last updated: April 28, 2023

CNA Welcomes Dr. Valerie Grdisa as New CEO

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and its board of directors announced the appointment of Dr. Valerie Grdisa, RN, PhD, as the new CEO, effective July 8, 2024. With over 30 years of experience across public, private, not-for-profit, and senior government sectors, Dr. Grdisa brings a wealth of knowledge and strategic relationships to the role. She

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Welcome Amélie Duval as Our New Deputy Registrar!

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Amélie Duval as our new Deputy Registrar, effective July 8th. With an accomplished career and extensive experience, Amelie brings a wealth of knowledge that will be invaluable to our community. Amelie joins us with a background in health and wellness, having coordinated activities promoting healthy living for

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Register Now for the Canadian MAiD Curriculum!

The Canadian MAiD Curriculum (CMC) has received official accreditation from the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)! Nurse practitioners can enjoy free access to the curriculum and all seven topics during their initial 12 months of enrolment, valid until March 2026. Register Here.

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Exciting News from Dalhousie University: Launching Atlantic Canada’s First Master of Nursing Program in Mental Health and Addictions!

Applications close April 1 Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health’s School of Nursing is proud to announce the launch of Atlantic Canada’s inaugural Master of Nursing program in mental health and addictions, commencing in fall 2024. With 22 spots available, this innovative program offers registered nurses an unparalleled opportunity to advance their skills and expertise in

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The PEER North conference is gearing up for its 2024 edition, set to take place in the Northwest Territories this September.

The PEER North planning committee invites healthcare providers to join their culturally relevant, evidence-based educational forum aimed at enhancing healthcare practice in Northern communities. Alongside professional sessions, attendees can enjoy various social and land-based cultural activities. Sign up here to be notified when registration opens.

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Join us for the BC NP Leaders Conference on March 4th!

Join us for the BC NP Leaders Conference on March 4th, either online or in-person at the Paetzold Auditorium, Vancouver General Hospital, or virtually, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This dynamic event offers presentations on leadership strategies in health crises, conflict resolution, global NP leadership updates, and more. In-person registration includes live event access

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Join the Conversation: Healthcare Providers Needed for Research on Disordered Eating and Substance Use Treatment

Calling all healthcare providers! Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are seeking your valuable insights on treatment approaches for individuals with disordered eating and substance use. As a member of CANNN, we encourage you to participate in an online survey, followed by the opportunity to join a 60-minute online focus group. Your experiences and

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2024 Canadian Nurses Foundation Scholarship Application Now Open!

We are excited to announce to our members that the CNF 2024 scholarship application is now open! Every year, with the generous support of dedicated donors, CNF awards scholarships at the Baccalaureate, Masters, and PhD levels. These awards are designed to support a wide range of nursing professionals, including Nurse Practitioners, Practical Nurses, internationally educated

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McGill University’s Division of Cancer Prevention Launches Online Course!

We are thrilled to announce that McGill University’s Division of Cancer Prevention has introduced a new online course focused on smoking prevention and cessation for nurses. This course has been approved by the Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Office of the Ingram School of Nursing at McGill University and is recognized by l’Ordre des infirmières et

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