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.
The call for nominations for the Jeanne Mance Award, CNA Order of Merit awards, Certification Employer Recognition Award and Memorial Book is now open. Show your appreciation for an outstanding nurse or employer by submitting a nomination.
CNA members will select a new president-elect at the June 2018 annual meeting of members in Ottawa. You’re invited to submit a nomination for this respected national role if you or a nurse leader you know is interested in contributing to nursing and health-care matters on a national scale. Deadline: December 7, 2017.
Nurse to Know: Exploring Susan Jack’s work to improve the livesof mothers and childrenPractical guidelines for preparing a publishable research paperNurses’ perceptions of two tools for assessing severity ofalcohol withdrawalPromising Practices: McGill nursing students partner withoutreach workers to develop resources on drugwithdrawal management
As a member of the Canadian Nurses Association, you can benefit from special privileges, such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.
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