The Voice for Nursing Informatics in Canada

The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association (CNIA) exists to help nurses across Canada to learn, share, research, and create informatics-related projects and experiences that can help to boost the competencies, theory, and practice of informatics on a national level.

The mission of the CNIA is to be the voice for Nursing Informatics in Canada. Recognizing the importance of the work the CNIA is undertaking, the Canadian Nurses Association has granted Associate Group status to the CNIA. The CNIA is also affiliated with COACH and the IMIA-SIGNI.

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    WHY JOIN: Membership in CNIA allows you as a member to learn, share through a strong diverse membership network and influence national/jurisdictional informatics activities that will help boost nursing competencies, theory, and practice of informatics on the national level. Affiliated with COACH.

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CNIA/ONIG 2017 Conference

June 03 2017

HOLD THE DATE: June 3, 2017

The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association (CNIA) and the Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG) are pleased to announce their conference, Informatics: Engaging Enabling and Empowering Nurses in Digital Health to be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

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Connecting with Nurse Informaticians Across Canada: Patricia Rothney

November 07 2016

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5th National Summit on Data Analytics for­ Healthcare

December 08 2016

5th National Summit on Data Analytics for­ Healthcare
December 8-9, 2016 | Toronto, ON
Join a national conversation on improving healthcare with analytics!

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MedInfo 2017 Submission Deadline Extended: December 19, 2016

New MedInfo 2017 submission deadline: 19th December 2016. Following many requests we have postponed the deadline for submitting full papers, student papers, vision papers and [ … ]

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CNA Call for Nominations for 2016 Certification Employer Recognition Award

CNA is pleased to share with you the call for nominations for the 2016 Certification Employer Recognition Award as well as submissions for the CNA [ … ]

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MIP Inc. request for nurses participation in a survey

The aim of this survey is to understand nurses’ daily work and what technology/tools they use so that we can develop solutions to help nurses [ … ]

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Endorsed Initiatives

National Institute on Nursing Informatics

National Institute on Nursing Informatics The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association is pleased to announce the unanimous Board decision to recommend the newest CNIA Endorsement be awarded to the National Institute on Nursing Informatics educational initiatives in Canada. The National Institute on Nursing Informatics is being led by Dr. Lynn Nagle, Founding President of the Canadian […]

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Dr Kathryn J Hannah Nursing Informatics Lecture Series

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The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association is pleased to provide a link to the DR. KATHRYN J. HANNAH LECTURE: THE NURSING INFORMATICS JOURNEY AND THE FUTURE.  Dr. Hannah is Canada’s first nurse informatician. She has made foundational changes to nursing and health care nationally and internationally through education, scholarship, and transforming initiatives like C-HOBIC, and standards development leadership.  Dr. Hannah is the National Executive Lead for C-HOBIC and the Health Informatics Advisor to the Canadian Nurses Association.

This lecture series occurred in jurisdictions across Canada in 2016.  In this lecture Dr. Hannah provides insights into nursing informatics focusing on how we manage and use information to transform nursing practice and to improve health outcomes for people across the health-care system. Dr. Hannah also discusses future implications of technology for nursing.

This lecture series supports the Kathryn J Hannah Scholarship.  This scholarship was launched to support the next generation of nursing informatics leaders. A fund-raising campaign has been launched with the target of $150,000 to generate a self-sustaining scholarship capital fund, to be administered by the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF).  Annual scholarships in the amount of $5000 will support Canadian nurses in post-graduate studies related to the field of Nursing Informatics.  Please consider donating to support future nursing informaticians. Donations can be made via the CNF website at http://cnf-fiic.ca

Please read the attached letter to find out how you can honour Dr. Kathryn Hannah and demonstrate your support for nursing informatics.

Our thanks to the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta for taping this lecture and sharing it with us.

http://www.nurses.ab.ca/content/carna/home/professional-resources/professional-development/webinars/past-webinars/Kathry-Hannah.html

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