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Infection Prevention & Control Online Professional Development Course

Queen’s Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) Online Professional Development Course is a fully online program with interactive content for health professionals who are new to or are about to enter into the practice of IPAC. The purpose of the course is to introduce learners to the practice of IPAC and to increase participants’ knowledge and …

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Health Workforce in Canada, 2021: In Focus

The digital report provides information on how the pandemic has impacted health care workers and the care they deliver to Canadians. The interactive Quick Stats tool provides customized visualizations on provincial and territorial trends in supply, workforce, direct care and inflow/outflow for physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and pharmacists, along with graduate migration data and …

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Canadian Cancer Statistics 2022 Special Report

The Canadian Cancer Society has released the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2022 special report on the prevalence of cancer in Canada. Highlights from the 2022 report: Number of people living with and after cancer in this country continues to grow to over 1.5 million people. It is estimated that 233,900 people will be diagnosed with cancer …

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The Current State of the Law of MAID – CNPS Webinar

The Current State of the Law of MAID The law of medical assistance in dying (MAID) continues to evolve. This webinar will provide an overview of the Criminal Code of Canada’s provisions on MAID, court decisions about the provisions, and the two sets of eligibility criteria and procedural safeguards: one for those whose natural death …

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Canada names new Chief Nursing Officer

As Canada’s largest group of regulated health professionals with more than 400,000 members, nurses are critical to Canada’s health care system. The Government of Canada recognizes the immense contributions and sacrifices they made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to make everyday. To that end, on February 1, 2022, the Government of Canada launched a …

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Public Review – National Occupational Standard (NOS) for Personal Care Providers (PSWs, HCAs, CCAs, RCWs, etc.)

The public review of the national occupational standard for personal care providers* will take place from July 21, 2022 to September 8, 2022. About the project Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has worked with its members, provinces and territories, employers, workers, and other stakeholders to create a draft of a national occupational standard for personal care …

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