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.
Celebrate the diversity of nursing during National Nursing Week,May 8-14, 2017Download posterShare your activities
CNA is seeking an interested member of the community to serve as a public representative with an Indigenous citizen’s perspective on the board of directors. We are looking for a leader who can contribute to the board’s policy and strategy discussions. Call for nominations now open.
The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) confirmed the appointment of Mike Villeneuve, RN, M.Sc., to the position of CEO. This appointment, which takes effect June 1, 2017, comes ahead of the forthcoming retirement of current CEO Anne Sutherland Boal.
Artificial intelligence and automation are changing nurses’ roles
Adopting national nursing data standards in Canada
Nursing workforce growth unlikely to keep up with demand for seniors care
Nurse to Know: Tracie Risling, health informatics researcher
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…