Saving lives. Aspiring to Excellence

Sauver des vies. Viser l’excellence.

Learn & Grow

One of NENA’s core objectives is the provision of professional development opportunities for emergency nurses. NENA and its partners collaborate on the design and presentation of specialty courses. The courses are offered across Canada by NENA certified course instructors.

Shape the Future of Forensic Nursing in Canada (In English)
Forensic nursing takes center stage at the Canadian Forensic Nursing Symposium on June 6th, 2024 in Gatineau, Quebec as a pre conference day before the NENA conference at the Hilton Lac-Leamy hotel. Join us for an inspiring full day where cutting-edge research, expert insights, and innovative practices converge to shape the future of forensic care in Canada. Presenters will be   speaking about death investigation, human trafficking, corrections, strangulation, forensic photography, and the pediatric survivor. Leigh Chapman will be starting our day off together and lots of great connections will be made.

All NENA members that are not already CFNA members will get a 10% discount on the CFNA preconference day to register.
***please go to this link and click REGISTER NOW
(promo code for your current NENA members to use when registering to get their discount is NENA2024)

June 6th, 2024 CTAS Instructor Course In-person ONLY (English)
This course is open to any CTAS Instructor Candidate. (All Candidates must be pre-approved to become a CTAS Instructor by sending the required documents to )
Cost: $200 (includes lunch)
To secure a seat in this course contact


Promote and represent the speciality of emergency nursing across Canada to provide quality care.


Be the voice for the highest standards and practices in emergency nursing across Canada.



Represent emergency nurses across Canada. Cultivate an engaged membership.


Establish standards, position statements and core competencies in emergency nursing. Design and promote professional development for emergency nurses. Promote emergency nursing certification. Support emergency nursing research


Facilitate information sharing among emergency nurses. Inter-professional and international collaboration. Partner with organizations associated with emergency care


Promote emergency nursing as a specialty among registered nurses. Advocate for emergency nurses. Support roles in emergency nurses in clinical practice, research, education and administration

Strategic Direction

Our Strength: Our Members.

Notre Force: Nos Membres.

Whitepapers & Journals

Canadian Forensic Nurses Association
IAFN International Association of Forensic Nurses
CNA Canadian Nurses’ Association
ENA Emergency Nurses Association
CAEP The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Join over 1200 Emergency Nurses across Canada in our efforts to advocate for the highest standards and practices in Emergency Departments.