We are pleased to announce the launch of our new membership registration platform! All memberships are valid for 12 months. We have 4 categories of membership:
- Full active license $50/year
- Retired with license $35/year
- Retired without license $35/year
- Student nurse: $35/year
Membership with CAMSN grants you:
- Access to our quarterly newsletter
- 20% discount on CNA fees
- Access to CAMSN’s Standards of Practice
- Up-to-date information about CAMSN activities
CAMSN Conference registration fees
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Have you ever thought about obtaining your CNA certification medical-surgical nursing? January 27th, CCCI – February 2nd is CNA Certification Discovery week!
The CNA Certification program offers the only nationally recognized nursing specialty credential. Certified nurses are committed to an advanced standard of professional competence directly correlated with improved patient outcomes.
“Obtaining my medical-surgical certification through the Canadian Nurses’ Association has been one of the biggest milestones of my career. The credential of being a certified medical-surgical nurse has helped me to establish greater trust with my patients and colleagues. Doing CNA certification is a journey in which you end up feeling validated in your knowledge and more confident as a practitioner. My medical-surgical certification has benefited me in my roles as a staff nurse, educator, and researcher. I am proud to now be of the five medical-surgical certification nurse mentors in Canada and I hope to help others benefit from certification as well.”
– Laura Vogelsang, RN, PhD(C), CMSN(C), CCNE, CCCI
Attached is CAMSN’s November Newsletter. Important information about changes to membership and registration inside!
CAMSN Newsletter November 2018
Attached is CAMSN’s August Newsletter.
CAMSN Newsletter August 2018
The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is gathering feedback from Canadian nurses on ways to enhance nursing intra-professional collaboration.
Please take 15 minutes to participate in our online survey. This is the first of two surveys that will help CNA determine strategies and priorities to support intra-professional practice. In the second survey, you will be asked to rank or prioritize key items identified in the first survey.
Your responses are confidential and will not be connected to you in any way.
Please complete the survey and have your voice heard:
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The Canadian Association of Medical and Surgical Nurses would like to thank Connect Medical Legal Experts for providing CAMSN members with access to all four articles in a series exploring the most common nursing negligence issues in Canada. These articles can also be found under the Education Corner tab.
1 – Miscommunication the Leading Cause of Malpractice Lawsuits Against Nurses
2 – Legal Issues in Nursing; Assessment
3 – Legal Issues in Nursing; Medication Errors
4 – Legal Issues in Nursing; Infection Control and Equipment Errors
Chris Rokosh is a popular speaker on medical legal issues in nursing across Canada and the U.S. She is an RN and founder of Connect Medical Legal Experts, a Calgary-based leader in Expert Witness Services, with a database of hundreds of medical, nursing and cost of future care experts across the country.
Chris Rokosh has recently published a book titled, “Shift. Change. Empowering Nurses with Medical Legal Knowledge.” It is now available for purchase at: http://www.connectmlx.com/connect-to-education/shift-change
Connect Medical Legal Experts
Since 2001, Connect Medical Legal Experts has been a bridge between the Medical and Legal worlds, providing healthcare expertise to lawyers and medical legal education to healthcare.
Our mission is to openly share medical legal knowledge and expertise, with a goal of improving healthcare and legal outcomes.
Our vision is to positively impact healthcare by creating mutually beneficial relationships between healthcare and law. This vision drives us to serve tirelessly, with great passion and unscrupulous integrity.
A Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) is a licensed, registered nurse who performs a critical analysis of clinical and administrative nursing practice, healthcare facts and issues and their outcomes for the legal and healthcare professions. For more information on LNC or if you’re interested in getting involved with Connect Medical Legal Experts, visit https://www.connectmlx.com/contact-us
Attached is CAMSN’s February Newsletter.
CAMSN Newsletter Feb 2018