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Who is SORNG?

We are a special interest group under the SRNA (Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association). Initiated in 1982, we are committed to the promotion and advancement of Perioperative Nursing. We encourage you to join us! 

Objectives

  • To represent Saskatchewan Perioperative Registered Nurses nationally and support the objectives of ORNAC (Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada)
  • To identify needs and to promote continuing education and research in perioperative nursing
  • To promote the correspondence, exchange of ideas, and techniques among Perioperative Registered Nurses regionally, nationally, and internationally.
  • To provide educational financial assistance to SORNG members.
  • To provide Saskatchewan perioperative nurses with educational sessions in the province.
  • To provide SK perioperative nurses with a provincial perioperative network and links via ORNAC to a national perioperative network.
  • To provide SK nurses ongoing information via social media.

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Contact Us:  saskorng@gmail.com 

Executive:

President -Valancie Pierce;   President Elect- Viki Eikel-Curic;  Treasurer/Membership- Willow Underwood; and   Secretary-Chelsea Duchscher 

Past President- Lisa Bolton

Board Representatives:

South Liaison- Anita Alvarez;   North Liaison- Chelsy Ratcliffe;    Public Relations-Krizia Senina;  and   Education/Research-Alma Dirpaul

ORNAC Board Director:

Valancie Pierce

ORNAC Director SK

AGM2022

 

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Educational Funding Guidelines

1.0 PURPOSE OF THE FUND

To provide financial assistance to SORNG members in their efforts to meet their educational goals.

2.0 RECOMMENDED ALLOCATION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

$ 50 - 200 Certification
$ 50 - 75 Provincial Conference/Workshop
$ 75 - 100 Out-of-Province Provincial Workshop
$ 100 - 150 National Conference
$ 150 - 250 International (World) Conference


Amounts depend upon funds available

3.0 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - INFLUENCED BY:

3.1 Number of applicants.

3.2 Other financial assistance requested and/or granted. Total funding is not to exceed hotel, registration, and transportation costs.

3.3 Previous education or bursary funding granted by the SORNG. A list is kept of applicants and recipients; priority is given to new applicants.

3.4 Active participation in SORNG (active participation means members of committees and executive, conference planning committees, attendance at local and provincial meetings).

3.5 A minimum meeting attendance of at least 1 AGM every two years is required.

3.6 Length, place, and content of course/workshop/conference. Canadian programs are given priority.

3.7 Number of years of SORNG membership (minimum two consecutive years in the immediate years prior to application for funding is required).

Financial assistance is not available for salary replacement.
Education Committee members will not be excluded from applying for educational funds.

4.0 APPLICATION PROCESS

4.1 Request for funds is to be submitted to a member of the Educational Funding Committee a minimum of 6 weeks prior to the event (late applications may be considered); however, note that application for certification funding must be submitted at the time of applying to write the certification exam.

4.2 Applicants will be notified of the Committee's decision within two weeks of receipt of the application.

4.3 Funds may not be transferred until after the educational event. Proof of registration must be provided. If you are unable to attend the event you are being funded for all funding is to be returned to SORNG.

4.4 Committee members will consider the applications using the above criteria. Approved applications will be given to the Provincial Treasurer for payment.

5.0 RESPONSIBILITY OF APPLICATION RECEIVING FUNDING

5.1 Within six months, present a verbal report at a section educational session, or submit a report to "The Circulator." Recipients may combine their reports.

5.2 Willingness to be actively involved in future SORNG activities (e.g., work on committees).

*SORNG reserves the right to publish names of recipients in "The Circulator" newsletter

 



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