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.

Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting Minutes now available in Members>Virtual Boardroom

CJNN Spring Issue is published and available NOW

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Non-members may purchase individual articles online, the full journal is not currently available for online purchase

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 include 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.


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  • AANS From Cranial to Spine: An Overview of Neurosurgical Topics for the Advanced Practice Provider

    The purpose of this course is to provide physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and other advanced practice providers (APPs) with an overview of a wide spectrum of neurosurgical topics through lectures and case studies. This course offers a diverse range of neurosurgeon and APP faculty to give each attendee a unique learning experience. Each year, the course grows and adapts to meet the needs of advanced practice providers based on feedback and popular requests.

    August 24 - 27, 2016 | Denver, CO

  • AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference

    If you are involved in the care of stroke patients—whether you are an advanced practice nurse, a stroke coordinator, a nurse new to stroke care, or someone preparing for the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) examination—this conference will help you achieve your educational goals. The three education tracks—Clinical, Program Management, and SCRN Review—have information directed at your interest and practice level.

    August 25 - 27, 2016 | Chicago, IL

  • 7th Canadian Stroke Congress

    The Canadian Stroke Congress is a uniquely Canadian forum in which participants reflecting “bench-to-bedside-to-community” perspectives of stroke can exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn about innovation in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.

    September 14, 2016 | Quebec City, QC

  • 4th World Parkinson's Congress

    More than 3,500 people from 65 countries will attend the WPC 2016 in Portland, OR. They will learn about cutting edge science, clinical research and comprehensive care from some of the most renowned health professionals, researchers, and advocates who are living with Parkinson's.

    September 20 - 23, 2016 | Portland, OR

  • Brain Injury Canada Annual Conference

    As well as learning about new research and innovation, and sharing ideas, 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.

    September 27 - 29, 2016 | Toronto, ON

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