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CFNA – Refer A Member Contest!!!

September 25th, 2017

Dear Members, The CFNA has decided once again to offer a contest to those who refer a member.  If you refer a member for the Fall membership period, your name will be entered in a draw to win your next year of membership fees!   I will know you referred someone if they list your name […]

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CFNA Visionary Award

September 7th, 2017

The CFNA Awards Committee is delighted to announce the successful recipient of the inaugural Canadian Forensic Nurses Association Visionary Award. This year’s Visionary Award will be presented to Sheila Early! Please join us in congratulating Sheila and applauding her hard work and dedication to the forensic nursing profession, not only in Canada, but internationally as […]

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Network to End Violence in Relationships

August 24th, 2017

SAVE THE DATE: NVER StheD Poster_1 (2) 7th Annual Conference –  Healthy Families: Pathways to Resilience Best practice to provide treatment and safety to vulnerable populations

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IAFN – SANE 365

August 21st, 2017

Right now, patients who have been sexually assaulted are being turned away from hospitals with no Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE). It is the hospital’s duty to properly care for the patient. Strengthen your facility’s ability to provide the highest level of care to sexual assault and abuse patients. Training and support is available through […]

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BCIT – Upcoming Forensic Health Science Courses

August 21st, 2017

FSCT 7840  Forensic Nurse Examiner Core Education. September 2017 Start date. Please note: this course is video streamed to Victoria and Nanaimo. Other sites may be available, contact me as soon as possible. FSCT 7843 Pediatric Nurse Examiner ONLINE course is scheduled for FALL term. Email me for details if you are interested in this […]

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CFNA Visionary Award!! Currently taking nominations

August 19th, 2017

Dear Members, I am so pleased to announce that the CFNA Awards Committee has developed and is offering the Visionary Award for the first time.  Please find the nomination form attached and send it in to Ashley Smith (asmith4@hsc.mb.ca) by August 28, 2017.  The recipient of this award will be honored at the IAFN Conference […]

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Dynamics of Critical Care Conference 2017

August 11th, 2017

Early bird registration closes:  August 24, 2017!  Register now and save on your registration. The conference brochure is available on the CACCN website at: Dynamics 2017    (https://tinyurl.com/Dyn2017Reg). Fore more information, please see attached flyer: Dynamics 2017 Poster

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BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

August 11th, 2017

As part of the provincial mental health services continuum, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) provides a diverse range of specialized, “one-of-a-kind” tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health […]

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7th International Nurse Education Conference

July 24th, 2017

NETNEP 2018: 7th International Nurse Education Conference will take place May 6 – 9, 2018 in Banff, Canada. As with previous events in the series, NETNEP 2018 will facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience of nursing, midwifery and healthcare workforce education worldwide. Keynote talks will be supplemented by oral presentations; short talks with accompanying […]

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CSI Burnaby as forensic science students investigate mock disaster

July 15th, 2017

A crashed helicopter, skeletal remains and a large group of people in full bio-hazard safety suits made for an alarming sight at BCIT’s Burnaby campus Tuesday. This was no crime scene or disaster zone, but the start of a custom two-week forensic science course for 27 criminal justice undergraduate students from California State University.  “Their […]

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