Medical Assistance in Dying

Guidance for Nurses

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM), the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) are pleased to provide guidelines for LPNs, RNs and RPNs for nursing care related to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).  All LPNs are expected to review the guidelines to understand their professional and legal responsibilities related to MAID in Manitoba.

Please find the guidelines here.

Note: these guidelines were updated July 2021 following amendments to Canada’s medical assistance in dying law which came into force on March 17, 2021.
More information about changes to the law can be found here.

Other Resources

Contacts

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba
Practice Department
204-663-1212

College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
Practice Department
204-789-2264

College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba
Deputy Registrar
204-888-4041

Information for the Public

If you have questions about medical assistance in dying, please visit the Government of Manitoba’s website for information.