CNA advanced practice nursing resources
Advanced Practice Nursing: A Pan-Canadian Framework (2019) [PDF, 1.9 MB]: This document promotes a common understanding among nurses, other health-care providers, employers, policy-makers and the public of advanced practice nursing in Canada and its contribution to health systems and the health of Canadians.
Clinical Nurse Specialist [PDF, 118.6 KB] (position statement)
The Nurse Practitioner [PDF, 136.1 KB] (position statement) Uncover the Roles of Advanced Nursing Practice (Recording, PowerPoint [PDF, 908.4 KB]) Who is the Clinical Nurse Specialist? (Recording, PowerPoint [PDF, 1.1 MB])
Guidelines on Advanced Practice Nursing 2020 (International Council of Nurses)
Canadian Centre for Advanced Practice Nursing Research (CCAPNR)
CCAPNR is a leading research program dedicated to optimizing the role of registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice nurses (APNs) in Canada and internationally. CCAPNR supports evidence-based, innovative research that benefits nursing practice and the health of all Canadians.
CNA has collaborated with CCAPNR members on many projects. Among them are recommendations for a pan-Canadian primary care framework to advance the role of RNs and ANPs working in interprofessional teams. CCAPNR’s leadership continues to expand and clarify the role of all RNs and ANPs, enhancing their abilities and contributions to the health-care system.
International Council of Nurses policy brief on advanced practice nursing
International Advanced Practice Nursing
International Council of Nurses Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network