Welcome to CANN

The Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (C.A.N.N.) sets standards of practice and promotes continuing professional education and research. Members collaborate with individuals, families, interdisciplinary teams and communities to prevent illness and to improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, neurological disorders.


The CANN Membership Year is May 1st to April 30th

Renewal must be completed online prior to April 30th 2016 for continued access to the Member's only web content.
New memberships purchased after February 15th 2016 will roll over to the upcoming membership year (May 1, 2016-April 30, 2017)

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Bienvenue à ACIIN

L’Association canadienne des infirmières et infirmiers en neurosciences (ACIIN) établit les standards de pratique de la profession et fait la promotion de l’éducation permanente et de la recherche. Les membres collaborent avec les individus, les familles, les équipes multidisciplinaires et la communauté en général dans le but de prévenir les maladies neurologiques et d’améliorer la santé des gens qui en sont atteints ou qui sont à risque d’en souffrir.


Blog

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Resource Release

    February 9, 2016

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new resource: Taking Action for Optimal Community and Long-Term Stroke Care. Closely linked with the HSF Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations, TACLS is an evidence-based resource that provides guidance around how to provide safe care for people who have had a stroke and are living in community and long-term care settings.

  • 2016 CNA Biennial Convention

    February 9, 2016

    Join us in Saint John, New Brunswick, this June for CNA’s 2016 annual meeting of members and biennial convention, where we’ll showcase how RNs are implementing primary health care to its fullest potential. Where: Saint John Trade & Convention Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick When: June 20-22, 2016

  • Canadian Nurses Foundation Scholarships

    January 19, 2016

    To apply for a scholarship or a certification award, please complete the appropriate online application on the Apply Now page. Online applications must be submitted no later than midnight EST on March 31. Applicants will be informed of results by the end of June.

  • CANN 47th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions Deadline Extension for Abstract Submission

    January 6, 2016

    London 2016 Conference We have pushed our abstract submission deadline back just a little bit so you can finalize the abstract ideas you’ve been mulling over and get them over to us before it is too late. This is a one time extension. The call for abstracts will expire at end of day on Monday January 18th 2016 We look forward to having you as part of our outstanding program!

  • ONF-INESS Progress update for the Development and Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rehabilitation of adults with moderate-severe TBI

    November 12, 2015

    On behalf of the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) and the Institut national d'excellence en santé et services sociaux (INESSS), we are pleased to share the latest progress update for the Development and Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rehabilitation of adults with moderate-severe TBI. We invite you to read this update (English and French versions attached) and share it with your association members and other stakeholders who would have an interest.

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Events

  • Eleventh World Congress on Brain Injury

    The International Brain Injury Association hosts the 11th World Congress on Brain Injury in The Hague, Netherlands March 2-4th 2016 Abstract submission deadline September 15th 2015

    March 2 - 4, 2016 | The Hague, Netherlands

  • CANN Alberta South Chapter Annual Education Day

    Join us for a one day exploration of "Pain in the Neurosciences" hosted at the Alberta Children's Hospital. Registration is now open. CANN Members and student rate $40, Non-Members $60. Morning refreshments and lunch provided. Visit Eventbrite.ca to register.

    March 8, 2016 | Calgary, AB

  • 10th anniversary World CONy Congress (Controversies in Neurology)

    We are proud to announce that the 10th anniversary World CONy Congress (Controversies in Neurology) will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, in March 17-20, 2016.
    In recent years the field of neurology has witnessed enormous expansion in clinical and basic data. Conferences are more informative but there is often only limited time for thorough discussion. CONy provides a platform for international experts to discuss and compare experiences.

    March 17, 2016 | Lisbon, Portugal

  • Brain Injury Canada Semi Annual Conference

    The Brain Injury Canada Semi-Annual Conference is designed to bring together brain injury survivors to be inspired, learn about new research and innovation, share ideas and create new friendships.
    The conference will also touch on disabilities associated with brain injury such as cognitive, emotional and behavioural, including impulsivity, depression, anxiety and overall mental health.

    April 5 - 6, 2016 | Victoria, BC

  • AANN-Imparting the Wisdom of Patient-Centred Neuroscience Nursing

    American Association of Neuroscience Nurses 48th Annual Educational Meeting
    AANN.org/AnnualMeeting

    April 9 - 12, 2016 | New Orleans, LA

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