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.

Registration for the 49th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Sessions is Open!

Visit the Annual Scientific Sessions Page

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.

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.


  • International Council of Nurses seek feedback on recommendations to World Health Organization policy on Non-Communicable Diseases

    April 11, 2018

    On behalf of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and CNA, we are pleased to advise that the World Health Organization Commission on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will be releasing its draft report for public consultation in the coming days and encourage all our members to participate. We highly encourage you to contribute to this web-based public consultation which will be open from April 16 to 26, 2018.

  • National Nursing Certification Day is March 19th!

    March 18, 2018

    Click the blog title to read Jodi's Message

  • Registration is now Open! CANN 49th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

    March 15, 2018

    Join us June 24-27th 2018 at the Atlantica Hotel Halifax 1980 Robie Street Halifax, NS Click the Blog title for more information

  • 3rd Call for Abstracts 2018 CANN Conference

    January 21, 2018

    Special consideration: The Scientific Committee is seeking submissions on the topic of brain tumours. DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 16, 2018. 1. FEBRUARY 16, 2018- All abstracts must be received by this date. If the Brain Tumor Foundation award or Medtronic award is being sought, this must be noted at the time of abstract submission. 2. ***There will be a $50 credit towards registration, rewarded to the successful abstract candidate with this deadline only***

  • 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.

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