March 19 2023 – Certified Nurses Day

  • #DYK that March 19 is Certified Nurses Day? An international day of recognition celebrating certified nurses’ contribution to the nursing profession. Thank you to all the Medical-Surgical nurses who hold their CMSN(C) ® credential. To help celebrate #CertifiedNursesDay, March 19 -we’re inviting all nurses who hold a Canadian Nurses Association certification in Medical-Surgical nursing to proudly wear their certification pins today. Created by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Nurses Association in 2008, it’s now celebrated around the world.
  • Show why credentials matter! Help celebrate nursing excellence on #CertifiedNursesDay, March 19.

Nursing Certification Applications Now Open!

The CNA Certification Program offers Canada’s only national specialty credential for nurses. With 19 nursing practice specialty exams available, CNA-certified nurses are recognized for their practice excellence and commitment to lifelong learning.

Specialty certification provides official recognition by nursing colleagues and health system stakeholders of the unique community practice focus and that certified nurses are qualified, competent, and current in the practice of their area of nursing.

Registration is for Spring is now Open! Until March 31, 2023

If the nurse is not a CNA member, they can join CNA and save on their initial exam fees!

CNA’s new online system makes the application process easier than ever. Our user-friendly interface will even give you the ability to track the progress of your application every step of the way.