December 2023 | Décembre 2023

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CASN thanks you for joining us at the 2023 Council Meeting! 

We extend our appreciation to everyone who participated in CASN’s 2023 Council Meeting. Thank you to the presenters and speakers for discussing important topics in nursing education, and to the participants for enriching the discussions with perspectives from across the country and beyond. Thank you to our event sponsors and donors for your support. For a full report on CASN Council 2023, please visit our website.

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L’ACESI vous remercie de votre présence à la Réunion du Conseil 2023 !

Nous exprimons notre gratitude à tous ceux et celles qui ont participé à la réunion du Conseil de l’ACESI 2023. Merci aux présentatrices et présentateurs ainsi qu’aux conférencières et conférenciers d’avoir discuté de sujets importants en matière de formation en sciences infirmières, et à tous ceux et celles qui ont participé d’avoir enrichi les discussions avec des perspectives de partout au pays et d’ailleurs. Merci à nos commanditaires et donateurs pour votre soutien. Pour un rapport complet sur la Réunion du conseil 2023, veuillez visiter notre site Web.

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QANE-AFI is Celebrating its 10th anniversary

The journal of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière (QANE-AFI), is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024!

Since launching in 2014, QANE-AFI has published 195 works across 23 issues, reached over 200 countries worldwide, and received over 180 000 article downloads. 


QANE-AFI fêtera son 10e anniversaire

La revue de l’Association canadienne des écoles de sciences infirmières, Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière (QANE-AFI), fêtera son dixième anniversaire en 2024!

Depuis son introduction en 2014, QANE-AFI a publié 23 numéros offrant un total de 195 articles, a été lu dans plus de 200 pays au monde, et a vu ses articles téléchargés plus de 180 000 fois.


Registered Nurses Education in Canada Statistics 2021-2022

CASN is pleased to present Registered Nurses Education in Canada Statistics, 2021–2022 — Registered Nurse Workforce, Canadian Production: Potential New Supply.

This annual report supports health human resources planning in both the nursing service and nursing education sectors.


Statistiques sur la formation d’infirmières et d’infirmiers au Canada 20212022 

L’ACESI est heureuse de présenter les Statistiques sur la formation d’infirmières et d’infirmiers au Canada, 2021–2022. Effectifs infirmiers autorisés, production canadienne : nouvelle offre potentielle.

Ce rapport annuel permet de soutenir la planification des ressources humaines dans le domaine de la santé, tant dans les secteurs des services que dans l’enseignement des sciences infirmières. 


2024 CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing

Education Conference

Theme: Transforming Nursing Education: Unlearning, Disrupting, & (Re)Learning

Abstract submission details:

Save the date!

Join us for the 2024 CASN Biennial Nursing Education Conference at The Westin Calgary hotel in Calgary, Alberta, from May 27 to 28, 2024.


Conférence biennale 2024 sur l’enseignement des sciences infirmières au Canada, de l’ACESI 

Thème : Transformer la formation en sciences infirmières : Désapprendre, ébranler et (ré)apprendre

Détails sur la soumission de résumés :

Date à retenir !

Joignez-vous à nous pour la conférence biennale 2024 sur l’enseignement des sciences infirmières au Canada, de l’ACESI, à l’hôtel Westin Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, du 27 au 28 mai 2024.


The Dr. Pat L. Griffin Fund of CASN acknowledges the leadership contribution Pat Griffin made to nursing education, and nursing scholarship. This fund will support research in nursing education, including the Pat Griffin Research Grants and the QANE-AFI journal.

Please show your support and donate today!

CASN welcomes donations to this fund. A charitable tax receipt will be issued for donations.

Le Fonds Dre Pat L. Griffin de l’ACESI souligne la contribution importante de Pat Griffin en matière de formation infirmière et de scholarship infirmier. Ce fonds viendra appuyer la recherche en formation infirmière, incluant les subventions de recherche Pat Griffn et la revue bilingue QANE-AFI.

S.v.p., manifestez votre soutien et faites un don aujourd’hui !

L’ACESI vous invite à faire un don. Un reçu officiel de dons pour fin d’impôt vous sera envoyé.

Upcoming CNEI Professional Development Opportunities
Occasions de perfectionnement professionnel
de l'ICIE à venir

Simulation Certification Program: Module 1 - Theory and Design

Starts January 16, 2024, ONLINE

*Ce cours est offert en anglais seulement.

Waitlist | Liste d'atten

La simulation clinique en formation infirmière

Commence le 15 février 2024, EN LIGNE

*This course is offered in French only.

Register | S'inscrire

Canadian Certified Nurse Educator (CCNE) Certification Exam

January 30 and 31, 2024, ONLINE

Registration closes on January 8, 2024

*L'examen est offert en anglais seulement.

Register | S'inscrire

Canadian Certified Simulation Nurse Educator (CCSNE) Exam

January 30 and 31, 2024, ONLINE

Registration closes on January 8, 2024

*L'examen est offert en anglais seulement.

Register | S'inscrire

Canadian Certified Clinical Instructor (CCCI) Exam

January 30 and 31, 2024, ONLINE

Registration closes on January 8, 2024

*L'examen est offert en anglais seulement.

