About the Academy

About the Academy

The Canadian Academy of Nursing is the first pan-Canadian organization dedicated to identifying, educating, supporting, and celebrating nursing leaders across all the regulated categories and all domains of practice.

Canadian Academy of Nursing

The Academy is a comprehensive Canadian hub designed to educate, empower and support nurses to lead, advocate, innovate, and influence public policy that brings about sustainable change.

Membership in the Academy comes automatically with a CNA premium membership. If you are a general member, we encourage you to upgrade your membership to premium to access the Academy’s benefits and if you are interested in:

  • The development of current and emerging Canadian nurse leaders in all regulated categories
  • Discussing, developing and sharing leadership strategies related to nursing at points of care, education, research, administration and policy
  • Influencing the development of health care and policy in Canada
  • Participating in communities of practice with your peers
  • Contributing to the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership in an editorial capacity
  • Supporting the development and delivery of leadership educational programs
  • Being nominated to the Academy’s flagship fellowship program

Become a premium member of CNA to join the Canadian Academy of Nursing.