Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition

This section is for you if you want to demonstrate you possess the required competencies to licence as an RN with Additional Authorized Practice.

SRNA Requirements to be Eligible for the PLAR Process

  • Currently licensed in good standing as a registered nurse in Saskatchewan
  • Practised a minimum of 600 direct primary care clinical practice hours (employer verified) in a Northern setting within the last 5 years
  • Provide a reference attesting to the RN’s safe, competent practice in the primary care role from a Northern employer who is familiar with the RN’s practice to the satisfaction of the Registrar;
  • Provide evidence that TMF has been signed off within the last 2 years
  • Candidates must demonstrate what they have learned from experience and the learning must be verifiable which may include onsite verification of documentation according to the 47 Clinical Decision Tools (CDTs), identified in the Prior Learning Assessment Package (pages 21-25) in the list of CDTS.

PLAR Process

Once eligibility is determined

Examples for Reference When Completing Your Package

Submit documents to the SRNA via:


Fax: 306-359-0257

Mail: RNs Leading Change Attention: Anita Nivala Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association 2066 Retallack Street Regina, SK S4T 7X5

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