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.

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