community of Practice, lead of the North Island Seniors Nurse Practice Group, mentor to new gerontological Nurse Practitioners, and preceptor to students.
Jinelle is inspired to contribute to the advancement of Nurse Practitioner practice, with an interest in national credentialing and recognized specialty education and roles.
She has been involved in guideline development (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch) quality improvement initiatives (clinic processes), participation in health forums (African – Caribbean and Black Sexual Health) and Observed Structure Clinical Evaluation of Nurses in outpost regions.
Teresa has presented at local, national and international conferences to showcase the implications on policy, education and practice. Her scholarly work has been devoted to the role of the nurse practitioner – examining it from a critical perspective in order to enhance understanding of the influences on Nurse practitioner identity and practice. The results are published in Nursing Inquiry (2015).
Over the years, some of her professional activities have included being the Chair of the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Exam Committee (CNPE), speaker at the biennial CAAPN conference, member of New Brunswick`s Formulary Review Committee (FRC), Nursing program reviewer, member of the NB therapeutics committee and several local NP committees. She is an advocate of the NP role in her province and Canada. Some of her special interests are related to hormonal health as well as indigenous health. She is certified (NCMP) with the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
Carolle is passionate about promoting, advancing and sustaining the role of the NP across the country.
Nurse Practitioner Council Chair
He is currently completing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree, with his primary research focus on NPs providing chronic disease management in rural NP-led clinics in Newfoundland Labrador.
Lindsey currently sits on the Standards Committee with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland Labrador (ARNNL), as well as on other ARNNL sub-committees providing a NP perspective for the regulating body. His interests lie in advocating and lobbying provincially for the NP role and to further expand NP implementation and integration into all settings within the healthcare system.He looks forward to reaching out to all NPs across Canada and to represent them as NP Chair on a national platform, and will continue to promote and advocate the professional role of Nurse Practitioners.