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There seems to be a pervasive misconception in society and the nursing profession that nurses only go into gerontology at the end of their career or because they are burned out. This is not the case. Learn why nurses are choosing this specialty.
Learn more about the Canadian Forensic Nurses Association, which represents nurses who are acting as a bridge between medicine and the legal system. Forensic nurses specialize in sexual assault examinations and child maltreatment and work to reduce the impact of violence.
The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association recognizes May 12 as Canada’s Nursing Informatics Day and created a new pin to represent and celebrate nursing informatics. It is a stylized representation of Florence Nightingale’s rose diagram.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist Association of Canada recently joined CNA’s Canadian Network of Nursing Specialties. With over 500 members, the group is working to make the CNS more visible in the Canadian health-care system.
Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
Consider attending your specialty’s national conference. Here are a few happening in 2019: medicine transfusion, holistic, medical surgical, history, neuroscience, indigenous and community health.