Do you want to feel more connected to your professional cardiovascular nursing community?
Become a member of the CCCN!

The CCCN is an organization dedicated to advancing cardiovascular nursing through leadership, professional education, advocacy, health promotion, research, knowledge translation, and excellent membership services. CCCN members have the following benefits/opportunities, including, but not limited to:

  • being part of the only collective voice of cardiovascular nursing in Canada.
  • demonstrating your commitment to cardiovascular nursing and raising your professional profile.
  • being a formal mentor or receiving mentorship through CCCN’s “The Courage Within” Mentorship Program.
  • having joint memberships with the following organizations:
    • Canadian Heart Failure Society
    • Canadian Hearth Rhythm Society
    • Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • having access to current and past electronic issues of the Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (CJCN), the Council’s peer-reviewed, and only national journal of cardiovascular nursing.
  • having access to the Standards for Cardiovascular Nursing Practice.
  • receiving the Cardiovascular Weekly e-newsletters and other monthly communications relevant to cardiovascular nursing in Canada.
  • having access to the CCCN Website, with resources for professional development and patient teaching, as well as clinical practice resources.
  • having reduced registration fees for CCCN conferences.
  • participating in the development of position statements.
  • having access to educational assistance in preparation for writing the CNA exam in CV nursing with CCCN’s certification study guide.
  • being eligible for continuous learning activities toward renewal of CNA Cardiovascular Certification.
  • being eligible for the CCCN membership recognition awards: Research Excellence Award in Cardiovascular Nursing, Health Promotion and Advocacy Excellence Award in Cardiovascular Nursing, Lynne Childs Clinical Excellence Award in Cardiovascular Nursing, Mae Gallant Leadership Excellence Award in Cardiovascular Nursing.
  • liaising with the Canadian Nurses Association and volunteer as an exam development subject matter expert.
  • having access to informative monthly webinars and quarterly on-line Ask the Expert sessions.
  • having access to assistance with abstract writing and developing research ideas.
  • having voting privileges at the CCCN Annual General Meeting, to shape the direction of cardiovascular nursing in Canada.
  • having access and support for professional development opportunities by presenting locally and nationally and publishing in our peer-reviewed journal.
  • having chances to win prizes during membership recruitment and engagement activities.
  • networking with cardiovascular nurse experts across the country in various sub-specialties.
  • applying for available CCCN research grants.
  • volunteering on national and local CCCN committees.
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Please note that the above member benefits are only available to active/current CCCN members.


Are you a CCCN member who wants to become more involved shaping the future of cardiovascular nursing in Canada?
Become a CCCN Board member!

The CCCN Board of Directors receives its authority from the membership and on their behalf governs the organization, sets policy and strategic direction/imperatives and manages its business affairs. In addition to CCCN member benefits, CCCN Board of Directors members have the following benefits/opportunities, including, but not limited to:

  • being an active voice of cardiovascular nursing in Canada.
  • being involved in national decision making related to cardiovascular nursing, influencing both health care practices and the professional development of cardiovascular nurses in Canada.
  • being part of a national body that writes and sets the National Standards for Cardiovascular Nursing in Canada.
  • having enhanced networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
  • liaising with other health care/cardiovascular related committees/special interest groups, and/or initiatives.
  • having expenses paid for attendance at annual in-person BOD meeting typically held the day prior to National Conference & AGM, including travel, meal per diem and lodging.
  • having cardiovascular career/curriculum vitae building opportunities as a member of a national board.