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.
Join up to 900 nursing colleagues from across Canada for our 2014 annual meeting and biennial convention. We’re planning an unforgettable and inspirational…
For its annual Hill Day, CNA brought forth solutions to the federal government that would improve home health care for seniors. Learn more about our recommendations, as well as what Canadians are saying on the issue.
Register today for our next free webinar, Thursday, December 4, 12-12:45 p.m. ET. Learn about the latest ideas in addiction medicine and how they’ll affect your practice in the future. This research has profound implications for nursing, so don’t miss out!
We’re in the process of updating the Framework for the Practice of Registered Nurses in Canada, and we’d like to know if it reflects your practice. Take our survey — Open till December 11.
All health professionals need to recognize the signs of Ebola and other similar diseases that can cause viral hemorrhagic fevers.
For feature articles, profiles, promising practices, and news and opinions on topics that matter to you, read Canadian Nurse online.
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…