Who pays for your registration?

  1. 0 I'm a newbie RN and just found out that my employer pays for my license. Is it all over Canada? or just here in SK
  2. Visit  nursemich profile page

    About nursemich

    nursemich has '3 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'OR/DR/RR, Surgical Unit'. From 'Regina'; Joined Jul '07; Posts: 336; Likes: 100.

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  3. Visit  Daisy_08 profile page
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    NO, it is not! Lucky lady!
    RescueNinja likes this.
  4. Visit  NotReady4PrimeTime profile page
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    Only Saskatchewan has that lovely perk. In Alberta we get $100 (20%) from our employer, but only after we've worked 600 hours in the current registration year. Everywhere else in the country there is no reimbursement of any amount.
    Fiona59 likes this.
  5. Visit  joanna73 profile page
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    Really Jan? I had no idea. That's nice to know.
  6. Visit  NotReady4PrimeTime profile page
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    I'm not sure if that applies to AUPE or HSAA. UNA has already received their reimbursement.
  7. Visit  RN2B123 profile page
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    Am I the only one who thinks its unfair that some provinces are wayyy cheaper for their annual registrations? Last time I looked it was only like 120 a year for Ontario nurses and I am paying almost 450 plus tax for mine....not fair!
  8. Visit  joanna73 profile page
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    ON is cheaper because their membership doesn't include RNAO fees. ON also has more nurses. I currently hold licenses in two Provinces, so it's expensive. I don't think it's unfair. I make a decent wage, and consider it the cost of doing business. There's nothing we can do about it.
  9. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    We get nothing here in NS
  10. Visit  Fiona59 profile page
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    AUPE usually gets their $100 in January. The LPNs have to have registration paid for by December 1st.

    Guess what I still have to do??
  11. Visit  NotReady4PrimeTime profile page
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    CARNA gets my money at 2359h on September 1.

    Our registration fees are so high in Alberta because CARNA tends to launch investigations into absolutely EVERY complaint, no matter how petty or frivolous. (Example: "Member #xxxxx failed to document administration of patient's daily multivitamin on November 16, 2011. During investigation member could not remember if medication was given or not. Conditions placed on registration include successful completion of courses in medication administration and documentation by a deadline.") Tribunals (yes, that's what they call the process) take months and the actual tribunal hearing will be stretched out for hours to days so that the panel members can have lunch at a nice, exclusive restaurant paid for by the members. The lawyer they retain for these tribunals bill by the hour. And the continuing competence program consumes another HUGE chunk of ca$h. The audits are human-resource heavy. Their offices are rather plush, with granite and marble, lots of art, carpeting everywhere and gigantic windows. So we pay $504 a year right now... first year in the history of the College where there was no increase.
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  12. Visit  Fiona59 profile page
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    Feel your pain. Since Stanger was hired by CLPNA it seems she's doing everything possible to turn it into CARNA lite.

    Funny how the poster known as "CLPNA" never posts when we are cranky.


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