Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) is the national voice for nursing education and scholarship. Founded in 1942, the mission of CASN is to lead nursing education and nursing scholarship in the interest of healthier Canadians. As a bilingual, voluntary registered charitable organization, CASN represents 94 universities and colleges that offer part or all of an undergraduate or graduate degree in nursing.
CASN establishes and promotes national standards of excellence for nursing education, promotes the advancement of nursing knowledge, and facilitates the integration of theory, research, and practice. It contributes to public policy and is the national accrediting body for baccalaureate programs of nursing. CASN advances the quality of faculty teaching through continuing education courses and certification programs and provides a national forum for issues in nursing education and research. CASN works closely with national and international nursing, health, academic, accreditation, regulatory bodies, and research organizations.
CFNU, CASN and CNF.
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