JANUARY 22-26, 2019
THE WESTIN CALGARY, AB
REGISTER NOW! DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS JANUARY 13, 2019!
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IN THE NEWS
SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS
We’re proud to present our list of sponsors for this year’s conference. Without the support of these companies, schools and organizations, we wouldn’t have the resources and funds necessary to organize this powerful and unforgettable event.
Interested in becoming a sponsor? We always welcome the opportunity to develop new partnerships, so get in touch if you’d like to learn more.
CANADIAN FEDERATION OF NURSES UNIONS (CFNU)
The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is the voice of nearly 200,000 unionized nurses and nursing students across the country. We are proud to advocate for our members and promote the nursing profession on the national level, and we work tirelessly to protect the quality of health care for our patients and our universal public health care system.
ALBERTA UNION OF PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES (AUPE)
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Represents the largest group of
unionized workers in the province. AUPE’s 95,000 members serve Albertans daily in
health care, boards and agencies, education, and provincial government services.
Over 9,000 of these members are licensed and registered practical nurses who
deliver the high-quality health care Albertans depend on. AUPE is celebrating 100
years of solidarity in 2019.
ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION
The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), is the union representing 65,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals – as well as 18,000 nursing student affiliates – in Canada’s largest province. For 45 years, ONA has been the collective voice of nurses working in all health-care sectors to improve the economic welfare and quality of work-life for its members, enabling them to provide high-quality health care.
SASKATCHEWAN UNION OF NURSES
SUN represents over 10,000 Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Psychiatrics Nurses (RPNs), Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioners) (RN(NP)s). Our primary role is to protect the individual and collective rights of registered nurses in Saskatchewan, to ensure our members are able to practice in a safe environment in order to provide patients with high quality, safe care.
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY FACULTY OF NURSING
The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Nursing has been leading the pursuit of nursing excellence for 50 years. Our core values of compassion, courage, inclusivity, leadership, respect and well-being motivate our students, faculty and staff to imagine – and create – a preferred future for nurses in an improved health-care system
Extendicare is a leading care and service provider for seniors throughout Canada. We help people live better through our network of owned and managed seniors’ homes, retirement communities and home healthcare operations.
The Faculty of Nursing at MacEwan University is well-known in the province and Canada for its high quality undergraduate and post-graduate education. Together we inspire nurses; create connections; transform lives.
Vision loss rehabilitation Canada is specialized training that gives people who are blind or partially sighted the practical skills they need to live safely and independently. CNIB Canada provides a variety of programs and services that gives people who are blind or partially sighted the opportunity to increase their skills in the areas of live, play, work, learn and technology.
MIP is a leader in the healthcare textile industry with a focus on superior quality and sound advice. The company recognizes the incredible impact that nurses have on Canadian health and their communities.
CANADIAN NURSES ASSOCIATION
CNA is the national and global professional voice of Canadian nursing, representing 139,000 RNs and NPs across Canada. It advances the practice and profession of nursing to improve health outcomes.
SASKATCHEWAN REGISTERED NURSES' ASSOCIATION (SRNA)
The Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association (SRNA) is the profession-led regulatory body for the province’s 11,000 registered nurses (RN)s, registered nurse practitioners (RN[NP])s and registered nurses with additional authorized practice RN(AAP)s.
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS)
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta. AHS has over 110,000 employees and is also supported by over 14,300 volunteers and almost 10,300 physicians practicing in Alberta.
MANITOBA HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS NETWORK
MB Healthcare Providers Network addresses long-term recruitment and retention issues in Manitoba in all health professions. We take a big picture approach and implements initiatives at all phases of the training cycle to encourage individuals to consider careers in health care, complete some or all of their training in Manitoba and ultimately choose to work and live in Manitoba.
UNITED NURSES OF ALBERTA (UNA)
United Nurses of Alberta is the union for more than 30,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and allied workers in Alberta. Since 1977, UNA has been an effective advocate for nurses, the nursing profession and Canada’s fair and efficient public health care system.
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY FACULTY OF NURSING ALUMNI EXECUTIVE
The University Of Calgary Faculty Of Nursing Alumni includes all those who graduated from undergraduate and graduate degree programs. This enthusiastic volunteer group host various events each year to promote, engage and support our peers of all ages. For opportunities, visit https://nursing.ucalgary.ca/alumn
MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
A leader in innovative teaching strategies and outstanding practical instruction, Mount Royal University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery will prepare you to make a difference in the health and well-being of Canadians.
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF NURSING
Celebrating 100 years of working in partnership with patients, families, care-givers, and communities to promote health equity through excellence in nursing practice, education, health research, and policy.
NURSING EDUCATION IN SOUTHWESTERN ALBERTA
The NESA BN Programs are a collaborative program provided by Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge, educating approximately 400 students in regular and after-degree baccalaureate programs.
COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES
Located in the BC Rocky Mountains, College of the Rockies provides a wide-range of post-secondary
certificates, diplomas, degrees, and advanced credentials. Students benefit from smaller class sizes,
personalized instruction and dedicated support services.
Thank you to the sponsors who contributed to our health breaks.
GET IN TOUCH
We hope you're able to attend. If you have questions about the registration process, our schedule or general information, don’t hesitate to reach out.
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