Canadian Nursing Informatics Association


  • 13 Nov 2021 1:46 PM | Anonymous

    The recording of our November webinar,  3 years post-implementation of a Patient Portal at a Pediatric Health Centre: What’s next?, is now available in the Members section of our website.  Please note that you must have an active membership to access this section of the website.  To learn more about becoming a member, please visit

  • 16 Jul 2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Congratulations to those elected or acclaimed into board positions. The complete executive team for the upcoming year is as follows: 

    • President - Tracie Risling 
    • President Elect - Barb Cross
    • Past President - Glynda Rees 
    • Secretary - Terri Baker
    • Treasurers - Amiee Castro, Manal Kleib 

    • Directors of Membership - Judy Flemming, Sonia Pagliaroli

    • Directors of Research - Eric Maillet, (vacant)

    • Director of Communications - Helen Edwards, Lisa Totton

    • Director of Education - Ryan Chan, Shauna Davies

  • 6 May 2021 6:35 PM | Tracie Risling (Administrator)

    Another great option for our pre-conference workshop day on Monday, May 10th! 3:00-4:30PM (Eastern Time) 

    Join: Megan Stowe, RN, Executive Director Vancouver Coastal Health and Rachel Johnson, RN-NP, Remote Presence Clinical Coordinator USask

    To talk virtual care, remote presence technology and what it all means for both nurses and our patients. Come and learn more about how these innovations are changing care! 

  • 5 May 2021 6:34 PM | Tracie Risling (Administrator)

    Don't miss this conference workshop, Monday May 10 from 11:00AM-12:30PM (Eastern Time)

    Nursing, Artificial Intelligence, Clinical Decision Support: Dr. Richard Booth and Lisa Totton - Lisa will provide an overview of a sample of reports created in Microsoft Power BI for Horizon Health Network, including barriers, lessons learned, and future next steps. Richard will provide insights related to his use of both provincial level healthcare administrative and social media datum to generate practice insights and predictive analyses. After the conclusion of Lisa and Richard’s respective presentations, group discussion related to the use of data in nursing practice will be facilitated.  

  • 4 May 2021 4:52 PM | Tracie Risling (Administrator)

    Pre-Conference Virtual Workshop: Introduction to Nursing Informatics

    Date: Monday, May 10th, 2021 

    Time: 15:00-16:30pm EST 

    Facilitators: Drs. Karen Furlong and Manal Kleib

    This workshop is an introduction to informatics for nurses in all areas of practice, education, administration and research. This workshop will offer participants opportunities to learn directly from two nursing informatics experts. 

    Content will be directed to the informatics novice and include practical illustrations of core informatics concepts and competencies that are essential for all nurses.

    Register for our national conference today: Conference 2021 May 10-14

  • 25 Mar 2021 3:22 PM | Anonymous

    Chief Nursing Information Officer (CNIO) Views from Across Canada: A Panel Presentation

    **To register please use the "Register" button in the Upcoming Events section above. You must be or become a member to join. 

    CNIA proudly presents a panel presentation with three nurse leaders across the country! The CNIO/CCIOs will share their perspectives through discussion regarding their roles, academic and professional preparation. primary responsibilities, organizational structures, and the biggest challenges they are facing in the world of health informatics. 

    CNIO Panel:

    Helen Edwards RN BA MN, Chief Nursing Information Officer at SickKids Hospital in Toronto

    Alyson Lamb RN MN MHA - Chief Nursing Information Officer at the IWK and Nova Scotia Health

    Lorraine Blackburn RN MSN - Vice President of Professional Practice and Chief Clinical Information Officer at Vancouver Coastal Health

  • 12 Mar 2021 10:11 AM | Anonymous

    Title: Designing an mHealth Application to Coordinate Nurse-Provided Respite Care Services For Families Coping with Palliative-Stage Cancer: A Doctoral Research Proposal with Amy Castro, Msc(A), RN-this year’s recipient of the CNF’s Dr.Kathryn J. Hannah Nursing Informatics Award

    Respite care is a highly requested service for supporting families coping with chronic and complex conditions. In this webinar, Aimee Castro will present her doctoral research proposal to design a smartphone application to improve the coordination of respite care services by nurses to families coping with palliative-stage cancer. All feedback is welcome!

    Please register through the EVENTS notification. 

  • 8 Jan 2021 8:54 AM | Tracie Risling (Administrator)

    Nursing Informatics: Integrating Care and Connection in a Digital World

    Virtual Conference Event - National Nursing Week - May 10-14, 2021 

    [Concurrent presentations will be on May 12, 2021]

    Themes: Advancing Nursing Education for Practice in a Digital Age; Patient Perspectives on Impacts of Digital Health; Virtual Care; Nursing Informatics Supporting Care Delivery

    Submit your ABSTRACT TODAY 


  • 31 Jan 2020 10:35 AM | Anonymous

    Please join us for an upcoming webinar, Identifying Nursing Informatics Competencies for Canadian Nursing Leaders with Gillian Strudwick RN, PhD on Mar 19 at 1200 EST. The webinars are for CNIA members. If you are not a member and are interested-please consider becoming a member!

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