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The Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses (CFMHN) is a national voice for psychiatric and mental health (PMH) nursing in Canada. It is an associate group of the Canadian Nurses’ Association (CNA), for which it provides expertise for the specialty in matters relating to mental health nursing.

CFMHN is by psychiatric and mental health nurses for psychiatric and mental health nurses and strives to ensure a national voice in matters relevant to psychiatric and mental health nursing.

CFMHN’s national body empowers psychiatric and mental health (PMH) nursing professionals as they pursue positive outcomes for themselves and for clients. Join Today!

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CHNC is pleased to announce the 2023-2024CHNC Professional Development Webinar Series! Between April 2023 to April 2024, the Community Health Nurses of Canada will host a series of webinars as a lead up to the National CHNC Conference in 2024 (date and location forthcoming). The purpose of the webinar series ...
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Canadian Nurses Protective Society Continuing Education Series: March 2023

Webinar: Mental Health Nursing Mental health nursing is a growing area of specialty within nursing that deals with the care of a vulnerable population. This webinar will look at some of the legal considerations for nurses who practice in mental health nursing such as consent to treatment, documentation, and patient ...
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2023 Mental Health Nurses Day #MHNursesDay

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses recognizes the contributions of mental health nurses in Canada and around the world. Share what mental health nursing means to you by using the hashtag #MHNursesDay ...
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Essential Legal Nurse Consulting Conference at Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta October 19th to 22nd, 2023

It’s been a tough few years, especially for nurses. While healthcare workers have been celebrated for their dedication and courage during the pandemic, the cost has been significant – exhaustion, burnout, low morale. Connect Medical Legal Education is writing to offer an opportunity to your members to move their career ...
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Canadian Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference: Preconference Symposium

Canadian Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference Preconference Symposium May 10, 2023 Co-Creating Indigenous Wellness Support Networks by and for Indigenous Health Care Professionals in Interior British Columbia Open to all! Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna, BC For more information, please visit https://www.cnsabc.ca/ ...
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Changing Healthcare Systems to Embed Cultural Safety & Humility: Acting to Decolonize Healthcare Systems

Join CNSABC & CNS-C May 11-12, 2023 on the unceded territory of the Syilx (Okanagan) Peoples, Kelowna, British Columbia Changing Health Care Systems to Embed Cultural Safety and Humility; Acting to Decolonize Healthcare Systems Everyone welcome! You do not have to be a CNS to join this conference! For more ...
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