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.


Mid Year 2017 Board Meeting Minutes are available to members.

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"Running Back to Saskatoon"

48th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Sessions

June 13-16, 2017

Calling all CANN Members … Come JOIN US for an epic conference in the Prairies!!
You know you want to! We have extended our submission deadline, yet again, as we still have only received a handful of abstracts!! This will be the last and final extension. We really need everyone to come
together, this is our conference, and if we want it to be great we need the membership to step
up and submit abstracts!! Our conferences are always full of great presentations with an
abundance of learning opportunities, and I know there are members out there with knowledge
to share, so please submit! We have given you a little more time, submit away!!

We are so excited to host and can’t wait to have you as part of our program!


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 2017 will include the upcoming membership year (May 1, 2017-April 30, 2018)
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Link to purchase text book "Navigating Neuroscience Nursing: A Canadian Perspective"

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.


"Running Back to Saskatoon"

48e édition de l’assemblée générale annuelle et des séances scientifiques: Demande de résumés

Date : du 13 au 16 juin 2017 Lieu : Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)

Le chapitre de l’ACIIN de Saskatoon vous invite à les rejoindre et à vous laisser gagner par le ciel magique de ses prairies et le parc urbain de la vallée de la rivière. Située en bordure de la rivière Saskatchewan Sud, Saskatoon recèle une abondance de joyaux cachés tous plus variés les uns que les autres, ne demandant qu’à être découverts pour faire naître jour après jour chez chaque visiteur d’incroyables moments de surprise, toujours nouveaux et uniques. La conférence se tiendra au Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, à quelques pas seulement du sentier Meewasin, qui longe les berges de la rivière. Avec son emplacement central, vous pourrez facilement explorer la ville et découvrir ses restaurants, ses magasins, ses attractions, son histoire et sa beauté naturelle.


Blog

  • Canadian Nurses Association - NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS AND CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS

    January 24, 2017

    The Canadian Nurses Association’s annual meeting of members will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 08:30-17:00, at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Ontario. The call for resolutions is now open! Resolutions are a great way for you to voice your opinion about which issues CNA should focus on. Submit a resolution on any nursing or health-care topic you feel passionate about, as long as it fits with CNA’s mission and goals.

  • FINAL CALL for Abstracts Running Back to Saskatoon

    January 16, 2017

    We have extended our submission deadline, yet again, as we still have only received a handful of abstracts!! This will be the last and final extension. We really need everyone to come together, this is our conference, and if we want it to be great we need the membership to step up and submit abstracts!! Our conferences are always full of great presentations with an abundance of learning opportunities, and I know there are members out there with knowledge to share, so please submit!

  • CNA and Choosing Wisely list 9 recommendations to minimize unnecessary care

    January 10, 2017

    In a first for Canada, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has partnered with Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) to release a list of nine recommendations to minimize unnecessary care. The list identifies tests, treatments and procedures commonly used in nursing that are unsupported by evidence and could expose patients to harm. The aim is to encourage dialogue between patients and their health-care providers to help make smart and effective choices for high-quality care.

  • WFNN Congress Abstract Submission closes February 1st

    January 8, 2017

    The 12th Quadrennial Congress hosted by the Croatian Nurses Association in Neurology in Opatija, Croatia in 2017. The conference destination of Opatija combines the natural beauty of the Mediterranean seaside, outstanding cuisine and interesting local culture. Under the theme, “Neuroscience Clinical Excellence,” we will highlight novel nursing research in neuroscience nursing and provide a platform for building international relationships that advance the standard of care for our patients.

  • Seeking Your Input! CJNN Survey results to be reviewed by the board at Mid-Year

    December 15, 2016

    The CANN executive feels that membership input regarding opinion and practice around the Canadian Journal of Neuroscience Nursing is required, prior to a discussion about its fate at the mid-year board meeting in January. Membership responses will guide the problem solving at that time. Please utilize this opportunity to share your voice on this topic by participating in this very short survey.

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Events

  • AB South Chapter Annual Conference Day: Neuroscience Nursing, Leading the Way in Client Care

    Learn about a number of neuro diagnoses, the range of nursing knowledge, care, and locations that health services are offered to this special population. This educational conference day will highlight unique roles, research, and best practices for quality neuro care.

    March 3, 2017 | Calgary, AB

  • AANN 49th Annual Educational Meeting

    Lead the Charge, Be the Change! Will you be Joining us in Boston? Hynes Convention Centre, Boston Marriott Copley Place

    March 21, 2017 | Boston, Massachusetts

  • Thinking aHead - Innovations in Neuroscience Nursing, Ontario East Chapter

    The Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN) Ontario East Chapter will be hosting a Neuro-education day conference this March 23rd. 2017 at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus Auditorium. We have invited some of our engaging and dynamic neuroscience colleagues to present on their areas of specialty to those in attendance. Of interest - the topics of presentation were decided upon by the neuroscience nursing community in the Ontario-East area via survey.

    March 23, 2017 | Ottawa, ON

  • Light Up the Neurons- Nova Scotia Chapter Education Event

    Please join the Nova Scotia Chapter of CANN as we host our 4th annual Workshop May 5th, 2017 0800-1600 hrs “Light Up The Neurons” An 8 hour educational workshop for all healthcare professionals.

    May 5, 2017 | Halifax, NS

  • Running Back to Saskatoon CANN 48th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Sessions

    Second Call for Abstracts -deadline extended to January 10th ! The Saskatoon Chapter of CANN invites you to join us and experience our magical prairie skies and urban parkland river valley. Situated along the South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon offers an eclectic collection of hidden gems, just begging to be discovered each waking day, creating new and unique moments of wonderful surprise for every visitor.

    June 13 - 16, 2017 | Saskatoon, SK

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