Welcome to CANN

The Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN) 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.

Thank you to the Saskatchewan Chapter of CANN for hosting the 48th Annual AGM and Scientific Sessions. Their commitment to CANN, passion for Neuroscience Nursing and hospitality was appreciated by all! Well done Saskatoon!

"Running Back to Saskatoon"

June 13-16, 2017

Visit the Annual Scientific Sessions Page here

The 2017 AGM was recorded live and is available for viewing on our Facebook page!

Renewal must be completed online prior to April 30th each year for continued access to the Member's only web content

Members please renew online before April 30th! New memberships purchased February 15th to April 30th will include the upcoming membership year (May 1 to April 30)
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Link to purchase text book "Navigating Neuroscience Nursing: A Canadian Perspective"

Link to Purchase

History of Neurosurgery Nursing in Halifax (1947 -1997) the first 50 years

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.

"Running Back to Saskatoon"

48e édition de l’assemblée générale annuelle et des séances scientifiques

Date : du 13 au 16 juin 2017 Lieu : Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)


  • Running Back to Saskatoon #CANN 2017

    May 17, 2017

    Hello all! Just wanted to send a shout out to everyone attending the conference! We are responsible for any unsold rooms, and as of right now we only have 25% of the rooms sold! If you are coming to the conference can you please book your hotel room right away using the conference code! We would greatly appreciate it! June is fast approaching, can't wait to see everyone!! Jodi and Christine

  • CANN 48th Annual General Meeting Agenda is available

    May 14, 2017

    Attention all CANN Members and Conference attendees. The 48th Annual General Meeting will be June 15th 2017. The agenda is posted in several locations on the website including the home page. We welcome all Scientific Sessions delegates to attend the AGM! Don't delay, register for 'Running Back to Saskatoon' today!

  • Ontario Central Chapter is on Social Media!

    April 18, 2017

    Follow Ontario Central Chapter on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on events, activities, and latest neuro nursing news in the GTA!

  • #YesThisIsNursing

    April 18, 2017

    Get ready for National Nursing Week by downloading posters for your workplace!

  • Novia Scotia Nurses publish History of Neurosurgical Nursing book

    April 8, 2017

    Halifax Neurosurgery Nursing - The First 50 Years A History of Neurosurgery Nursing in Halifax 1947 to 1997 - $25.00+postage It contains history, personal memoirs from neuro nurses /multi interdisciplinary groups /changes in practice, innovations and is a very interesting read To order your copy please contact Gail Logie : glogie1@eastlink.ca

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  • Canadian Stroke Congress

    Well-attended. Well-received.
    The Canadian Stroke Congress provides access to researchers, rehabilitation specialists and physicians in the field of stroke.

    Canadian Stroke Congress Secretariat
    c/o Heart and Stroke Foundation
    1525 Carling Avenue, Suite 110
    Ottawa, ON
    K1Z 8R9

    September 9 - 11, 2017 | Calgary, AB

  • 12th Quadrennial WFNN Congress

    Please join us for the WFNN 12th quadrennial congress hosted by the Croatian Nursing Association in Neurology Sept 17-21, 2017 to connect with colleagues from across the world and network to improve neuroscience nursing.

    September 17 - 21, 2017 |

  • Concussion In Women and Girls

    BMO Education & Conference Centre

    September 23, 2017 | Toronto, ON

  • Ontario West Chapter: 27th Neuroscience Update

    A full day of expert speakers. Registration on Eventbrite, Early Bird Rate to Sept 15th. Location: Four Points by Sheraton
    email: CANNeducation@gmail.com

    October 20, 2017 | London, ON

  • 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia

    9th Canadian Conference on Dementia
    November 2-4, 2017
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    Phone: 416-597-3422 ext. 3448
    Email: conferences@uhn.ca
    Website: www.canadianconferenceondementia.com
    Registration will open in Spring of 2017

    November 2 - 4, 2017 | Toronto, ON

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