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  • Enterostomal therapy nurses get new name & credential

    Starting this May, the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy will be known as Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Canada (NSWOCC). RNs currently certified in this specialty, as well as those who successfully obtain or renew their certification, will be referred to as having wound, ostomy and continence specialty practice certification from CNA and holding the WOCC(C) credential. Learn more about becoming certified.

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  • New Choosing Wisely Canada list on gerontological nursing

    CNA is pleased to announce the release of its latest Choosing Wisely Canada nursing specialty list. This most recent list, Six Things Nurses and Patients Should Question, was jointly developed by CNA and the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (CGNA).

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  • Membership decision pending

    CNA is pursuing a plan to expand its membership beyond RNs and NPs by inviting licensed/registered practical nurses and registered psychiatric nurses to be members of the association. We’ve prepared articles and will host webinars ahead of the vote at the June 18 annual meeting.

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  • Canadian Nurse March/April issue highlights

    • Matthew Douma: Parent, ED clinical nurse educator and
      resuscitation scientist
    • Perioperative team fine-tunes estimated blood loss calculations
    • Consultation on expanding CNA membership: CEO receives support,
      addresses key concerns
    • Convention speakers Anne Marie Rafferty and Alika Lafontaine:
      Sneak peek

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  • Enterostomal therapy nurses get new name & credential
  • New Choosing Wisely Canada list on gerontological nursing
  • Membership decision pending
  • Canadian Nurse March/April issue highlights

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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