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.
If you weren’t able to join us in Saint John, New Brunswick, you can watch some highlights from the event.
Enjoy all the benefits of being a part of CNA, including Canadian Nurse and having your voice heard nationally and internationally.
Find out about what CNA is doing on the Hill and in global health, our work for a better home care action plan, the tools available to help nurses improve patient health outcomes, the Canadian Network of Nursing Specialties and more.
Marking Remembrance Day: The First World War’s nursing sistersPromising Practices: Knowledge translation through social mediaRNs and retired nurses are mentoring internationally educated nursesCommentary: The power of an apology
Ottawa, November 21, 2016 — Ontario nurses are one step closer to optimizing their involvement with the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) through the selection of Mary McAllister, RN, PhD, as the inaugural president of CNAOntario. The group aims to provide a vehicle for CNA members in Ontario to connect with each other, with RNs and NPs across Canada and with the International Council of Nurses.
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…