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CNA @ Work for Nursing

September 2017

Below are a few highlights of our recent work. To receive regular updates and information, subscribe to our CNA Now newsletter. Subscribers will be kept apprised of our activities and have the chance to provide input as we shape our policies and positions.

2017 edition of Code of Ethics now available

The just-released CNA Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses contains new and updated content that reflects the contemporary practice needs of registered nurses and nurses licensed in extended roles, such as nurse practitioners. Examples include new content on medical assistance in dying and on advocating for quality work environments that support the delivery of safe, compassionate, competent and ethical care. The updates reflect input from hundreds of nurses, ethics experts and CNA jurisdictional members. Purchase the hard copy or read it online at cna-aiic.ca/ethics

Ontario and Quebec back at CNA’s board table!

Voting delegates at CNA’s recent annual meeting of members corrected two pivotal events in the organization’s history by electing board members to represent nurses from Ontario and Quebec.

“The return of Ontario and Quebec representation on our board constitutes a significant realignment that broadens CNA’s long-standing national voice for nurses across the country,” said CNA president Barb Shellian.

Read more at cna-aiic.ca/news

CNA resources for nurses by nurses

New tools to use in your practice:

Successes of CNA at work with nurses

Thank you for being part of CNA and collaborating on initiatives that focus on ensuring a strong health system and optimal health and well-being for Canada. In 2017, CNA has already:

CNA benefits

Being a part of CNA includes a subscription to Canadian Nurse, membership in the International Council of Nurses (ICN), certification program and professional development discounts, access to leading resources, preferred rates for insurance, mortgage rates and more. For a full list visit cna-aiic.ca/benefits.

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