Upcoming Events

CASN Education Conference has been postponed to Spring 2021 because of Covid-19. Please see CASN website for further information






Benefits of being a member:

  • It is the only organization in Western Canada devoted solely to nursing education and nurse educators. About Us

  • The organization represents western nurse educators at Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) http://www.casn.ca/en/

  • The organization sponsors an annual conference to support networking and provide opportunities to learn about and engage in dialogue related to nursing education Conference Poster 

  • The fees support three WNRCASN nursing education research awards. Application deadline for all awards is November 17th.  Awards

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President -Dr Sherri Melrose, Athabasca University

Secretary/Treasurer - Dawn Mercer-Riselli , Athabasca University

Incoming Vice President - Dr. Kim Daly, University of Victoria







The upcoming WNRCASN conference will be in Manitoba, to be held at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg on Feb 17-19, 2022. Reception at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.


Congratulations to the 2020 award recipients!

Graduate Research Grant - A Focused Ethnography to Explore Nursing Faculty Experiences in Integrating Informatics Tools to Support Undergraduate Students' Learning and the Development of Informatics Competencies. Amelia Chauvette, MScN. Thompson Rivers University. Supervisors: Pauline Paul PhD, and Manal Kleib PhD, University of Alberta.

 Education Innovation Grant - Healthcare Grand Challenge as an Education Innovation .Lorelli Nowell, PhD .Team members: Sandra Davidson, PhD and Eloise Carr, PhD, University of Calgary.    

Education Research Grant - Exploring Barriers to Integrating Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Content in Canadian Baccalaureate Nursing Programs: A Knowledge Synthesis. Jennifer Stephens, PhD,  Athabasca University





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