Emergency Practicing

This section is for you if you are an RN or NP in another Canadian jurisdiction and seeking a licence to practice registered nursing in a declared emergency situation in Saskatchewan.

The following Registered Nurse (RN) categories will be eligible for Emergency Practicing licensure:

  • Non-practicing/Retired RNs or NPs in Saskatchewan on the Register of the Association who meet the hourly bylaw requirements;
  • RNs or NPs from another Canadian jurisdiction
  • Graduate Nurses (GN) eligible to write the NCLEX in Saskatchewan;
  • GN eligible to write the NCLEX in another jurisdiction;
  • Retired and/or Non-practicing RNs or NPs in Canada who meet the hourly bylaw requirement;
  • Licensed in good standing; and
  • Meet English language requirements.

The Emergency Practicing license will be valid for 90 days with the possibility of an extension as required.

If you have any questions, please email: emergencylicense@srna.org

Any RNs interested in working during the COVID-19 pandemic response are requested to complete an SHA survey to indicate interest. Please contact the SHA directly before requesting an EPL with the SRNA. Complete Survey

If you have any questions about how you can assist with the COVID-19 pandemic response, please contact a Practice Advisor at practiceadvice@srna.org

If you are interested in assisting an employer other than the SHA during the COVID-19 pandemic, please email emergency practicing licensure: emergencylicense@srna.org.

Things to Know:

  • This membership is granted for 90 days, with the possibility of extension.
  • There is no fee associated with this membership.
  • The RN or NP must hold liability insurance with their RN licence from their home province or territory.

Regulations and entry requirements are subject to bylaw and policy changes.

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