Nursing Students


Did you know, CHNIG contributes over half the cost of the RNAO Student Membership to help increase accessibility for nursing students and support our professional organization?

Be part of the team!

Student Information

Role Description for Student Member:

 

  • Provide input to RNAO and CHNIG on relevant issues from a student’s perspective.
  • Promote CHNIG and RNAO’s perspectives, links, resources and awards to peers in nursing programs.
  • Identify community and home health nursing student education issues to CHNIG.
  • Network with other student nursing associations, especially the Ontario Regional Director of the Canadian Nursing Students Association (CNSA) and the Provincial Nursing Students Interest Group (Nursing Students of Ontario- NSO) on a regular basis.
  • Contribute to the overall goals of CHNIG and RNAO where possible.

Benefits

Why become a CHNIG student member?

 

  • Our website and social media include stories from nurses, opportunities for funding, and information on conferences and meetings, and other resources
  • By attending meetings and networking with other CHNIG members, you can stay connected to the pulse of Community Health Nursing in Ontario
  • You have the opportunity to be involved in political action for patients and your own profession
  • Membership is only $10.00 for undergraduate nursing students

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Join CHNIG and Enjoy the Benefits!

 

For Active RNAO Accounts, join by using the RNAO Membership Contact Form below to contact RNAO directly and request to add CHNIG. You can also call RNAO home office at 416-599-1925 or 1-800-268-7199. For New or Inactive RNAO Accounts, join or renew your membership online below, and under Interest Groups, select: “Community Health Nurses’ Initiatives Group”.

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Awards


CHNIG Undergraduate Nursing Student Bursary

 

  • Are you passionate and excited about community and public health nursing?
  • Are you creative and looking for ways to engage other students in the benefits of joining your professional organization?
  • Would you like additional funding to support your studies and preparations for the NCLEX?

 

Please submit applications to the CHNIG Student Committee which will include:

 

  • Completed application form
  • An original and creative promotional tool such as poster, presentation or video that discusses the importance of the CHNIG and community health nursing and engages students to join our organization.
  • Digital photograph of yourself (JPEGs or PNGs)

 

Winning applications will be selected by the CHNIG Board of Directors and the submitted promotional materials will be distributed province wide through CHNIG media and communication strategies.

 

2 Prizes of $250.00 + free 1 year membership to CHNIG
All prize money will be awarded via reimbursement for purchased NCLEX and nursing student study tools (proof of purchase may be requested).

 

For additional questions or concerns please contact student@chnig.org

 

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CHNIG Education Award

 

The Education Awards are presented to community health nurses who demonstrate excellence and dedication to the pursuit of advanced education that contributes to community health nursing.

 

Nominee must be a registered nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and be a member of the Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG) for a minimum of three years.  A confirmation letter or e-mail to establish membership in CHNIG is required.  The successful recipients are announced and presented with a $1000.00 award at the CHNIG Annual General Meeting.

 

*NOTE: Applicants can only receive one CHNIG Educational Scholarship or Research Award per degree.

 

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NEW Beatrice McDonough Award of Excellence

 

Previously the CHNIG Award for Clinical Excellence in Community Health Nursing, this award has been re-named in honour of Beatrice McDonough.  Beatrice was a dear colleague and public health nurse, best known for her passionate community health work as a nurse and citizen.  Please nominate a community health nurse who demonstrates excellence and dedication in all aspects of practice, education, research and leadership.

 

An announcement and presentation is made at the CHNIG Annual General Meeting.  The recipient will receive a crystal award along with a one-year membership to RNAO including CHNIG.

 

Deadline: NOW CLOSED

CHNIG Research Award

 

This award is presented to Registered Nurses pursuing research in community health nursing at the masters or doctoral levels.  The awards may also be given to community health nurses who wish to undertake research in a clinical setting.

 

Nominee must be a registered nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and be a member of the Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG) for a minimum of three years.  A confirmation letter or e-mail to establish membership in CHNIG is required.  The nominee must also be the principle investigator on the project providing a well-defined research project pertinent to community health nursing.  Successful recipients are announced and presented with a $1000.00 award at the CHNIG Annual General Meeting.

 

*NOTE: Applicants can receive one CHNIG Educational Scholarship or Research Award per degree.

 

Deadline: NOW CLOSED

Bursaries


CHNIG Professional Development Bursary to attend the National Community Health Nurses of Canada Conference

 

The Professional Development Bursary was established by the Community Health Nurses’ Initiatives Group (CHNIG) of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) in 2010 in recognition of the need to support CHNIG members in their interest and participation in the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) National Conference.

 

The applicant must be a RN with a minimum two year membership in CHNIG or a student with a minimum one year membership.

 

Deadline: NOW CLOSED

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