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Issue: # 7
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Nursing Notes - Info Infirmière
Upcoming Events - Évènements à venir
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CASN participates in meetings with Indonesia
The Government of Indonesia is currently preparing a new system for the accreditation of health professional education, including medicine, dentistry, nursing and midwifery. To help with this endeavor, the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) was pleased to meet with representatives from the Indonesian National Nurses Association, the Indonesian Nursing Education Institutions Association and Indonesia's Ministry of National Education July 27-28, 2010 to discuss the best practices in ensuring continuous quality improvement in nursing education programs.  More... 
(Above:Cynthia Baker, Executive Director CASN, Dienne Hardianti Moehario, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia.  Below: Prof. Elly Nurachmah, MAppSc, DNSc with Lise Talbot, Director Acceditation CASN)
Une rencontre entre l'ACESI et le délégation indonésienne 
Le gouvernement de l'Indonésie prépare actuellement un nouveau système d'agrément des programmes d'enseignement des professions de la santé, soit la médecine, la dentisterie, les sciences infirmières et la profession de sage-femme. L'Association canadienne des écoles de sciences infirmières (ACESI) a été heureuse de l'aider dans cette entreprise. À cette fin, des responsables de celle-ci ont rencontré, les 27 et 28 juillet derniers, des représentants de l'association nationale des infirmières et infirmiers de l'Indonésie, de l'association indonésienne des écoles de sciences infirmières et du ministère de l'Éducation nationale de l'Indonésie pour discuter des pratiques exemplaires visant à assurer l'amélioration continue de la qualité des programmes d'enseignement en sciences infirmières. Suite...
Reviewers needed for CASN Accreditation Program
The CASN Accreditation Program is expanding and many reviews of undergraduate nursing educational units and programs are scheduled over the next 5 years. We will need experienced and trained reviewers to review the self-evaluation reports of schools and to visit their sites.
Évaluatrices et Évaluateur demandés pour le programme d'agrément de l'ACESI
Le programme d'agrément de l'ACESI prend de l'expansion et de nombreuses évaluations d'unités et de programmes d'études de premier cycle en sciences infirmières sont prévues au cours des cinq prochaines années. Bon nombre d'autres évaluatrices expérimentées et qualifiées seront nécessaires pour examiner les rapports d'auto-évaluation des écoles et pour effectuer des visites aux différents sites des écoles. 
CALL for Abstracts for:
2011 National Nursing Leadership Convention

Nursing Leadership: So What? Now What?
2011 Nursing Leadership Conference
February 13-15, 2011
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel
Join Canada's top nursing leaders in Montreal for the national biennial Nursing Leadership Conference!
White Paper  
white paperThe Case for Healthier Canadians:Nursing Workforce Education for the 21st Century. Download PDF Now!! 
Plaidoyer pour des Canadiens en meilleure santé: Formation en sciences infirmières pour le XXIe siècle. 
GANES Conference December 2010
Registration Now Open!
Arlington, Virginia


Montréal, August 10, 2010 - Today the FRSQ announced its second round of training award offers. The awardee list is posted on its Web site at: www.frsq.gouv.qc.ca  (in French).
Last April, the FRSQ changed its procedure for career award and training award offers, which are now divided into two separate rounds and, by extension, two separate announcements.

7th Biennial Joanna Briggs Colloquium
Knowledge in Action: The Next Generation of Evidence-Based Practice
13-15 September 2010
Sheraton Hotel Chicago, USA

Moral Distress in Health Care Symposium
 Sept 18-19th, 2010
Vancouver, British Columbia. Coast Plaza Hotels and Suites.
Keynote speakers: Dr. Kim Lutzen, Sweden, Dr. Ann Hamric, USA, Dr. Wendy Austin, Canada, Dr. George Webster, Canada. 
Responders: Physicians, Nurses, and Participants in Workshops to further a focus on this work in education, practice, research & policy. 
Registration: Online (Click Here)  
Philosophizing Social Justice in Nursing:
The 14th International Philosophy of Nursing Conference

September 20-22, 2010 - Vancouver, BC
For more details
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Maternal and Newborn Care: Meeting Community Needs and Integrating Midwives
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 
Toronto, ON 
Funding may be available for Ontario RNs and RPNs from the Nurse Education Initiative, which is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For additional details, call 1-866-464-4405 or educationfunding@rnao.org.
For more information on this conference please visit www.oha.com/maternalandnewborncare 
Health & Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities:
Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders
September 30, October 1, 2010
Vancouver, BC
A.N.A.C. 2010 National Conference 

Linking our Knowledge through Diverse Interests.

Oct 25, 26, 27th, 2010
Toronto, ON Canada
Diabetes Educator Course 2010 - Toronto
October 25 - 28, 2010
Marriott Toronto Bloor Yorkville
Toronto ON, Canada
McGill University School of Nursing
Nursing Explorations 2010
Nursing Our Profession Back to Health: Creating high retention environments
Friday, November 5, 2010  ·  7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Holiday Inn Montreal Midtown, 420 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
École des sciences infirmières de l'Université McGill - Exploration en sciences infirmières 2010
Soigner et retenir nos infirmières : Place à des milieux de travail sains !

Le vendredi 5 novembre 2010  ·  7 h 30 - 16 h 15
Holiday Inn Montréal-Midtown, 420 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal (Québec), Canada
Diabetes Educator Course 2010 - Vancouver
November 22 - 25, 2010
The Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 West Hastings Street,

Vancouver, BC 
2nd Conference on Positive Aging 
November 26th & 27th, 2010 
Vancouver, BC Canada  
GANES Second International Conference for Nurse Educators - Registration Npw Open!
December 9-11, 2010
Arlington, VA
The 4th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder The Power of Knowledge: Integrating Research, Policy, and Promising Practice Around the World 
March 2-5, 2011
Vancouver, BC
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