Register | S'inscrire

Implementing Interprofessional Education: Best-Evidence, Strategies, and Experiences

Starts May 15, 2024, ONLINE

*Ce cours est offert en anglais seulement.

Nursing Notices | Avis en sciences infirmières 

Furniture Options for Every Healthcare Program

Pocket Nurse® Canada ULC provides a wide range of furniture choices to healthcare education programs including new and refurbished hospital beds, exam and treatment tables, teaching headwalls, stretchers, custom curtains, medication carts, storage carts, tables, and chairs, and much more. Click here to explore our wide range of furniture options!


Headwalls Solutions to Suit Your Needs

As a leading provider of educational headwalls, Pocket Nurse Canada ULC features an extensive selection of configurations to suit nearly any space and budget. Sourced from leading manufacturers, our range of simulated functional, non-functional, private, semi-private, and mobile headwalls are ideal for both remodeling and new construction projects. A variety of accessories such as compressors, hoses, canisters, gas keys, and more are available to complement your headwall purchase. Click here to explore our headwalls options!


Contact Stacey Haywood at our Ontario office to customize the optimal headwall package for your program and visit to see our complete lineup of furniture for healthcare education.


Nurse-Owned and Operated for 30+ Years

Nurse-owned and operated since 1992, Pocket Nurse® offers thousands of educational products for impactful simulation-based learning, curated by our team of Registered Nurses to serve the diverse needs of healthcare education programs in Canada and around the world.


A Dedicated Canadian Office

We’re proud to serve the Canadian market and its many healthcare education programs from our office in Ontario. For your convenience, Pocket Nurse® Canada ULC provides price quotes, orders, and invoices in Canadian dollars. Contact Stacey Haywood, International Business Development Manager, at [email protected] or visit to start shopping!

You are invited to participate in a research study to investigate the use of ChatGPS in Canadian Nursing Education. Participating in this study will give you the opportunity to provide feedback regarding your experiences with ChatGP to help develop frameworks and recommendations for the integration of artificial intelligence in nursing education. The interview will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

Email [email protected], scan the QR code above, or click this link to participate.

Teaching for Transformation: Annual Conference+ (TforT:AC+) 2024

This year's theme:Teaching toward Collaborative Approaches to Care

March 25-27, 2024 | Virtual Conference

Registration now open:

Early bird deadline: Jan 31, 2024: $650

Teaching for Transformation: Annual Conference+ (TforT:AC+) is a three-day immersion in the education paradigms and practices needed for today's health care work. The theme for TforT:AC+ 2024 is Teaching toward Collaborative Approaches to Care. TforT:AC+ involves paired dialogic keynote sessions, workshops, short talks (submitted abstracts), dialogic roundtables, and space for open dialogue.

TforT:AC+ will take place online, enabling an international reach.

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (EDT)

We invite Short Talk abstracts on completed studies, works in progress, or innovations on the topics of transformative education, transformative learning, critical pedagogy, and more--within the context of health professions and health sciences education.

Submit your abstract here:

Authors of selected abstracts will be notified in early December 2023.

Please note: all presenters will be required to register for the conference.

Please direct any questions related to abstract submission or TforT:AC+ 2024 to [email protected].

The Canadian Nursing Students’ Association is excited to announce our upcoming National

Conference will be taking place in-person in Edmonton, Alberta at the Sandman Signature

Edmonton Downtown Hotel from Wednesday January 17th to Saturday January 20th, 2024!

The theme of the 2024 National Conference is “Nursing Without Limits: Exploring the

Endless Opportunities.” We will be showcasing nurses who practice in a wide range of

specialties at the bedside, as well as, nurses who work outside clinical settings in the areas of research, education, policymaking, and more!

To get tickets and register for the conference, please visit:

L’Association des étudiant(e)s infirmier(ère)s du Canada est emballée d’annoncer que sa

prochaine Conférence nationale aura lieu en personne à Edmonton, en Alberta, à l’hôtel

Sandman Signature Edmonton Downtown du mercredi 17 janvier au samedi 20 janvier 2024!

Le thème de la Conférence nationale de 2024 sera « La profession infirmière sans frontière : explorer les possibilités innombrables ». Nous mettrons en vedette des infirmières et infirmiers exerçant différentes spécialités de la profession auprès des malades ou

travaillant à l’extérieur du cadre clinique dans les domaines de la recherche, de l’éducation, des

politiques et bien d’autres encore!

Pour obtenir des billets et vous inscrire à la conférence, veuillez visiter:

Mary J. Voutt-Goos, a PhD student at the University of Windsor, is studying RNs' opinions about medication administration in Canadian hospitals. The goal is to improve our understanding of RN practices during the complex workflow of medication administration. She is recruiting frontline registered nurses who work in acute care hospital settings in Canada who administer medications as part of their role. Please share this Facebook link with RNs who might be interested in participating in this short survey:

Events | Événements

2024 CASN Conference

May 27-28, 2024

Conférence 2024 de l’ACESI

27-28 mai 2024

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