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!
If you know a nurse leader who is interested in contributing to nursing and health-care matters on a national and international scale, nominate them for president-elect by December 7. CNA members will vote for a new president-elect at the June 2016 annual meeting of members.
This free webinar offers an overview of a Health Canada-funded project to identify the factors for successfully integrating, retaining and advancing IEN careers. Sign up today, then join us on Tuesday, October 13, 12-12:45 p.m. ET!
Submit an abstract and share your expertise with your peers at CNA’s 2016 convention! We’re seeking abstracts that relate to our convention theme — Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care. With the full force of the largest profession behind it, we know primary health care can realize its maximum potential. Submission deadline is December 21.
The RN entry-to-practice exam is a cornerstone of the self-regulating, nursing profession in Canada. As the national professional voice of nursing, CNA is concerned about the pass rates of the NCLEX-RN exam by Canadian students.
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…