What is CHNAlberta?

The Community Health Nurses of Alberta (CHNAlberta) is a specialty practice group of CARNA Registered Nurses (RNs) who work in or with communities. Community Health Nurses (CHNs) are RNs who practice in public health, home health/care, community-based services and other community areas. CHNs work in many settings including urban, rural, First Nations, Primary Care Networks, Family Care Clinics, schools, organizations and workplaces. CHNs promote the health of individuals, families, communities and populations by creating environments that support health.

What does CHNAlberta offer?

The recognition of Community Health Nurses (CHNs) in Alberta for their unique contributions to the health and well being of all Albertans and to advance the profile of community health nursing in Alberta.

 

Certification

Supporting CHNAlberta members in obtaining certification



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Communication

Updates to CHNAlberta members with key information relevant to community health nursing


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Education

Workshops, conferences, webinars, sharing experiences and connecting with other CHNAlberta members


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Collaboration

Maintaining relationships with community health individuals and organizations provincially and nationally

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Who should be a CHNAlberta member?

Any RN who lives or works in Alberta and practices in the community or with communities will benefit from joining CHNAlberta.All Alberta RNs are eligible to become CHNAlberta members.

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