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CNA News

CNA welcomes SCC ruling on medically-assisted dying - Media Release
CNA Survey Results Nurses Role in PEOL Care Aug2014.
CNA CEO CNNS Communique Oct 2014.

Banning Assisted Suicide article Cdn Nurse Jan2015

CEO Communique Nov_Dec2014

ACS Management in the Emergency Department: A Focus on Oral Antiplatelet Therapy

Cardiovascular nursing has witnessed tremendous transformation over the past three decades. The care provided to acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients by registered nurses has progressed from supportive care during the pre-lysis era to today’s evidence-based algorithms in which registered nurses have the knowledge and autonomy to assist in decision making. Read more

The Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Supports New Website on Persistent Forms of Cardiac Pain

The Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses is pleased to inform you about the Canadian Journal of Cardiology (CJC) Persistent Cardiac Pain multimedia resource centre. This resource centre, entitled, CardiacPain.Net, is designed to raise awareness and provide information about debilitating, persistent forms of cardiac pain. Read more

Congratulations!

CCCN Congratulates Board of Director Member - Dorothy Morris
Dorothy Morris RN, MA, CCN(C), National Director for Health Promotion and Advocacy for the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN), and Nurse Educator in Coronary Care and Cardiovascular Intensive Care in Victoria, BC , was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Hypertension Canada at their October 18, 2014 Annual General Meeting in Gatineau, Quebec. Read more....

Survey - Practice and Advocacy Role in Promoting Evidence-Based Pre-Procedural Fasting Guidelines.  Please click here for complete details.

World Health Day - Letter from the Canadian Nurses Association and the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses

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Concerns over new proposals to establish for-profit plasma donation centres. Click here for more details

CNA's, National Expert Commission’s final report, A Nursing Call to Action

CCCN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESJoin a committee
Do you want to get more involved with CCCN and participate in its governance? Why not join a local or national committee? This is a great way to learn about the Council and a great stepping stone for serving on the Board of Directors.

 
The benefits also include hours toward your certification and continuing competency. These activities and positions held can also be included on your CV. For more information and to join a committee please contact Jackie Murray, Membership Chair at jackie.murray@fraserhealth.ca or your Provincial Chair.

Standards Review
We are looking for volunteers to work on revising the CCCN Standards. If you are interested, please contact Rody Pike at Rodolfo.Pike@easternhealth.ca.

Writers needed
Have you thought about publishing something during your career? Why not try by starting small in a non-threatening way. We need authors to write the "Did You Know....?" column in each issue of the CJCN.

This column is intended to be a brief snapshot of new research findings and how they may relate to clinical practice. The length can be just a paragraph. This is not a peer reviewed column. The Editor will edit it. If you are interested, please contact Paula Price at pprice@mtroyal.ca.

 
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Annual Scientific Sessions October 25th - 27th, 2015, Toronto, ON

CCCN Spring Conference & Annual General Meeting, May 27th and 28th 2016, Halifax, NS