Registered Nurses (RNs) receive legal authority to use the title “registered nurse” or “RN” through provincial and territorial legislation and regulation.
The purpose of nursing regulation is to protect the public. Regulation assures Canadians that they are receiving safe and ethical care from competent, qualified registered nurses.
Nursing requires strong, consistent and knowledgeable leaders who are visible, inspire others and support professional nursing practice.
Certification in one of 20 specialties/areas of nursing practice shows commitment to nursing excellence and continuing competence!
NurseONE, CNA’s gateway to knowledge resources keeping nurses current, credible, competent and connected.
Nursing requires strong, consistent and knowledgeable leaders who are visible, inspire others and support professional nursing practice
CNA’s Vision for Nursing and Health envisions solutions to meet many of our health-care challenges and is intended to help members work in their own areas of practice to build a better future for Canadian health care
We must continually bring to the attention of managers, executives, employers and health-care decision-makers the value of nursing and the difference that registered nurses (RN) make ...
CNA and its partners have developed a range of resources to support nurses in making staff-mix decisions that maximize outcomes.
The Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses is a statement of the ethical values of nurses and of nurses’ commitments to persons with health-care needs and persons receiving care.
To determine prevailing norms across Canada related to fatigue in nursing and patient safety, CNA and RNAO conducted…
The award-winning Canadian Nurse contains peer-reviewed articles, promising practices, news and opinion on issues that matter to RNs.
The Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses is a statement of the ethical values of nurses and of nurses' commitments to persons with health-care needs and persons receiving care.
The second edition of this prep guide will help you prepare for the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Examination: Family/All Ages (CNPE: F/AA) from May 2011-April 2016.
CNA’s 2014 biennial convention was one of Canada’s largest and most inspiring nursing gatherings! If you could not attend, you can still catch some of the highlights!
At CNA’s recent meeting of members, resolutions included calls for CNA to protect medicare, advocate for the removal of barriers to NP practice and help stop the decline in federal housing investments.
In 2014, 293,205 RNs were licensed to practise in Canada — a loss of 2,824 (from 296,029 in 2013). This is the first decline in two decades and is of significant concern.
Do you know an outstanding oncology nurse? The Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology is accepting nominations for its 2015 Boehringer-Ingelheim Oncology Nurse of the Year Award till August 15. See the nomination criteria and download the form today.
CNA’s new framework offers consistency for stakeholders that are considering the implementation of RN prescribing.
Canadians 65 and over make up 14 per cent of our population. That number will rise to 30 per cent by 2036. The Canadian Nurses Association is asking the federal government to commit to better seniors health.
As a member of the Canadian Nurses Association, you can benefit from special privileges, such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.
Professional Development How can registered nurses ensure their skills are current? Canadian RNs are accountable for providing competent nursing care, which…
Are you thinking about a career as a registered nurse? The possibilities are limitless. Nursing offers both men and women a wide range of opportunities for…