Regulating Registered Nurses in the Public Interest Since 1922

The Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island (ARNPEI) is the regulatory body and professional association  for all 1700 registered nurses and nurse practitioners in the province. Since 1922, ARNPEI has been granted the authority through the Registered Nurses Act to regulate the profession and to advocate for healthy public policy in the public interest.

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Dr. Sheila Marchant-Short New ARNPEI Executive Director

ARNPEI president Cynthia Bryanton is pleased to announce the hiring of our new ARNPEI Executive Director Dr. Sheila Marchant-Short.

The Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island is delighted to announce a new Executive Director Dr. Sheila Marchant Short. Dr. Marchant-Short has a vast and varied career nationally and brings extensive research and broad experience in the health system, from acute care, public health, and teaching to quality and risk management. She also sits on the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) as the National Nursing Science Expert, and has published most recently in the 3rd edition of the Community Health Nursing – A Canadian Perspective text, specifically the Communicable Disease content. 

Cynthia Bryanton

ARNPEI President.