A partnership between the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Nurses Association.


Research Poster Award - Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology

Tara Abdul-Fatah, MScN graduate in 2020 from the University of Ottawa (supervisor Dr Wendy Gifford) won the Research Poster Award at the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO/ACIO 2020) virtual symposium November 6-8th 2020 for a poster presentation based on her thesis titled: A nurse navigator’s experience in supporting Indigenous patients and families living with cancer (Tara Abdul-Fatah, Carolyn Roberts, Gwen R Barton, Roanne Thomas, Wendy Gifford).

Publication - Canadian Nurses Association

Drs David Wright, Wendy Peterson and Wendy Gifford have developed a publication with the CNA to provide ethical decision-making guidance for nurses working on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.

Nurses' Ethical Considerations During a Pandemic

Advocacy Initiative - Canadian Nurses Foundation

The Canadian Nurses Foundation has launched a COVID-19 Fund to support nurses during the pandemic to:

  • Support Nurses TODAY
  • Provide mental health support for nurses during this COVID-19 pandemic
  • Help provide nurses with the evidence, skills and training they need to navigate Covid-19 safer and more quickly for all of us
  • Develop and share best practices for future pandemics
  • Explore and support new research in critical care and pandemic response


Please click on the link below for more information:


Notice of Advocacy Initiatives

We wish everyone safety in this critical time and thank you for doing your part to care of patients, families and communities.

During the COVID-19 crisis, we will be posting notices of different advocacy initiatives that you may be interested in supporting.

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