The 12th National Community Health Nurses of Canada Conference

June 20-22, 2017 in Niagara Falls, ON

This conference brings together individuals who have an interest in Community Health Nursing from practice, research, administration, policy and education. 

Registration is open

For more information or to register, visit the CHNC page here

Upcoming CNPS Webinars

Social Media and Technology
Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

L’infirmière, la documentation et le droit (in French)
13 septembre 2017, 12 h à 13 h HAE

To register or for more infomation, visit the CNPS page here

CNA Certification Program

The CNA Certification Program is now accepting applications. 

CNA certification is a nationally recognized nursing specialty credential for registered nurses. The first certification exam, offered in 1991, was in neuroscience nursing. Today, nearly 17,000 RNs are CNA certified in one of 20 specialties.

Important dates for nurses to get certified by exam and for certified nurses due to renew in 2017

Initial or renewal by exam


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Jan. 3 – March 1

May 1 – 15



June 1 – Sept. 1

Nov. 1 – 15



Renewal by continuous learning (CL)

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Jan. 3 – Nov. 30

Please note: All certifications set to expire in 2017 are valid until December 31, 2017.

For more information, please visit:

NCF Spring Workshops

Spiritual Assessment in Health Care and Nursing Care

Workshops are being held in Winniped, MB, Sasakatoon, SK, Grande Prairie, AB, Moncton, NB, Corner Brook, NL

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The Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute Upcoming Courses

Leading in Complex Environments: Finding the Courage to Lead

May 23-26, 2017

Location: Toronto, ON

Participants will gain:

  • A deeper understanding of leadership trends, principles and skills
  • Skills and expertise that enable a more collaborative and integrated practice
  • Insight into how others lead to achieve results
  • A chance to apply leadership skills and practices to an important project in their own work settings
  • Access to an expanding network of health-care leaders

Organizations will:

  • Enhance the knowledge and skills of individual leaders
  • Advance a priority project while strengthening change-leadership skills

To learn more or to register visit the CNA page here

Refining  your Leadership Skills for Complex Time

June 22, 2017

Location: Ottawa, ON

Participants will:

  • Get an overview of current leadership trends, principles and skills
  • Learn about Kouzes and Posner’s five practices of leadership
  • Gain insights on being self-aware when interacting with others
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of resilience for effective leadership
  • Acquire knowledge to support the next stage of your leadership development

To learn more or to register visit the CNA page here

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