Gallery

The gallery showcases nurses:

  • participating in conferences and educational events

  • in their work environment

  • receiving a professional or health care team award

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Suturing

Suturing

Some Primary Care Nurses from British Columbia leaning how to suture on chicken thighs. Fun!

10th Anniversary CFPNA!

10th Anniversary CFPNA!

Celebrating 10 years of the CFPNA! A similar group photo was taken in Winnipeg at the Family Medical Forum in 2007. That was the first time the CFPNA founding members had a chance to pitch their idea of forming a National Association to the broader RN community. We never looked back!

The Power of the Collective Voice

The Power of the Collective Voice

Three of the founding members of CFPNA were reunited and asked to provide a motivational presentation to kick off the 2018 National Conference "Grass Roots" from left to right, April Mills (Wpg), Ann Alsaffar (Ottawa), Michelle Allard (Wpg).

Delegates from British Columbia!

Delegates from British Columbia!

This was the first time the Province of British Columbia had representation at a CFPNA national conference. Welcome!

Grass Roots 2018

Grass Roots 2018

Greetings by Chrissy Rowan, outgoing CFPNA President. Conference Theme "Grass Roots". Co-hosted with the Manitoba Primary Care Nurses Association. Held in Winnipeg April 27-29, 2018 at the Inn at the Forks. 50 delegates from almost every Province in Canada attended the three day event.

Delegates at CFPNA 2018 Conference

Delegates at CFPNA 2018 Conference

Grass Roots 2018, Inn at the Forks, Winnipeg

Key Note Speaker:  Wab Kinew

Key Note Speaker: Wab Kinew

Best selling author, CBC television host and leader of the Manitoba New Democratic Party and Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

Cancer & Sexuality

Cancer & Sexuality

Presented by Dr. A. Katz, RN, PhD at Grass Roots 2018

RN Prescribing

RN Prescribing

Presented by K. Braun, RN, BN, MN, NP at Grass Roots 2018

CFPNA/OFPN 2016 Ottawa Conference

CFPNA/OFPN 2016 Ottawa Conference

'Building Bridges' Conference. For the first time ever CFPNA joined a Provincial Chapter to co-host the National Conference and General Meeting. Many thanks to the Ontario Family Practice Nurses Association for all their hard work in helping to organize such a successful conference! Many thanks as well to our partners in industry who's generous contributions ensured the conference was affordable for all members

FMF 2015

FMF 2015

FMF 2015

FMF 2015

FMF 2014

FMF 2014

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta. CFPNA held their third educational event and general meeting. The conference theme was "Novice to Expert: The Journey". The venue was the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre in Calgary, Alberta. The event was well attended by an enthusiastic group of delegates!

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference (10)

CFPNA 2014 National Conference (10)

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

CFPNA 2014 National Conference

Calgary, Alberta

CNA Biennial Convention 2014

CNA Biennial Convention 2014

CNA Biennial Convention & Expert Debate Winnipeg 2014 CFPNA President, Michelle Allard, participating in an expert debate "Ramping up RNs in Primary Care".

CNA Biennial Convention 2014

CNA Biennial Convention 2014

CFPNA President, Michelle Allard, and CFPNA member, Patsy Smith, were asked to participate in an expert debate "Ramping up RNs in Primary Care". The event was moderated by Evan Solomon-CBC television broadcaster, journalist and author. Panellists had the opportuinity to explore the RN role as a solution to ensuring that Canadians recieve the best and most cost-effective health care possible. They had the ear of over 500 delegates in the room and additional delegates who tuned in via webcast.

CNA Biennial Convention 2014

CNA Biennial Convention 2014

CFPNA member, Patsy Smith, participating in an expert debate "Ramping up RNs in Primary Care".

Meeting with an MP for Nurses Week

Meeting with an MP for Nurses Week

Ottawa 2011. Ann Alsaffar, CFPNA President, had the opportunity to visit the office of re-elected Mauril Belanger, an MP from Vanier-Ottawa. He was happy to speak with Ann about the work of RNs in Family Practice and the concern that the RN may be disappearing from Primary Care/Family Practice and other areas and replaced by non-regulated nurses.

Canadian Nurses Foundation Gala

Canadian Nurses Foundation Gala

Ottawa, Ontario 2011. Ann Alsaffar, CFPNA President, an invited guest of TD Waterhouse, joined about 750 guests at the newly renovated Ottawa Congress Centre for the CNF gala soiree in tribute to the legacy of Florence Nightingale.

