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CAPWHN cares about
women's health across
the continuum.
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CAPWHN promotes excellence in
nursing practice, leadership,
education, and research!
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CAPWHN supports
evidence-informed
practice.

LEADING EXCELLENCE IN PERINATAL AND WOMEN’S HEALTH NURSING IN CANADA

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The Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN) represents women’s health, obstetric and newborn nurses from across Canada. CAPWHN aims to promote excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education, and research in the areas of perinatal and women’s health care.

WHAT’S NEW

Next CAPWHN Webinar:

Sweet and Sour: Hypoglycemia in the Newborn

Thursday June 18, 2020 at 1400 EDT.

Register

Suggestions for the Care of the Perinatal Population – Updated March 25, 2020

The CAPWHN Clinical Practice Committee has updated its suggestions for the care of the perinatal population. The updated version dated March 25, 2020 contains changes to the following sections:

  • Added recommendations for resuscitation
  • Added recommendations for early discharge and follow-up
  • Added recommendations for nitrous oxide

We encourage you to share this document with your colleagues.

Nurse writing notes near sunny windowStay current with the CAPWHN community!

The February 2020 (Issue 2) News Briefs has been posted. Click on the “More Info” box below for the latest news.

 

Members keep us current with news that impacts perinatal and women’s healthcare nursing. Do you have news that we should be sharing? Send it to our office so we can review and post it. Include an image, complete details and your contact information.

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Learn from insightful seminars and enjoy the camaraderie of networking with your peers. Join us in Winnipeg, MB from September 23-25, 2021.

 

Stay tuned for the 2021 conference Call for Abstracts!

CAPWHN Excellence in Leadership and Emerging Leader Award icons Annual CAPWHN Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 CAPWHN Award Winners!

Emerging Leader Award: Rachel Ollivier

Excellence in Leadership Award: Dr. Nicole Letourneau

 

Consider nominating a colleague for the 2020 or 2021 CAPWHN Awards. The 2021 recipients will be recognized at the CAPWHN Annual Clinical, Education, Research Conference in Winnipeg, MB on September 23-25, 2021.

New Career Opportunity Posted – May 2, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

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Find great staff, or a great job!

Whether you are looking for the ideal recruit or searching for a new job, take advantage of the CAPWHN member network.

Network

Link with colleagues for ideas, innovation, problem-solving, career opportunities and more...

Education

Continue learning with monthly webinars, annual conference, abstracts and more...

Leadership

Make a difference locally and nationally with CAPWHN’s committees, advocacy and more...

Learn more about these and other membership benefits…

CAPWHN is grateful to the many organizations that support our efforts

to improve perinatal and women’s health care in Canada.

CAPWHN Community

CAPWHN Community - Featured Volunteer
Volunteer

Who should we feature?

We’ll feature a different volunteer every quarter,
and we want your input. Email us with your recommendation. Include
your contact info and theirs too.

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Member

Who should we feature?

We’ll feature a different member every quarter,
and we want your input. Email us with your recommendation. Include
your contact info and theirs too.

CAPWHN Community - Featured Sponsor
Sponsor

Coming soon.

We’ll feature a different sponsor every quarter,
learning about their interest in perinatal and women’s health and involvement with CAPWHN.

TESTIMONIALS

Tweets by @CAPWHN

4 weeks ago
Wishing all moms a very happy #MothersDay!
1 month ago
Congrats @DrLoriBrotto! https://t.co/Aa6xxAxVeE
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UBC Sexual Health Research 🏳️‍🌈 @ubcshr
. @DrLoriBrotto has received a UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award for 2019! She is one of three faculty members to receive this award. We are incredibly proud & honoured to have her as our director! Read the @UBCmedicine piece for more: https://t.co/qg6jVATBG4 https://t.co/vn0QCuDiFg