CASN Council Meeting 2013


Dates: Tuesday, November 19th – Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Graduate Studies: Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Council Meeting:
Wednesday, November 20th – Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Ottawa Marriott Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario

100 Kent Street,
Ottawa ON
K1P 5R7

Update- Hotel room block is sold out, please contact Andrea Pinsent-Martineau or by phone 613-235-3150 ext 29 for more information.Agenda Overview

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Graduate Studies Tuesday, November 19th 0800 – 1600

Annual Awards Reception, Tuesday, November 19th 1730 – 1900

Council Day One – Wednesday, November 20th 0730 – 1630

Wine and Cheese – Wednesday, November 20th 1800 – 1930

Council Day Two – Thursday, November 21st 0730 – 1200

Program Highlights

  • Elections
    A slate of nominees will be presented for consideration for a variety of positions with CASN. For more information on nominations, please visit the CASN website or contact Sarah Anderson
  • 2nd Annual Undergraduate Studies Forum
    A half-day forum for undergraduate nurse educators and program coordinators that will be examining the future of nursing education.
  • Discussions on Simulation and Technology
    Network during the Wine and Cheese on the evening of Wednesday, November 20th and listen to a lively discussion on advances in simulation and technology.
  • Accreditation Updates
    A major review of the CASN Accreditation Program was conducted over the last year, and CASN staff and committee members have been working hard to implement suggested changes that will enhance the quality of the Accreditation Program.
  • CASN Awards
    Come celebrate with colleagues the presentation of CASN’s annual awards.

The objectives of this year’s Graduate Studies Forum include:

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  • Discuss and identify approaches for mentoring new PhD nursing faculty members, to help them meet balance between research, teaching, and scholarship;
  • Discuss and modify a preliminary set of guiding principles for Nursing Master’s Education, and identify essential components; and,
  • Explore the topic of Practice as Scholarship, and discuss and identify approaches for maintaining Advanced Nursing Practice while engaging in Scholarship.

 For more information on voting please contact Sarah Anderson, Manager, Corporate Service via or phone (613) 235-3150 ext 22. For more information or if you have any questions regarding the CASN Council Meeting please contact Andrea Pinsent-Martineau, via email via phone (613) 235-3150 ext 29.