YRNA is the regulatory body and professional association for registered nurses in the Yukon. YRNA is responsible for establishing and promoting standards of practice for registered nurses, for regulating nursing practice and for advancing professional excellence. YRNA speaks out on health care issues, advocating for the development of healthy public policy in the interest of the public. YRNA receives its mandate from the Registered Nurses Professional Act and the Regulations and Bylaws passed pursuant to the Act.
http://www.yrna.ca/association/index.html (accessed 0n 23.04.2009)