The Alberta Association of Registered Nurses in Private Practice (AARNIPP) is a specialty practice group for registered nurses who offer specialized services within a private practice.
Specialized Services Include:
- direct care
- health promotion
The private practice nurse is financially responsible for his/her practice and may be paid by public or private funding sources.
AARNIPP is a recognized Specialty Practice Group of the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).
Vision / Mission
AARNIPP facilitates educational opportunities and collegial support for private practice nurses that promote and sustain professional nursing practices.
Goal / Objectives
To establish a supportive network for RNs in private practice.
To act as a resource to nurses interested in establishing a private practice.
To provide educational opportunities for private practice nurses.
To participate in the policy-making process regarding the health care system.
Promote professional nursing practice.
Increase public awareness regarding the role of nurses in the private practice.
Raise the profile of private nursing practice within CARNA and the nursing community.
Promote research and funding for innovative private nursing practice and services.
Members & Chapters
AARNIPP has many members throughout Alberta. Active Chapters are located in Calgary and Edmonton. Virtual attendance is available for Chapter Meetings from anywhere in Alberta.
President: MaryFrances Barbisan
Vice President: Vacant
Secretary/Treasurer: Richard Drew
Director-At-Large: Cindy Bleyenberg-McCrea
Director-At-Large: Debbie Franchuk
Director-At-Large: Kathy Bugo
Executive Assistant: Samantha Tait
Communications and Marketing Coordinator: Maria Drew
Chapters are located in Calgary and Edmonton
Calgary Chapter Chair: Shawna Curry
Calgary Secretary/ Treasurer: Vacant
Edmonton Chapter Chair: Richard Drew
Edmonton Secretary/Treasurer: Vacant