Community News


14 Jan Supporting Double Duty Caregivers: A Policy Brief

Supporting double duty caregivers (health care providers who are also family caregivers) must be a top priority to ensure a skilled and healthy workforce and a viable stable economy. It is important that workplace supports are developed and refi ned to assist double duty caregivers...

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09 Jan RNFOO Awards – Deadline: January 21st 2013

Increase in funding for 2013 CHNIG Education and Research Awards CHNIG is pleased to be able to announce an increase in the amount of funding we provide to support the educational and research endeavors of our members. This year we are offering: Two Educational Scholarships valued at...

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01 Dec Volunteer for the NCLEX item development program!

Canadian registered nurses can now volunteer for the NCLEX Item Development Program.   The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) develops the NCLEX-RN used to measure the competencies needed to perform safely and effectively as an entry-level registered nurse. An important step in this...

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15 Nov RN Exam – CHNC Call to Action!

Urgent: Lack of Community Health Nursing Content in New Registration Exam Threatens Full Scope of Practice Act now! Let the representatives of your provincial/territorial regulating body know that you want the registration exam to include the full scope of nursing practice. Beginning in Jan 2015, new graduates...

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23 Oct Advancing Clinical Practice – Knowing is Better

The use of information and communication technology (ICT) in health care is gaining momentum. Health care professionals in many parts of the country are already working with electronic systems and seeing easier access to information needed for care, improved communication and coordination with colleagues, more...

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