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Paediatric Nursing Certification Information 

The first Pediatric examination will be available for registration June 27 to September 30, 2019. You can register for the exam by going to the CNA website: https://cna-aiic.ca/certification/get-certified/application-process

This site will provide you with information to prepare for the exam: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/-/media/cna/page-content/pdf-fr/blueprint-for-the-pediatric-nursing-certification-exam.pdf?la=en&hash=13A98C837412B893028DFE0F2E9751D53F753CA4

To obtain your 20% CAPN membership discount for the exam, email Bonnie Fleming-Carroll (President) at bonnie.fleming-carroll@sickkids.ca or Karen Breen-Reid (Finance officer) at karen.breen-reid@sickkids.ca. 

Links to Educational Resources

About Kids Health:  https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/

Canadian Paediatric Society:  https://www.cps.ca/ 

Pediatric Nursing Specialty Certification: Exam Prep Workshop

This one day intensive workshop will prepare participants to be successful in writing the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Pediatric Nursing Specialty Certification Exam. You will learn from a faculty of highly experienced pediatric nurses. This course addresses exam preparation approaches and skills and key areas covered in the exam blue print including Professional Practice, Leadership and Advocacy, Child and Family Centred Care, Growth and Development, Pediatric Nursing Process, Promotion of Well-Being and Prevention of Illness and Injury, Common Pediatric Illnesses and Conditions, Common Pediatric Emergencies, Children with Medical Complexity, Genetic and Congenital Conditions, Palliative Care, Mental Health and Substance Use, Pain, Transitions in Care. Content will be geared to preparing you to be confident and successful in writing the exam. This course is open to any Registered Nurses working with children and families preparing to write the CNA Pediatric Certification Exam. 

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Describe where to focus their exam preparation by helping to identify areas that need further study prior to writing the certification exam.
  • Enhance content knowledge and approaches to problem solving.
  • Develop successful strategies for answering multiple choice questions to increase confidence.
  • Interpret the pediatric nursing standards, pediatric nursing competencies, and examination blueprint

Workshop Participants will receive:

  • One full day of live presentations
  • Opportunity to engage with expert faculty
  • List of priority information and key resources
  • A light breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch will be provided.

Sunday, October 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time

This is the day before the PedNIG  Pediatric Update Symposium http://www.pednig.ca/pednig-events/


The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street
Toronto M4A 1O4

Cost: $60 per person.

Register for the Exam Prep Workshop through this link       http://www.cvent.com/d/hyqsq3

CAPN AGM Information

CAPN Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held at the Children's Healthcare Canada Conference in Ottawa December 9, 2019. Please join us at the conference.


For more information about the AGM, please email Bonnie Fleming-Carroll (President) at bonnie.fleming-carroll@sickkids.ca or Karen Breen-Reid (Finance officer) at karen.breen-reid@sickkids.ca. 

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