Canadian Association for Rural and Remote Nursing
A National Organization for Rural Nursing - an idea whose time has come!
From time to time, Canadian rural nurses have discussed the possibility of creating a national interest group for rural and remote nurses. In 2002, a group of Canadian nurses with an interest in rural and remote nursing determined that work needed to be done to make this possibility a reality. It was proposed that a logical way to organize would be through the emerging group membership structure of the Canadian Nurses Association. Over the course of two years, the small group of nurses implemented a variety of strategies to connect with rural and remote nurses across Canada to assess and generate interest with nurse colleagues for a national group that would connect nurses practicing in rural and remote settings.
Debi Matias: Membership Coordinator
Barb Shellian: President