How We Operate

The CRNS operates in the public interest as the registered nursing regulator accountable for public protection.

What Does the CRNS Do?

The CRNS operates as the regulator accountable for public protection by ensuring members are competent.

The CRNS is accountable for public protection by ensuring its members are competent through means including initial and ongoing licensure requirements, practice standards, practice advice and support, approval of nursing programs, continuing competence requirements and a competence assurance mechanism (complaint investigation and discipline process).

Annual Meeting

Open to the public and CRNS partners, the College holds its Annual Meeting every May.

At the Annual Meeting, the CRNS President and Executive Director deliver their annual reports, and members vote on resolutions brought forward by their peers through the resolution process or from the floor, as well as any bylaws presented by Council.

CRNS Events

In addition to the Annual Meeting the CRNS hosts several other events.

The CRNS hosts several workshops throughout the year, as well as weekly Webinar Wednesdays on a variety of current topics and initiatives for members and others from September to June. The College also supports and promotes educational and regulatory conferences that benefit its membership.


The CRNS posts job opportunities within the College and provides links to nursing jobs in Northern Saskatchewan, including opportunities for RN(AAP)s in the north.

All current CRNS job postings with full descriptions can be found here as well as links to nursing employment opportunities in Northern Saskatchewan.


As integral partners in the health care system, the CRNS works closely with several provincial, national and international organizations.

The CRNS is proud a partner in a number of leading provincial and national regulatory and health service organizations.

CRNS Committees

Each year, members of the public and CRNS members contribute time and expertise to various committees that provide oversight to the College’s work, helping advance the profession and delivering on the mandate as a profession-led regulator.

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