Family practice /primary care nurses often within interdisciplinary teams in collaboration other healthcare providers. CFPNA provides a community to link with other nurses locally and nationally to share resources, education, network, and address practice issues. CFPNAs vision is “to provide a national voice for nurses in primary care through leadership, mentorship and fostering expertise”. We represent all nurses across Canada including LPN/RPN, RN, and NP. When scope of practice is addressed it is usually done so at the level of RN practice, but our resources and educational opportunities are relevant to all family practice and primary care providers.
Please join or renew your membership with CFPNA today. Low membership fee of only $20! We partner with provincial organizations to simplify the registration process. If you are a member of the Family Practice Nurses Association of Nova Scotia, Primary Care Nurses of Ontario, Manitoba Primary Care Nurses Association or Alberta Primary Care Nurses Association you are already a CFPNA member and can enjoy these member benefits.
Member Benefits Include:
Access to up to date clinical practice resources and educational opportunities.
Quarterly newsletter focused on family practice/primary care nursing activities taking place across the country.
Biennial CFPNA Conference provides excellent professional development and networking opportunity.
Opportunities to participate in national and international research studies.CFPNA represents members on a variety of committees addressing current issues in healthcare. Recent examples are working groups with CNA on medical assistance in dying and cannabis legalization, and with CFPC on their patient medical home steering committee.
Have your voice heard! Become a member and share your thoughts and concerns. Your provincial representative or the Member-at-Large is your conduit to the CFPNA Executive Committee.
How to Join
Connect with your local association:
Alberta Primary Care Nurses Association- firstname.lastname@example.org
Manitoba Primary Care Nurses Association- https://www.mpcna.ca/
Primary Care Nurses of Ontario- http://www.ofpn.ca/
Family Practice Nurses Association of Nova Scotia- https://fpnans.ca/
Or visit the CFPNA website to join directly- https://www.cfpna.ca/
Chrissy Rowan, RN CDE BN student NP