Our phone lines will be disconnected as of 10:30 a.m. Thursday April 24th until Monday April 28th.

If you need to contact us, please call this phone number: 613-298-1990.Someone from the CASN National Office will answer all calls from 7:30a.m. to 5:00 p.m.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. More

The deadline for nominations to the Pat Griffin Award is extended for one month and nominations are now due Friday April 11, 2014.

In recognition of the importance of the research currently underway in nursing education, CASN offers an annual award to an established scholar with a strong program of research in nursing. The intent is to both support and promote nursing education research through inquiry, mentorship, and dissemination... More

Second Annual CASN Academic Leadership Retreat

Dates: Thursday, June 12th and Friday, June 13th, 2014 Location: Wakefield Mill Inn, Wakefield QC (just outside of Ottawa ON)  The CASN Academic Leadership Retreat is an intensive two day workshop that will equip attendees with strategies for exercising effective leadership... More

REGISTER NOW!!! Canadian Nursing Education Conference - Anticipating and Shaping the Future of Nursing Education

REGISTER NOW!!! Early Bird Deadline : April 4, 2014 Event Dates : May 26-28, 2014 Location : Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, Nova Scotia Program Highlights: Opening keynote address from Reverend Tom Keighley. A debate looking at the concept of incorporating a residency-style program, post graduation... More

CASN announces the launch of an online Nurse Educator Certificate Course this March 2014! Registration is now open!

Mission To foster excellence in the academic nurse educator role, and provide recognition and merit for the specialized knowledge, expertise, and competencies of this role in Canada! Course Description Themes include:  Developing a teaching dossier Foundation of teaching and learning Curriculum development and evaluation Scholarship of teaching and learning Teaching strategies and skills Evaluating and providing feedback Ethical considerations inteaching and learning This Nurse Educator Certificate Course addresses the following core competencies of Academic Nurse Educators: Maintains a teaching dossier that fosters continuous self-development and  improvement as an academic nurse educator; Facilitates cognitive, affective, social, and psychomotor learning using a variety of pedagogical approaches and learning theories; Assesses learner progress, evaluates outcomes and communicates feedback using a variety of methods and approaches; Develops a course syllabus and plan that meets the requirements of the curriculum and allows the students to progress towards program outcomes; Participates in curriculum design, development, and evaluation; and, Contributes to a scholarly environment by engaging in the scholarship of teaching... More
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CASN and Canada Health Infoway support e-health innovation in nursing education
 
June 1_enThe Nursing Faculty E-Health Award was created to support a faculty member from a Canadian school of nursing who demonstrates exceptional leadership and commitment to e-Health in nursing education. This award is a component of the Canadian Association Schools of Nursing (CASN) and Canada Health Infoway’s (Infoway) Clinicians-in-Training Initiative, aimed at improving the preparedness of graduates to work in a technology-enabled environment. CASN and Infoway are pleased to announce that the 2012 recipient of the E-Health Award is June Kaminski!

When surveying the field of nursing informatics in Canada, one name that will come up repeatedly is June Kaminski. June emerged as a leader for the inclusion of informatics/e-health in nursing curricula, long before there were calls for it. For the past 23 years June has served as the Program and Curriculum Coordiantor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she integrated nursing informatics into the BSN program. Currently, she is developing a post-baccalaureate program delivered in a hybrid format (classroom and online), and includes the use of i-Pad applications at all levels.

June is a mentor, evidenced by her support of fellow Kwantlen faculty as informatics was integrated through the nursing curriculum. June has helped to develop online courses and e-health curriculum for various organizations, such as the Canadian Healthcare Association. June created an online classroom (at www.nursing-informatics.com), that offers tools that individuals in all areas of nursing across the globe can use to increase their capacity in the area of e-health.

June has published about her research in nursing informatics and education in various national/international publications; her dedication to the dissemination of knowledge about informatics is so great that she created the Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics in 2006. Through her role as a leader, teacher, mentor, and advocate, June has made an immeasurable impact on e-health in nursing education.