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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/09/20/lancement-dune-nouvelle-plateforme September 20, 2022 — With the lingering effects of COVID-19 continuing to cause significant burnout and disrupting clinical learning, a new e-learning platform, created by award-winning health-care practitioners, is now launching with the support of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) to help nurses build their skills. NursingSKL , created by a group of Canadian physicians and nurses, launches today to help nurses improve their clinical skills in seven clinical specialties. And with nearly 66% of nurses suffering from burnout and nearly 1 in 3 contemplating ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/09/08/declaration-de-laiic-sur-le-deces-de-sa-majeste September 8, 2022 — The Canadian Nurses Association is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. “As Canada’s Head of State for 70 years, Her Majesty was the only monarch Canada’s 448,000 nurses have ever known,” said Sylvain Brousseau, president of CNA. “Through those decades, Her Majesty’s unwavering support and commitment to the nursing profession and Canadian nurses was a constant source of reassurance and pride. Our organization was honoured in 1957 when Her Majesty became the Royal Patron of CNA, as reflected in ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/09/01/cii-inscription-et-soumission-des-resumes Geneva, Switzerland; 1 September 2022 – Registration for the International Council of Nurses (ICN) 2023 Congress opened today along with abstract submission and the Congress website ! ICN 2023 will be held in person, 1-5 July 2023, at the Palais de Congrès, Montreal, Canada in partnership with the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). The 2023 Congress theme is “Nurses together: a force for global health”. ICN 2023 will bring together nurses’ renewed strength and energy to make a difference. It will look at how we can build on the lessons learned from ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/08/23/leigh-chapman-nouvelle-infirmiere-en-chef August 23, 2022 — After many years of advocacy, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is delighted to see the federal government officially reinstate the chief nursing officer (CNO) for Canada by appointing Leigh Chapman to the role. The CNO role will strengthen Canada’s health system by providing strategic policy expert advice from a nursing lens in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of health system policy initiatives. Chapman is a registered nurse who received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto’s Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/08/04/laiic-appuie-licis-afin-delaborer-des-donnees-sur August 4, 2022 — The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is pleased to have supported the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) in the development of Health Workforce Scopes of Practice , a collection of resources and tools that provides a snapshot of legislated scopes of practice for registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs). “CNA is pleased to have supported the development of this important source of information. Canada is experiencing a health workforce crisis that is severely impacting ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/07/07/laiic-exhorte-les-premiers-ministres-du-canada-a-p July 7, 2022 — In anticipation of the upcoming Council of the Federation summer meeting, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has sent a letter to all premiers urging them to prioritize and take action to address the dire health human resources crisis and nursing shortages across the country. “We are seeing patients in Canada facing longer and longer wait times for medical and surgical procedures, while also facing increasing challenges to access the care they need,” said Sylvain Brousseau, president of CNA. “Just over these past few weeks, we have ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/06/13/laiic-se-rejouit-du-lancement-de-la-nouvelle-assoc June 13, 2022 — The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) welcomes the Alberta Association of Nurses (AAN) to Canada’s national community of nurses. The new association was launched last month, on the first day of national nursing week. “CNA congratulates its colleagues at AAN on their official launch. We are excited to see all regulated nurses coming together in Alberta to shape their future and ensure a strong, unified voice for the nursing profession in the province,” said Tim Guest, CEO of CNA. “We look forward to working with AAN on shared priorities ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/05/16/des-medecins-et-du-personnel-infirmier-offrent-des Ottawa – May 16, 2022 — For more than two years, health care providers have worked tirelessly to keep the Canadian health system from buckling under the strain of a global pandemic, massive surgical backlogs, and a depleted workforce. Unfortunately, the health system was struggling before COVID-19. Today, with more health workers burning out and leaving their professions, the system has reached a point where immediate action is needed to prevent total collapse. In response, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), in partnership with the Canadian Nurses ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/05/12/journee-internationale-des-infirmieres-loccasion-d May 12, 2022 — Sylvain Brousseau, president of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), issued a statement today to celebrate International Nurses Day. “We are pleased to commemorate International Nurses Day. This is a day to pay tribute to the outstanding contributions of nurses to the communities, patients, and health systems they serve, as well as their impact on global health outcomes. “As we celebrate International Nurses Day for a third time amidst a global pandemic, I know many nurses in Canada are tired, exhausted, and even demoralized. Their ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/05/09/la-journee-des-infirmieres-et-infirmiers-autochton May 9, 2022 — Today is Indigenous Nurses Day and we are pleased to recognize and celebrate the exceptional work and achievements of Canadian Indigenous nurses and our colleagues at the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA) to advance Indigenous health, support the nursing profession, and advocate on behalf of Indigenous Peoples. “Indigenous nurses are an essential part of Canada’s health-care system. They bring a unique perspective of health-care issues, concerns, needs and cultural safety to the care of people in First Nations, Inuit and ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/04/12/annonce-du-theme-et-des-dates-du-congres-2023-du-c Geneva, Switzerland; 12 April 2022 — The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) will co-host the 29th ICN Congress from 1-5 July 2023 in Montreal, Canada with the theme: “Nurses together: a force for global health”. Dr Pamela Cipriano, ICN President said: “Despite the success of our virtual Congress in 2021, we are truly delighted to be hosting a face to face event next year in Montreal! Our past Congresses have enabled many thousands of nurses to join together in person and learn from one another as ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/04/11/laiic-invite-a-la-prudence-alors-que-les-cas-de-co April 11, 2022 — The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is urging all people in Canada to be cautious as COVID-19 cases rise across the country as public health restrictions are loosened. “We understand that people just want to go back to normal and that they are tired of the pandemic. Nurses are too,” said Sylvain Brousseau, CNA president. “However, during every wave of the pandemic, it is nurses and other health-care workers that carry the burden of widespread COVID-19 cases as they deal with unbearable workloads and extreme burnout.” For two ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/04/08/investissements-importants-dans-le-budget-de-2022 April 8, 2022 — The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) welcomes the federal government’s commitment to implement important measures that will have a positive impact on the health of all people living in Canada. Key commitments in Budget 2022 include billions of dollars to address housing affordability, funding to combat racism, creating a new dental care program, and a renewed commitment on pharmacare. CNA is encouraged to see that labour shortages in the health-care sector and the need to increase the number of doctors and nurses is on the government’s ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/03/31/laiic-accueille-sylvain-brousseau-en-tant-que-52e April 1, 2022 — Elected by members to serve as president-elect in June 2018, Sylvain Brousseau was installed today as the 52nd president of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). Brousseau is only the second francophone nurse leader from Quebec to be elected CNA president after Alice Girard, 1958-1960. He will hold the role until June 2024. “The board, staff and members of CNA are pleased to send a warm welcome to Sylvain today as he takes on the challenge of leading our national professional nursing association,” said Tim Guest, past president and ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/03/29/le-gouvernement-federal-franchit-un-pas-dans-la-bo March 28, 2022 — Over the past two years, it has become clear that Canada needs to give a long, hard look at the challenges faced by our health-care system and reimagine how all levels of government can better support health-care workers and deliver results for people living in this country. Action and leadership are needed to ensure the sustainability of our health-care system and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) applauds the federal government for taking a step in the right direction. The federal government announced an investment of $2 ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/02/14/lassociation-des-infirmieres-et-infirmiers-du-cana While COVID-19 continues its assault on health-care systems across the country, CNA reminds people across Canada that nurses keep answering the call OTTAWA and TORONTO, ONTARIO, February 14, 2022 — The Canadian Nurses Association, the national organization dedicated to championing nurses across Canada, today unveiled a massive, 28-storey reminder to people in Canada of the immense role nurses have played and continue to play amidst the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, which has created a health-care crisis. The mural, entitled “We Are Nurses — We ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/02/11/laiic-annonce-son-nouveau-directeur-general-tim-gu February 11, 2022 — The board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Guest as chief executive officer (CEO). Guest, the current president of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), will stand down from his role as president early and assume the role of CEO effective April 1, 2022, for a two-year term. Guest is a highly experienced executive nurse leader who is a tireless champion of CNA and professional nursing in Canada. He is well known to CNA members, nursing leaders, and CNA partners across the country, as well as the CNA staff. ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/02/08/declaration-du-president-et-du-directeur-general-d On behalf of the board of directors, staff, and members of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), we would like to congratulate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee. As our Head of State for 70 years, Her Majesty is the only monarch most of Canada’s 448,000 nurses have ever known. Through those decades, Her Majesty’s unwavering support and commitment to the nursing profession and Canadian nurses has been a constant source of reassurance. Our organization was honoured in 1957 when the Queen became the Royal Patron of ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/02/02/laiic-approuve-le-retablissement-du-poste-dinfirmi February 1, 2022 — For several years, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has been advocating for the federal government to reinstate the position of the federal chief nursing officer (CNO) for Canada, and we are delighted to see Health Canada officially launching a hiring process. The CNO will strengthen Canada’s health system by providing strategic policy advice from a nursing lens to Health Canada. It will also be essential in supporting a national response to the significant shortages in health human resources that exist across the country and ...
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https://www.cna-aiic.ca/fr/blogs/ic-contenu/2022/01/20/les-gouvernements-doivent-travailler-ensemble-pour January 20, 2022 — For 22 months nurses and other health workers have shouldered the enormous burden of the pandemic. They are burnt out, demoralized, and have little left to give. The emergence of the highly transmissible Omicron variant that is fuelling the fifth wave of this pandemic deeply concerns the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) with regard to the state of Canada’s health workforce. For months we have been warning that our health system is on the brink of collapse and this new variant ...
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