Registered Nurses (RNs) receive legal authority to use the title “registered nurse” or “RN” through provincial and territorial legislation and regulation.
The purpose of nursing regulation is to protect the public. Regulation assures Canadians that they are receiving safe and ethical care from competent, qualified registered nurses.
Nursing requires strong, consistent and knowledgeable leaders who are visible, inspire others and support professional nursing practice.
Certification in one of 20 specialties/areas of nursing practice shows commitment to nursing excellence and continuing competence!
NurseONE, CNA’s gateway to knowledge resources keeping nurses current, credible, competent and connected.
Nursing requires strong, consistent and knowledgeable leaders who are visible, inspire others and support professional nursing practice
CNA’s Vision for Nursing and Health envisions solutions to meet many of our health-care challenges and is intended to help members work in their own areas of practice to build a better future for Canadian health care
We must continually bring to the attention of managers, executives, employers and health-care decision-makers the value of nursing and the difference that registered nurses (RN) make ...
CNA and its partners have developed a range of resources to support nurses in making staff-mix decisions that maximize outcomes.
The Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses is a statement of the ethical values of nurses and of nurses’ commitments to persons with health-care needs and persons receiving care.
To determine prevailing norms across Canada related to fatigue in nursing and patient safety, CNA and RNAO conducted…
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Judith Shamian, RN, PhD Past President, Canadian Nurses Association Candidate for President, International Council of Nurses “Health For All by the Year…
Claire Betker, RN, MN, CCHN(C)Associate Member Representative 2010-2014, Canadian Nurses AssociationSenior Knowledge Translation Specialist, National…
Maureen O’Neil President, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement Nurses Leading Change: Health for All Health for All by the Year 2000! Nurses,…
Ruta Valaitis, RN, PhD Associate Professor and Dorothy C. Hall Chair in Primary Health Care Nursing School of Nursing, McMaster University Inspirational
John Abbott Chief Executive OfficerHealth Council of Canada “As a health policy commentator, I am always encouraged when we are able to put a human face on…