Canadian Nurses Foundation Gala

Canadian Nurses Foundation Gala

Ottawa, Ontario 2011.

FMF 2010 Vancouver, BC

FMF 2010 Vancouver, BC

Annie Dickson, CFPNA Membership Chair and Treasurer, represented our association at this year's FMF. She brought the association's new banner, which was put on display in the exhibitor's hall. Family practice/primary care nurses have had a booth and representation at the FMF since 2007

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

HALIFAX, JUNE 6, 2010 Teamwork at its best! With the CFPNA executive spread across four provinces and having had only two short years from receiving recognition from the CNA as an emerging group, the inaugural CFPNA conference and general meeting in our humble opinion was a huge success. The conference theme was "Illuminating Horizons: Advancing Family Practice Nursing". It brought together family practice/primary care nurses from all across Canada.

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference

CFPNA Inaugural Conference

Halifax, Nova Scotia

FMF 2009 Calgary, Alberta

FMF 2009 Calgary, Alberta

CFPNA Executive: (left to right)Annie Dickson, Marilyn Howlett, Patsy Smith, April Frego, Carol Todd, Michelle Allard, missing Ann Alsaffar

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

CFPNA Inaugural Conference 2010

Halifax, Nova Scotia

FMF 2009 Calgary, Alberta

FMF 2009 Calgary, Alberta

The most important task accomplished was the executive held a half day executive meeting to discuss the accomplishments of the association to date, participate in a visioning session which resulted in the development of a strategic plan for 2009-2010. Rest assured, the CFPNA executive are hard at work for their members.

FMF 2009 Calgary, Alberta

FMF 2009 Calgary, Alberta

Booth Display

FMF 2009 Calgary

FMF 2009 Calgary

Social Evening

FMF 2009 Calgary

FMF 2009 Calgary

Social Evening

FMF 2009 Calgary

FMF 2009 Calgary

Social Evening

FMF 2009 Calgary

FMF 2009 Calgary

CFPNA President, Ann Alsaffar with CFPNA Membership Chair, Michelle Allard

FMF 2009 Calgary

FMF 2009 Calgary

Michelle Allard & April Frego (CFPNA Education Chair) unwind after the FMF with a quick tour of Banff

g3-05-b

g3-05-b

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Our partners, The College of Family Physicians of Canada welcomed nurses working in family practice/primary care to participate in their Family Medical Forum. CFPNA collaborated with CNA with both a dessert reception for nursing participants at the FMF and a very successful booth in the exhibitors halls

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

FMF 2008

FMF 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

Emerging Group CFPN

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

Participants attending the OFPN conference in 2008 were invited to be a part of an open forum to discuss the progress made since 2006 by six nurses volunteering their time to establish a national association for family practice/primary care nurses. Ann Alsaffar shared a letter confirming that the group met the criteria for first-year financial assistance of $500.00 from the CNA as an Emerging Member group. A vote on a name for the group and elected the first executive of the CFPNA.

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

CFPNA Open Forum at the OFPN 2008

Toronto, Ontario 2008

CFPNA Officially an Emerging Group

CFPNA Officially an Emerging Group

In June 2008, Ann Alsaffar, CFPNA President, had the honor of receiving the certificate from Kaaren Neufeld, CNA President, to officially recongize the Canadian Family Practice Nurses Association as an Emerging Group. CFPNA became the 40th nursing association to receive emerging group status from the CNA.

Ann Alsaffar and Kaaren Neufeld

Ann Alsaffar and Kaaren Neufeld

In June 2008, Ann Alsaffar, CFPNA President, had the honor of receiving the certificate from Kaaren Neufeld, CNA President, to officially recongize the Canadian Family Practice Nurses Association as an Emerging Group. CFPNA became the 40th nursing association to receive emerging group status from the CNA.

FMF 2007

FMF 2007

Winnipeg, Manitoba 2007

FMF 2007

FMF 2007

Winnipeg, Manitoba 2007

FMF 2007

FMF 2007

At the FMF 2007, the CFPNA and CNA released a historic joint vision statement, a booth was set up in the exhibitor's hall speaking to the role of family practice/primary care nurses, and a social evening was hosted by the Winnipeg nurses that provided participants with the opportunity to show their support for an application to be submitted to the CNA to obtain official emerging group status.

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CFPNA 2014 National Conference (10)

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