How to Avoid Becoming a Legal Case Study with the Canadian Nurses Protective Society

April 17, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wellington Ballroom, Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre (1808 Wellington Avenue), Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Association is partnering with the Canadian Nurses Protective Society to bring a one-day legal professional development workshop to Manitoba. Nurses will learn about...

  • How the law sees you as a registered nurse
  • The most common legal proceedings nurses become involved with
  • What happens when a nurse is served with a Statement of Claim 
  • The successful defenses to common legal proceedings
  • Charting: is it really important?
  • Social media best practices - dos and don'ts
  • Collaborative care - who's in charge?
  • Medical Assistance in Dying - latest updates and how it affects nurses 

Come prepared for an engaging, interactive and informative day to help you manage the legal risk and obligations inherent in nursing practice. 

For prices and to register now, click here.

*Registration fees are set to cover the food and venue costs. The Canadian Nurses Protective Society provides the presentation at no charge as a service to members. 


8:30 – 9:00 Registration, breakfast & networking

9:00 – 10:00   Welcome & introductions                        
                        How the law sees the nurse

10:15 - 12:00 Live demonstration of examination for discovery (mock trial)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:30     Collaborative care - who is in charge?
                        Medical Assistance in Dying panel

2:45 – 3:30 Privacy, social media, and other slippery subjects
3:30 - 4:00 Open forum
Stay after the professional development day and take part in the 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba featuring a keynote speech from Mike Villeneuve, CEO, Canadian Nurses Association. 

For more information and to register for the AGM, click here

Share this day with your colleagues. Download the poster below.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Association welcomes the opportunity to partner with organizations to enhance the professional development events and supports we offer members. If you are interested in partnering, please view the sponsorship package below and contact our office at 204-992-1520 or
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