Exciting News for BCIT!

July 16th, 2020

BCIT sets important benchmark for forensic health sciences in Canada BCIT Forensic Health Sciences received accreditation from theInternational Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) for two courses ashaving met the training content of the IAFN Sexual Assault NurseExaminers (SANE) Education Guidelines. This accreditation recognizesBCIT as Canada‚Äôs only IAFN-approved provider of SANE. Check out this link to […]

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National Nurses Week 2020

May 12th, 2020

2020 marks the year of the nurse. I’m sure you’ve all heard the “this is not what we needed to be recognized” comments when it comes to enduring COVID-19. Nursing in itself is every day walking in to situations most folks would turn away from and this latest situation, although unlike anything the world has […]

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Our Hearts are with you

April 22nd, 2020

We know that this time in our history has been difficult to adjust to and as usual we as Canadians have risen above and are overcoming this record breaking pandemic. What we didn’t anticipate was the gross reality check we as forensic nurses would get in the wake of the tragedy that has befallen Nova […]

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Job Opportunity:Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Prince George

February 5th, 2020

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career The BC Coroners Service is responsible, under the Coroners Act, for conducting thorough, independent investigations of all factors contributing to the unexpected, unattended or unexplained deaths of persons in BC; and for issuing related recommendations to assist in preventing future deaths and improving community […]

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Job Opportunity: Ministry of Children and Family Development Prince George

February 5th, 2020

This position is a temporary assignment until 09/21/2021.  This position has full-time hours, with a commitment to evening/weekend shift(s) as determined collaboratively between the employer and employee. A hands-on role helping children and youth in your community Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services (YFPS) is mandated to provide inpatient and outpatient Court-ordered and Court-related assessment and treatment […]

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IAFN 2020 Call for Abstracts

January 24th, 2020

2020 CALL for Abstracts Announcement The International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice is an opportunity for forensic nursing clinicians, researchers and partners to exchange knowledge and discuss new approaches to practice. Be part of this important conversation and submit an abstract today! For more information, ONLINE submissions (for all three categories: 30-minute research/evidence […]

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IAFN Research Awards Available

January 9th, 2020

Calling all member’s of the International Association of Forensic Nursing. if you are interested in applying for a research grant for your project now is the time to do so. The deadline for applying is February 15, 2020! Check it out on their website here

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Happy Holidays From CFNA!

December 23rd, 2019

On behalf of the entire executive of CFNA we wish to extend Holiday greetings and wish you all the best in 2020. We know that this time of year is important for many to recharge and reflect on all the things we’ve done over the past year. As we reflect we want to thank you […]

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Congratulations to the Abbotsford Forensic Nursing Service!

November 8th, 2019

On behalf of the Canadian Forensic Nurse Association please accept our congratulations on the 20th Anniversary of your Forensic Nursing Service program initiated in 1999 at Abbotsford Hospital (later Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre). Twenty years of providing best practice health care to patients who have presented for the medical forensic care provided by […]

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NEVR 9th Annual Conference

October 28th, 2019

The NEVR Conference, Safe Communities: Voices from the Shadows is just over a week away (October 31, November 1), and it promises to be stimulating! Register now before it’s too late! This two-day conference is presented at the low cost of only $100 and includes a variety of interesting speakers, topics, networking opportunities and refreshments. […]

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