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 us in Saint John, New Brunswick, this June for CNA’s 2016 annual meeting of members and biennial convention, where we’ll showcase how RNs are implementing primary health care to its fullest potential.
Sign up for our webinar on May 3 to learn all about our new online certification application process and computer-based testing system. We’ll walk you through all the steps so you can see just how easy it can be!
Check out CNA’s Events page and see the NNW activities happening across the country and all around you. Why not add your own event to the list and show Canada’s nurses how you’re celebrating?
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Nurses from across Canada will be in Saint John, New Brunswick, June 20-22, for CNA’s biennial convention. Come and listen to a wide range of engaging and thought-provoking speakers. Learn from your colleagues and share your own great work with others. Our theme this year is Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care.
NEW in the April issue of Canadian Nurse:
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…