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.

Call for CJNN Peer Editors!

CJNN Editor Mina Singh RN PhD requests CANN Members consider participating in this great opportunity to help with the journal. Email Mina for more information!

Minutes from the Board of Directors Annual Meeting and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) June 2015 are posted in the Members only section of the website. Members must log in to access this content.

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.


  • CNA: Invitation to provide feedback on CSA's document on Emerging Materials and Technologies for Infection Prevention and Control

    August 23, 2015

    The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) group has released a document for public review on Emerging Materials and Technologies for Infection Prevention and Control. Input by end-users is important to ensure the standard meets the goal of helping to mitigate health-care acquired infections. The document is available at the following link: http://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/1713 until September 7, 2015.

  • World Brain Day July 22, 2015

    July 25, 2015

    The World Federation of Neurology and its partners the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) together with the World Health Organization (WHO) are pleased to announce that the focus for this year’s World Brain Day is epilepsy.

  • Concussion U presents at CANN 46th Annual Scientific Sessions

    June 26, 2015

    Medical students at Memorial University deliver innovative multi-media education program and perform important research on concussion in youth sport. @ConcussionU www.concussionu.ca

  • CANN Public Facebook Page goes live

    June 24, 2015

    CANN now has a public Facebook page. Like it? Share it! Post your CANN and neuro related content! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Canadian-Association-of-Neuroscience-Nurses/834278943328317

  • June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    June 13, 2015

    Brain Injury Canada- Impact Weekly Newsletter provides a summary and links to BI in the media.

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  • Canadian Stroke Congress

    Canadian Stroke Congress Secretariat
    c/o Heart and Stroke Foundation

    September 17 - 19, 2015 | Toronto, ON

  • AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference

    AANN Invites You to Attend the Inaugural Advances in Stroke Care Conference. Earn up to 15 contact hours. If you care for stroke patients, you need to be at the Advances in Stroke Care Conference.View the conference brochure for more information.

    September 25, 2015 | Chicago, IL

  • Brain Injury Canada Annual Conference

    Brain Injury Canada/Lésion Cérébrale Canada meets in Montreal, QC Call for Abstracts opens Jan 30th- submission deadline April 3rd 2015.

    September 30 - October 2, 2015 | Montreal, QC

  • 9th International Congress on Vascular Dementia – ICVD 2015

    ICVD 2015 will be a showcase for the discussion of new developments in the area of dementia with special attention to cerebrovascular diseases affecting cognition and behavior. The congress will be an opportunity to deliberate on large and small vessel brain diseases and how they affect the mind

    October 16, 2015 | Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Eleventh World Congress on Brain Injury

    The International Brain Injury Association hosts the 11th World Congress on Brain Injury in The Hague, Netherlands March 2-4th 2016 Abstract submission deadline September 15th 2015

    March 2 - 4, 2016 | The Hague, Netherlands

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