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.
If you weren’t able to join us in Saint John, New Brunswick, you can watch some highlights from the event.
The convention theme, From Insights to Impact: It Starts with Nursing, affirms that nursing insight has a positive impact on care delivery and health outcomes. The convention will explore how nurses gain this insight by engaging their clients and drawing on evidence and experience. We are seeking abstracts from nurses and other health-care professionals on five themes.
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The CNA Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses is a statement of the ethical values of registered nurses and nurses licensed in extended roles, such as nurse practitioners. It includes new and updated content reflecting contemporary practice needs.
We have received numerous inquiries concerning CNA’s comments on Finance Canada’s proposed tax changes. Thank you for the messages, whether in opposition to or in support of our statement. This FAQ helps address some of the questions and comments we have received.
As a member of the Canadian Nurses Association, you can benefit from special privileges, such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.
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…