Date: June 6-7, 2013Location: Wakefield Mill, QCThe first CASN Academic Leadership Retreat is being held June 6-7, 2013 at the beautiful Wakefield Mill just outside of Ottawa, ON. CASN is offering a leadership retreat to strengthen leadership skills among mid and senior level faculty and among faculty who have recently transitioned into an academic administrative position...
Theme: Collaborative Synergy: Teams, Scholarship and Capacity Building in Nursing ResearchDate: June 24-26, 2013Location: Hilton Metrotown, Vancouver, BCRegistration Now Open!To register please click here. For a full breakdown of the registration fees, please donwload the fee chart...
The workshops are an exciting opportunity for Canadian educators to learn more about the NCLEX-RN, how it compares to the current CRNE, and strategies for preparing undergraduate students that will write the exam in 2015. Dates and Locations: Eastern Region Half-Day WorkshopDate & Time: June 4, 2013 from 13:00 – 16:00 hrs (immediately following the ARCASN Conference)Location: Western Regional School of Nursing, Cornerbrook, NFLD...
The CASN Nursing Informatics Inventory: A Report of Existing Teaching and Learning Resources was created to help increase the capacity of Canadian nurse educators to teach nursing informatics at an undergraduate level. The inventory includes both Canadian and international resources, and focuses particularly on those that offer guidance on the integration of nursing informatics into curricula and practice...
Wendy McBride Award for Accreditation Reviewer Excellence 2013
CASN is very pleased to institute the Wendy McBride Award for Accreditation Reviewer Excellence. This award acknowledges the contribution of a former Executive Director, to CASN and to the CASN Accreditation Program.The role of reviewers is critical to the success and credibility of the CASN accreditation program. Reviewers are expected to promote excellence in nursing education by assessing programs offered by schools of nursing against CASN accreditation standards. Demonstrating equality and support for the educational program in the role of site visitor, and identifying those programs that demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarly activity. Reviewers make a commitment to participate in at least two reviews during two consecutive years.
Any current CASN reviewer who has participated in an accreditation review in the last two years. The nominee can be any participating member of the on-site review team.
The recipient of this award will demonstrate the following characteristics:
is a CASN Accreditation Program Reviewer;
has made a significant contribution to the Accreditation Program by providing direction and leadership during an onsite visit and writing of the site visit report;
has participated in the evaluation and advancement of the Accreditation Program; and,
has demonstrated appreciation and comprehension of the Accreditation Program purpose, standards and policies.
Nominations will be reviewed on the basis of originality, level of contribution and commitment to the Accreditation Program.
Individuals must be nominated in writing by three faculty members of a CASN member school. One of the nominators must be the dean/director/chair of a nursing education program that was recently reviewed OR another review team member with whom the nominee has worked. The completednomination form must be submitted with letters of support from each nominator and a 250 word description of the nominee’s commitment to the Accreditation Program should be included. The letters of support should specifically reference the nominee’s achievements and activities related to the award criteria and should be addressed to the Chair of the Nominations and Awards Committee of CASN, and identify the individual by name, title and school/faculty.
The Nominations and Awards Committee will review the nominations and present recommendations to the CASN Board of Directors.