Professional Development

CHNIG provides and endorses several networking and self-learning programs for CHNs. Enrol in one today to broaden your mind and grow confidence in your care.

Fireside Chats

CHNET-Works! = “Community Health Networking Works!”


Fireside Chats are free pan-Canadian discussions on pressing population health issues, for professionals in health and stakeholder sectors.


  • Participants join in via simultaneous Telephone and Internet ‘conferences’.
  • NO registration fees, NO travel costs or greenhouse gas emissions.


Hope to meet you on a ‘chat’!

Health Promotion Monthly Seminar Series

The Health Promotion Seminar Series is a collaborative effort between de Souza Institute and the Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG). The seminars offer an opportunity for professional development to nurses working in all domains of practice; community or acute care. Topics are focused on current issues, and provide a means for knowledge transfer, discussion, and resources to apply to practice.

Overall Objectives

  • To provide educational and professional development opportunities for nurses working in community health, and acute care.
  • To contribute to meeting competency and certification requirements and standards for nurses working in community health, and acute care.

External Resources

Public Health Nursing Certificate

Looking to learn more about Public Health Nursing?


Admissions are three times per year – spring, fall, and winter


Learn more about Mohawk College’s certificate program below!