The deadline for nominations to the Pat Griffin Award is extended for one month and nominations are now due Friday April 11, 2014.

In recognition of the importance of the research currently underway in nursing education, CASN offers an annual award to an established scholar with a strong program of research in nursing. The intent is to both support and promote nursing education research through inquiry, mentorship, and dissemination... More

Second Annual CASN Academic Leadership Retreat

Dates: Thursday, June 12th and Friday, June 13th, 2014 Location: Wakefield Mill Inn, Wakefield QC (just outside of Ottawa ON)  The CASN Academic Leadership Retreat is an intensive two day workshop that will equip attendees with strategies for exercising effective leadership... More

REGISTER NOW!!! Canadian Nursing Education Conference - Anticipating and Shaping the Future of Nursing Education

REGISTER NOW!!! Early Bird Deadline : April 4, 2014 Event Dates : May 26-28, 2014 Location : Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, Nova Scotia Program Highlights: Opening keynote address from Reverend Tom Keighley. A debate looking at the concept of incorporating a residency-style program, post graduation... More

CASN announces the launch of an online Nurse Educator Certificate Course this March 2014! Registration is now open!

Mission To foster excellence in the academic nurse educator role, and provide recognition and merit for the specialized knowledge, expertise, and competencies of this role in Canada! Course Description Themes include:  Developing a teaching dossier Foundation of teaching and learning Curriculum development and evaluation Scholarship of teaching and learning Teaching strategies and skills Evaluating and providing feedback Ethical considerations inteaching and learning This Nurse Educator Certificate Course addresses the following core competencies of Academic Nurse Educators: Maintains a teaching dossier that fosters continuous self-development and  improvement as an academic nurse educator; Facilitates cognitive, affective, social, and psychomotor learning using a variety of pedagogical approaches and learning theories; Assesses learner progress, evaluates outcomes and communicates feedback using a variety of methods and approaches; Develops a course syllabus and plan that meets the requirements of the curriculum and allows the students to progress towards program outcomes; Participates in curriculum design, development, and evaluation; and, Contributes to a scholarly environment by engaging in the scholarship of teaching... More
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Shape the Future! CASN Council Meeting 2014
Shape the Future!
CASN Council Meeting 2014
Save the Date
Dates: Tuesday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Graduate Studies Forum: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Council Meeting: Wednesday, Novembe...More

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CASN is moving! On April 28th, the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing will be moving!
Our new address is:
1145 Hunt Club Road
Unit 450
Ottawa, ON
K1V 0Y3
Ph: 613-235-3150
Fax: 613-235-4476
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Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health
On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014, Dr. Cynthia Baker presented to the Standing Committee on Health to inform their current study: Best Practices and Federal Barriers - Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals....More

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REGISTER NOW!!! Canadian Nursing Education Conference - Anticipating and Shaping the Future of Nursing Education
REGISTER NOW!!! Early Bird Deadline : April 4, 2014 Event Dates : May 26-28, 2014
Location : Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, Nova Scotia Program Highlights: Opening keynote address from Reverend Tom Keighley. A debate ...More

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Second Annual CASN Academic Leadership Retreat
Dates: Thursday, June 12th and Friday, June 13th, 2014
Location: Wakefield Mill Inn, Wakefield QC (just outside of Ottawa ON) The CASN Academic Leadership Retreat is an intensive two day workshop that will equip at...More

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A Trip Abroad
A year ago I travelled to Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, to participate in a project focused on improving the quality of nursing education in the country. The overall goal of this long-term project is to improve ...More

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CASN Setting a New Course Part 2
Part 2 CASN is making headway on the calls for action that came out of the 2013 CASN Council meeting as well as the other stakeholder meeting we attended and hosted last year. A number of committees are actively work...More