Welcome to WNRCASN
- 2021 Education Research Grant Recipients
Lorraine Thirsk PhD Primary Investigator Dr. Lorraine Thirsk is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University. She…
- 2021 Graduate Student Grant Recipient
Jessica Mulli, MN Jessica Mulli is a Master of Nursing thesis student, and undergraduate clinical and simulation educator in the Faculty of…
- 2020 Graduate Student Grant Recipient
Amelia Chauvette. A Focused Ethnography to Explore Nursing Faculty Experiences in Integrating Informatics Tools to Support Undergraduate Students’ Learning and the Development of Informatics Competencies Nurses working in today’s health care environment are expected to use a variety of digital/informatics tools to improve patient care outcomes.
- 2020 Education Innovation Grant Recipients
Lorelli Nowell, Sandra Davidson and Eloise Carr. Healthcare Grand Challenge as an Education Innovation Today’s complex healthcare environments are challenging higher education institutions to advance nursing science, innovation, and impact to create substantive change to nursing practice and the development of future nursing leaders.
- 2020 Education Research Grant Recipients
Jennifer Stephens and Kate Leslie. Exploring Barriers to Integrating Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Content in Canadian Baccalaureate Nursing Programs: A Knowledge Synthesis Nurses are in the unique position of being both actors and change agents within the health sector around issues of climate change and environmental responsibility.
Benefits of being a member
WNRCASN is the only organization in Western Canada devoted solely to nursing education and nurse educators. Navigate to the About page for our history and governance.
Our organization represents western nurse educators at Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).
WNRCASN sponsors an annual conference to support networking and provide opportunities to learn about and engage in dialogue related to nursing education.
The membership fees support three WNRCASN nursing education research awards and a Lifetime Honorary Member Award. Application deadline for all awards is December 15th. Members have access to the Grants page for descriptions and applications. In addition, members have access to Governance sub-pages.
Become a Member!
Members get access to exclusive information.
Our active memberships (full voting) are $50 per academic year,
active undergraduate (full voting) are $10 per academic year,
and associate member (non-voting) are $30 per academic year.
Membership period is one year (September 15th start date).