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Canadian Neonatal Nursing Certification Exam Preparation Workshop - HAMILTON
McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences - Room HSC 3H41
October 01, 2018 to October 01, 2018
0800 - 1630
 
 
 
This one-day workshop will be a case-based learning opportunitiy incorporating the new Canadian Neonatal Nursing Competencies to help support nurses preparing to write the Canadian Neonatal Nursing Specialty Certification Exam. Upon completion of the workshop, the learner will be able to identify gaps in knowledge and areas for further study.
 
Workshops are open to anyone interested in the opportunity to integrate current neonatal knowledge in an interactive and engaging format but does not replace exam preparation. Participants are expected to have previously studied all exam components (Exam Blueprint and Specialty Competencies) if planning to write the exam in November 2018.
 
This workshop is open to anyone interested in neonatal education (do not need to be writing the exam).
 
COST (WORKSHOP FEE):
 
$50 + tax for CANN members
$60 + tax for non-members
Payable upon registration
 
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Refunds of registration fees, less a $20 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Monday, September 24, 2018. No refunds will be issued after this date. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute someone in your place. All cancellation and substitution requests must be submitted in writing by email to registration@neonatalcann.ca. Refunds will be processed after the workshop.
 
DIRECTIONS TO ROOM HSC 3H41:
 
From the underground parking garage: Take the red elevators to the 3rd floor. Walk to the purple section, past the purple elevators to the end of the hall. Turn left and go through the double doors. The room will be on your left.
 
From the purple elevators: Turn right off the elevators on the 3rd floor and walk to the end of the hall. Turn left and go through the double doors. The room will be on your left.
 
DIRECTIONS TO THE HOSPITAL: Google Map
 
McMaster Children's Hospital (Health Sciences Centre)
Room HSC 3H41
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario  L8N 3Z5
 
Travelling from the east/Toronto area: Take the Main West exit off the 403 Westbound. Turn left at the lights onto Main Street West. Turn right into the hospital and follow the signs to visitor parking.
 
Travelling from the west: Take the Aberdeen exit off the 403 Eastbound. Turn left onto Longwood Road and left onto Main Street West. Turn right into the hospital and follow the signs to visitor parking.
 
PARKING:
 
Visitor parking is available underground at the hospital.
 
FOOD AND SNACKS:
 
Available for purchase:
 
Corner Cafe – main (2nd) floor
Cafeteria and Williams – 1st floor
 
COURSE FACILITATORS:
 
Amy Wright, BScN, MScN, PhD (c)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
President, CANN Board of Directors
 
Joanne Doucette, BScN, MScN
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
CANN Member
 
June 1 – September 10: Application window to write or renew by exam
November 1 – 15: Exam window
November 1: Deadline to renew by continuous learning
 
 
 
 
The vast majority of CNA-certified nurses renew their credential through the continuous learning option, which requires you to accumulate 100 CL hours related to your nursing practice specialty over the five-year term.
 
Track your learning: The easiest way for you to track your CL hours is by using the CNA form – Continuous Learning for Certification Renewal: Activities and Competencies. It is a convenient way to log your activities as you complete them. At the end of your five-year term, you submit your CL activities as part of your renewal application.
 
Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the activity guidelines – click here.