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Canadian Nurses Association

  • A stimulating and thought-provoking event you won’t soon forget

    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.

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  • CNS-C joins CNA’s specialty network

    The Clinical Nurse Specialist Association of Canada recently joined CNA’s Canadian Network of Nursing Specialties. With over 500 members, the group is working to make the CNS more visible in the Canadian health-care system.

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  • Nurses, it’s your week

    May 12 marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. That’s why Canada’s nurses celebrate National Nursing Week the week of May 12.

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  • Need a little help getting to Saint John?

    If you’re not sure how you can get to the convention, our sample letter can help you make a case to your employer for support to attend. Download it, personalize it and start packing!

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  • A stimulating and thought-provoking event you won’t soon forget
  • CNS-C joins CNA’s specialty network
  • Nurses, it’s your week
  • Need a little help getting to Saint John?

Certification now online!

Learn more / Apply now!

As a certified RN you are…

  • Recognized nationally for your practice excellence and commitment to lifelong learning
  • Valued by many employers, because your certification demonstrates specialized knowledge
  • Recognized for your clear commitment to lifelong learning
  • Viewed as having enhanced professional credibility, because your certification shows you Care to Be the Best!

Deadlines and important dates

  • August 8, 2016 — Deadline for online applications for initial certification and renewal by exam
  • September 19 to October 7, 2016 — Exam writing window
  • November 30, 2016 — Deadline for online applications for renewals by continuous learning

Did you forget to renew your certification in 2015? Contact the certification team to learn about your options. You can e-mail us at certification@cna-aiic.ca or call toll-free at 1-800-361-8404 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET.



Canadian Nurse

NEW in the May issue of Canadian Nurse:

  • New to the job: Advice from new RNs, nurse leaders and readers on making the adjustment
  • Meet Paisly Symenuk, a nursing student taking on global health issues
  • A journey of reconciliation: Students organize an Orange Shirt Day event to raise awareness of the legacy of the residential school experience
  • Cardiology and oncology care providers join forces

Insurance Discounts

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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Professional Development

Professional Development

How can registered nurses ensure their skills are current? Canadian RNs are accountable for providing competent nursing care, which…

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Nursing Practice

Becoming an RN

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…

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