Welcome to CANN

The Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN) sets standards of practice and promotes continuing professional education and research. Members collaborate with individuals, families, interdisciplinary teams and communities to prevent illness and to improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, neurological disorders.

Visit the Annual Scientific Sessions Page

Submissions Deadline: January 8th 2018

For the 2018 CANN AGM and Scientific Sessions, the Nova Scotia Chapter of CANN is proud to invite all CANN members and professionals to experience the fresh sea air, vibrant culture, and upbeat night life of Halifax, Nova Scotia!

The conference will take place at the Atlantica Hotel Halifax that is close to downtown and local shopping streets with their respective historic attractions and exceptional culinary experiences. All neuroscience nurses and health care professionals are encouraged to contribute to the scientific program.

Hotel Reservation information can be found on the Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions page

The 2017 AGM was recorded live and is available for viewing on our Facebook page

Renewal must be completed online prior to April 30th each year for continued access to the Member's only web content

Members please renew online before April 30th! New memberships purchased February 15th to April 30th will include the upcoming membership year (May 1 to April 30)
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Link to purchase text book "Navigating Neuroscience Nursing: A Canadian Perspective"

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History of Neurosurgery Nursing in Halifax (1947 -1997) the first 50 years

Bienvenue à ACIIN

L’Association canadienne des infirmières et infirmiers en neurosciences (ACIIN) établit les standards de pratique de la profession et fait la promotion de l’éducation permanente et de la recherche. Les membres collaborent avec les individus, les familles, les équipes multidisciplinaires et la communauté en général dans le but de prévenir les maladies neurologiques et d’améliorer la santé des gens qui en sont atteints ou qui sont à risque d’en souffrir.


  • 2018 HCP Professional Development Grants

    January 11, 2018

    Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is dedicated to supporting Canadian health care professionals who work in the area of neuro-oncology and neuroscience that care for people affected by a brain tumour. The 2018 HCP - Professional Development Grants allows 2 health care providers the opportunity to attend an event to enhance their role in working with the brain tumour community.

  • CNA Certification in Neuroscience Nursing CNN(c) Exam Preparation Course 2018

    January 8, 2018

    The 2018 Neuroscience Nursing Exam Preparation online course opens January 7th 2018 and will be offered to all nurses across Canada who are registered to write the neuroscience Nursing certification exam. This 12 week course is designed to prepare participants to successfully write and pass the Neuroscience Nursing Certification Exam. There is no cost for the exam review course.

  • Reminder: Call for Abstracts CANN 2018 deadline extension

    January 3, 2018

    Abstracts are to be submitted to the Scientific Committee by January 8th 2018. Click the title for links to the Call for Abstracts information

  • Neuro Frenzy 2017

    October 25, 2017

    CANN – Alberta North proudly invites you our 5th Annual Neuro Frenzy 1-day conference, to be held on November 21, 2017.

  • Call for Abstracts- CNA Biennial Convention 2018

    October 9, 2017

    From Insights to Impact: It Starts with Nursing is the theme of the CNA biennial convention being held on June 18-20, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario.

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  • 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

    The University Health Network (UHN) is excited to be hosting the 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference an annual, one day event for healthcare practitioners, students, researchers, and community members who encounter traumatic brain injury in their practice. This event will explore topics such as concussion, long-term effects of brain injury, rehabilitation, and sleep/wake disturbances following brain injury from prominent researchers and renowned scholars.

    February 2, 2018 | Toronto, ON

  • CANN 49th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

    In Halifax we CANN! Join us June 24th to 27th 2018 at the Atlantica Hotel and Conference Centre. Come enjoy the East coast hospitality, great neuroscience nurse networking, and learning opportunities. Call for Abstracts closes January 8th 2018.
    Click the event title for more information and links.

    June 24, 2018 | Halifax, NS

  • Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours 3rd National Conference

    Mark your Calendars! The 3rd Brain Tumour National Conference will be held:

    Toronto: October 19-20, 2018

    Montreal: October 27, 2018

    October 19, 2018 | Toronto and Montreal

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