Welcome to CANN

The Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (C.A.N.N.) 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.

The CANN Membership Year is May 1st to April 30th

Renewal must be completed online prior to April 30th 2016 for continued access to the Member's only web content.
New memberships purchased after February 15th 2016 will include the upcoming membership year (May 1, 2016-April 30, 2017)

CJNN -Access to individual articles: the website issue has been resolved.

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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.

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  • Studying for the CNA Neuroscience Certification Exam?

    April 25, 2016

    There are study groups in a number of provinces. Kudos to the Toronto organizers for creating a website for their group! Go to http://cann.ca/certification-workshop for more information

  • CNA Call for feedback on position statements by May 6th 2016

    April 20, 2016

    The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), has revised CNA’s 2009 position statement, Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist. These two revisions of established position statements are provided for your input. We have also developed a new position statement on Complementary Roles of Nursing Regulatory Bodies and Professional Nursing Associations. This position statement has been drafted as a result of a resolution approved by members at a past CNA annual general meeting.

  • #CANN2016 Early Bird Deadline fast approaching! Register early and SAVE!

    April 10, 2016

    The Early Bird Registration fee savings of $100 are available only until April 18th. Register online at Eventbrite.ca

  • Registration is Open for CANN 47th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

    March 25, 2016

    The Ontario West Chapter of the Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN) invites you to join us and showcase the wonderful work neuroscience nurses are doing across Canada and further afield. Enjoy your stay at the newly renovated Double Tree hotel in the heart of London. You will enjoy full conference amenities just steps away from shopping on Richmond Row, a lively nightlife, restaurants, museums, outdoor cafes and pubs, and beautiful Victoria Park. Check us out on Twitter and

  • CNF 2016 New Scholarships - Application Deadline March 31st

    March 21, 2016

    The Canadian Nurses Foundation is thrilled to announce that there are 4 new scholarships available this year. Application deadline is March 31st.

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  • CANN 47th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

    #CANN2016 Keep Calm and Neuro On!
    Ontario West Chapter invites you to beautiful London and take in the showcase of wonderful work Neuroscience Nurses are doing across Canada and further afield.

    Hilton Doubletree Hotel

    June 15 - 17, 2016 | London, ON

  • 2016 CNA Biennial Convention Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care

    Join us in Saint John, New Brunswick, this June for CNA’s 2016 annual meeting of members and biennial convention, where we’ll showcase how RNs are implementing primary health care to its fullest potential.

    June 20 - 22, 2016 | Saint John, NB

  • 4th World Parkinson's Congress

    More than 3,500 people from 65 countries will attend the WPC 2016 in Portland, OR. They will learn about cutting edge science, clinical research and comprehensive care from some of the most renowned health professionals, researchers, and advocates who are living with Parkinson's.

    September 20 - 23, 2016 | Portland, OR

  • CANO/ACIO 2016 Future-Ready: Together, Towards Tomorrow.

    We are pleased to announce that the CANO/ACIO 2016 conference will be held
    Thursday October 20 to Sunday October 23, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary.
    The conference theme is Future-Ready: Together, Towards Tomorrow.

    October 20 - 23, 2016 | Calgary, AB

  • 12th Quadrennial WFNN Congress

    Please join us for the WFNN 12th quadrennial congress hosted by the Croatian Nursing Association in Neurology Sept 17-21, 2017 to connect with colleagues from across the world and network to improve neuroscience nursing.

    September 17 - 21, 2017 |

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