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Community Health Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the Community Health Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the community health nursing certification exam.

Study guide

Community Health Nurses of Canada. (2017). Community health nursing certification guidebook (7th ed.). Toronto: Author. Available from www.chnc.ca


American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington: American Educational Research Association.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York:  David McKay Company Inc.

Brown, F. G. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.) Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders. 

Canadian Nurses Association. (2016). National Nursing Framework on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada. Ottawa: author.

Canadian Nurses Association. (2017). Code of ethics for registered nurses. Ottawa: Author.

Community Health Nurses of Canada. (2019). Canadian community health nursing: Professional practice model and standards of practice (Rev. ed.). Midland, ON: Author.

Lewis, S. L., Bucher, L. McLean Heitkemper, M., Harding, M. et al.  (2019). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems (4th Canadian ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

National Advisory Committee on Immunization. (2019). Canadian immunization guide. Ottawa: Public Health Agency of Canada.

Perry, S. E., Hockenberry, M. J., Alden, K. R., Lowdermilk, D. L., Cashion, M. C., & Wilson, D. (2017). Maternal child nursing care-E-Book. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Potter, P. A., Griffin Perry, A., Stockert, P. A., & Hall, A. M. (2019). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Stamler, L. L., & Yiu, L. (2019). Community health nursing: A Canadian perspective (5th ed.). Toronto: Pearson.

Stanhope, M., Lancaster, J., Jessup-Falcioni, H., & Viverais-Dresler, G. A. (2016). Community health nursing in Canada (3rd ed.). Toronto: Mosby/Elsevier.

Vollman, A. R., Anderson, E. T., & McFarlane, J. (2016). Canadian community as partner: Theory and multidisciplinary practice (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

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December 2020