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 Association canadienne des �coles de sciences infirmi�res 
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CASN News - Les nouvelles de l'ACESI
Pandemic Planning Resources
Nursing Notes - Info Infirmi�re
Upcoming Events - �v�nements � venir
CNSA Tyler

Steps towards change - �tapes vers le changement.

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Participate in The Heart & Stroke Foundation Walk for Heart to benefit cardiovascular research. Championed by our very own Jo-Anne Swanson! Click here for details...
Participez � la Marche du cœur pour la fondation des maladies du cœur pour b�n�ficier la recherche cardiovasculaire. Pr�sent� par notre propre Jo-Anne Swanson! Cliquez ici pour plus de d�tails ...
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Help fufill Pat Griffin's dream of having a Nursing Research Chair in Canada by donating now!
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Joignez-vous � notre liste de distribution!

Issue: # 7 07-08/2009
It is with deepest sorrow...
 Wendy McBride
It is with much sadness that we inform you that Wendy McBride passed away July 23 2009, surrounded by her loved ones, after bravely fighting cancer for the last three and a half years.   Wendy will be missed by everyone that knew her. 


CASN bids a fond Farewell to Executive Director, Ellen Rukholm  More...
L'ACESI offre un adieu affectueux � la directrice g�n�rale, Ellen Rukholm  Suite... 
Cynthia Baker sCASN Welcomes Cynthia Baker as the New Executive Director More...
L'ACESI souhaite la bienvenue � Cynthia Baker, nouvelle directrice g�n�rale  Suite... 
CASN Call for Abstracts for 2010 Nurse Educators Conference
Submissions will be accepted starting the first week of September 
Online submission form will be posted on the CASN Website...
ACESI  Appel d'abr�g�s pour la Conf�rence des Infirmi�res �ducatrices
Les soumissions seront accept�es la premi�re semaine de septembre.
Le formulaire de soumission en ligne sera affich� sur le site web de l'ACESI ...
Awards Nominations
Do you have a colleague who embodies excellence in nursing?
Nominate them for a CASN award, and have their hard work and passion recognized on the national stage. 
Click here for more information. 
Mise en Candidature pour les Prix
Voulez vous que l'on reconnaisse l'excellence d'une ou d'un de vos coll�gues? Proposez sa candidature afin que ses travaux ou ses passions soient reconnus sur la sc�ne nationale. Cliquez ici pour plus d'information. 
Board of Directors and the CASN Accreditation Bureau Nomination
Help shape the future of nursing education and policy in Canada.  Make your voice heard.  Become a leader today! Click here for more information on nominating someone for our Board of Directors.  Click here for more information on nominating someone for the CASN Accreditation Bureau. 

Mise en Candidature au Conseil et pour le Bureau d'Agr�ment
Aidez � fa�onner l'avenir de la formation et des politiques en sciences infirmi�res au Canada. Dites-le haut et fort. Devenez un chef de file d�s aujourd'hui!  Cliquez ici pour plus d'information.

Council Meeting 2009
Registration now open! 
Dates: November 16th - 18th, 2009
Graduate Studies Forum: November 16th, 2009
Nurse Practitioner Educators Meeting: November 16th, 2009
Council Meeting: November 17th-18th, 2009
Location: Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec
R�union du Conseil 2009
Les inscriptions sont ouvertes!

Dates: les 16-18 novembre 2009
Forum des �tudes sup�rieures: le 16 novembre, 2009
R�union pour infirmi�res praticiennes: le 16 novembre, 2009
R�union du Conseil: les 17 - 18 novembre, 2009
Location: Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec

Cliquez ici pour plus d'information.


 germTools and Teaching

The information on this website will assist Schools of Nursing (SON) to become prepared to respond effectively in the event of a pandemic. More...
WHO Pandemic preparedness and response 
Guidence Documents from the World Health Organization More...
Public Health Agency of Canada

Pandemic Influenza Exercise for the Health and Emergency Social Services Sectors  More...
Centres for Disease control and prevention
Resources for Pandemic Flu  More...


RNAO- National Smoking Cessation Strategy  
 Call for Letters of Support 
Submission Deadline Friday August 28th
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research
Advanced Practice Nursing 
June 2010  (Volume 42, No 2)
 Call for Papers More...

Rural Nursing Certificate Program - Year 2 Year End Report
Letter to Stakeholders and a 4-page Executive Summary for the Rural Nursing Certificate Program Year 2 Year End Report.
Call for papers for the Society for the Arts in Healthcare's 21st Annual International Conference is now open!
Hosted by the University of Minnesota, the conference will take place
April 28 - May 1, 2010 in Minneapolis.  Come share best practices, model programs and cutting-edge research at the most comprehensive arts in healthcare event!  Submit a paper, panel, workshop or poster
presentation at 

Call for Papers Submission Deadline: September 25, 5:00pm ET
All Ontario hospitals now filmless; another step towards comprehensive ehealth system achieved

Toronto, July 16, 2009 - For the first time in Ontario's history, all 148 hospitals are now able to produce and share filmless diagnostic images including x-rays, CT scans and MRIs within their facilities using picture archiving .  More...
Accreditation of Interprofessional Health Education Principles and Practices Guide
Click here to access the AIPHE Principles and Practices Guide, or visit their website at   

Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada - 33rd Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
annual conference  
October 15-17, 2009 - Edmonton, Alberta
For more details, please visit 
ICN Call for Applications to attend the 2009 Global Nursing Leadership Institute
September 7-11, 2009 - Geneva, Switzerland 
For more details,click here.  

Canadian RN Registration Exam Preparation Course - Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
September 12, 2009 - 9:00-4:00
September 13, 2009 - 10:00-4:00
Toronto, Ontario
For more details, click here.   
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario 8th International Elder Care Conference
October 6-8, 2009 - Toronto, Ontario
For more details, click here.   
Cochrane Nursing Care Symposium
October 29, 2009 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
For more details, please contact [email protected]
13th International Nursing Research Conference
Conference date: November 11-13, 2009 - Alicante, Spain
For more details, click here or visit  
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario: 5th Biennial International Conference on Evidence Based
December 2-4, 2009 - Toronto, Ontario 
For more details, click here. 
Cochrane Nursing Care Symposium
The Early Years Conference 2010:
The Rights of the Child
The conference will explore early childhood, family and community development through the lens of Child Rights.
February 4-6, 2010
The Victoria Conference Centre and The Fairmont Empress,
Victoria, British Columbia
For more details, click here.
Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association -
33rd Annual Conference
May 16-19, 2010 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
For more details, click here.
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