CASN Alternative Format Item Writing Webinar: Transitioning to the NCLEX-RN

Two mini webinar series are being held in August and September 2014! Registration is now open!Register Now!! Following a survey of Canadian Schools of Nursing, CASN is responding to the call for opportunities for faculty to engage in writing NCLEX-RN type questions to help prepare their students! Webinar DescriptionIn January 2015, nursing students will write the NCLEX-RN as the new entry-to-practice exam... More

Entry-to-Practice Public Health Nursing Competencies for Undergraduate Nursing Education

In 2012 CASN began a project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).  One of the project goals was to support the integration of current and relevant public health content into baccalaureate nursing education by creating core competencies that would detail the knowledge, skills, and attitudes new nurses need to learn in this particular area of health care... More

National Nursing Education Summit – Summary Report

Healthcare in Canada is rapidly evolving, and Canadians are facing an unprecedented set of challenges in creating a sustainable health-care system. Acuity and intensity of care are increasing, and Canadians are living longer, often with multiple, complex chronic conditions... More

Clinical Instructor Certificate Course

REGISTER NOW!!A fall session is being offered starting September 2014! Registration is now open!After the resounding success of the CASN Clinical Instructor Certificate Course fall 2013 and winter 2014 sessions, CASN is pleased to announce that this course is being offered again starting September 2014!!Course DescriptionClinical education is a foundational component of nursing education... More

CASN Works with Haitians to Establish an Approval Program for Schools of Nursing

In September 2013, CASN began a project to establish standards for nursing education programs and to revise the process of approval in Haiti.Improving Nursing Education in Haiti by Strengthening Quality Standards "To improve nursing education in Haiti, the USAID-funded Health Financing and Governance (HFG) project is working closely with the Ministry of Health or Ministère de la Santé Publiqueet de la Population to strengthen its ability to manage an effective standards-based quality system for nursing educational institutions... More
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