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

 

The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference 2020 – REGISTER NOW!

The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference 2020 will take place as follows:

Conference dates: May 25 to 26, 2020
City: Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Location: The Westin Calgary – 320 4th Avenue SW

Theme: Responding to the Complexity of Nursing Education and Practice

See the CASN website for more information

ARCASN Annual Conference 2020: If Florence could see us now! Simulation, Technology and Innovation in Nursing Education 200 years later

The Atlantic Region of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (ARCASN) is making a second call to authors to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations to be delivered at the ARCASN Annual Conference 2020: If Florence could see us now! Simulation, Technology and Innovation in Nursing Education 200 years later. The ARCASN Annual Conference will be held in Halifax, NS, June 19th and 20th.

Abstract submission deadline Jan 31, 2020

See the CASN website for more details

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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Please welcome the new executive

Incoming President - Dr. Sherri Melrose from Athabasca

Incoming Secretary/Treasurer - Dr. Jennifer Robinson from Athabasca

Incoming Vice President - Dr. Kim Daly from UVic


 

Athabasca has graciously agreed to switch rotation positions in the officer rotation schedule with UVic. Uvic will take over the officer positions in 2022-2024 with University of Calgary as VP.


 

SAVE THE DATE

The upcoming WNRCASN conference will be in Manitoba, to be held at the Ft Garry Hotel in Winnipeg on Feb 17-19, 2021. Reception at the Human Rights Museum


 

Congratulations to this year's 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: Dr Pauline Paul PhD, RN and Dr Manal Kleib MSN, MBA, PhD, RN University of Alberta

Education Innovation Grant - Healthcare Grand Challenge as an Education Innovation

Lorelli Nowell RN, PhD                   University of Calgary     Team members: Sandra Davidson, University of Calgary; Eloise Carr, 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, MA, PhD, OCN, RN                     Athabasca University


 

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