The 2015 CNSA National Conference will be held in Regina, Saskatchewan hosted by the University of Saskatchewan- Regina Campus.
Click below to download the schedule for the conference:
National Conference Schedule (PDF Document)
Mobile Conference Schedule Phone Application:
View the Canadian Nursing Students' Association- National Conference 2015 schedule & directory.
What is the National
The national team is CNSA’s only student presentation at the
national conference. Each team is comprised of 5 general members and the
coordinator. One general member is selected from each geographical region, and
the coordinator is a member of the conference planning committee. Members of
the national team must be in their third or fourth year of their nursing
program. A new team is selected for each national conference. At this years
conference National Team Members will be participating in the “Inspire Interprofessional
Excellence” simulation battle.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible for the 2015 National Team you must be a
current third or forth year student, and you must be
able to be in Regina, SK from January 25th- 31st 2015.
You must be able to attend all conference, and simulation days.
What does the team
Members are responsible for preparing an argument for a live
debate in front of attendees of the national conference. Successful candidates will be notified and
will be given more details on the topics being debated. Members will be
responsible for researching the chosen topic prior to arrival to the
conference. While at the conference, the team will meet and compile their
information into a formal debate format. The team will present on Thursday
Furthermore the National Team will be participating in the Inspire Interdisciplinary Excellence
simulation battle. Students will be pared with students from other health
disciplines to take part in a high equity simulation experience. This friendly
competition will be taking place on Monday January 26th 2015.
What do I get in
In exchange for their participation on the national team,
members will be reimbursed for their travel and accommodation expenses.
Conference registration fees will also be covered by the CNSA. This year
members of the National Team will take part in a preconference
interdisciplinary project-based learning simulation battle. As well members of
the National Team will receive free scrubs and gift cards. In order to ensure
full reimbursement, members must abide by the guidelines for National Team,
which are posted on CNSA website.
How do I apply?
Applications are available on the national conference page
of the CNSA website. The application may be downloaded filled out and sent back
to the National Conference Planning Committee. A reference letter from a
clinical instructor or lab instructor must be emailed directly to the National
Team Director with the name of the applicant in the subject box. Please note
any reference letters received directly from an applicant will not be
considered. Applications must be received by the December 15th, 2014 1200 EST to be considered.
Click below to download the application forms:
National Team Application Form English (PDF)
National Team Application Form French (PDF)
Send applications to email@example.com
2015 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
CNSA Scholarly Showcase and Leader of Tomorrow
Breanne Bencharski - A Personal Touch: One families journey to the end (Oral)
Brittany Allen - The Teach In: Fostering Connections in Nursing Practice (Oral)
Camille Legris - Les besoins d’apprentissage et le processus d’orientation des nouveaux précepteurs : L’utilisation de la simulation (Poster)
Chantal Singh - Involving Students in Health Informatics (Oral)
Janson Chan - Leader of Tomorrow - Autism Teenage Partnership (Poster)
Jillian Wilmont - Avoiding a Digital Identity Crisis: A New Nurse’s Guide to Using Social Media in Professional Practice (Oral)
Krista Sferrazza - Transitions from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to Adult Mental Health Services (Poster)
Mitchell Vong - What do we know about the concept of patient safety in older adults with mental health challenges? (Poster)
Natalie Wiebe - Satisfaction with Epilepsy Care: A Systematic Review (Poster)
Paisly Symenuk - Beyond Professions and Borders: Learning to Work Together Outside The Classroom To Achieve Excellence in Care (Poster)
Pam Rice - Authentic Research Relationships in Indigenous Contexts (Poster), The Experience, Perceptions, and Feelings of Aboriginal Nursing Students Pursuing and Persisting in Undergraduate Education (Oral), Building Research Capacity in Aboriginal Nursing: The Case of Mentorship (Oral)
Pavneet Singh Kalkat and Ioana Golubovici - Nursing Student Empowerment in Clinical Placements (Oral)
Sheren Anwar Siani - Preliminary finding: Maternal experience on performing repeated skin-to-skin care as a procedural pain management in preterm neonates (Poster)
Victoria Morgan - Nursing Research: A students’ perspective (Oral)
Presentation: Paper presentation will consist of a 40 minute oral presentation
with 10 minutes allowed for questions
Presentation: Posters will be displayed for five days. (January 27- 31st).
It is strongly encouraged that presenters be available to be present at their
posters for a half an hour each day it is on display. Times will be available
on the schedule.
On a case-by-case basis the selection, the committee will consider other forms
of presentations such as interviews, videos, etc.
Page last updated: January 15, 2015
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