The BC Nurses' Union is pleased to sponsor BCNU student nurse members from each of our 16 regions to attend the following events listed below.
Applications will be scored and ranked based on submissions, this may include previous involvement with BCNU and a description of why you would like to attend the event.
In order to be eligible for conference sponsorships, you must be a nursing student in British Columbia, and you must be registered as a BCNU student member. If you are not yet a BCNU student member, please
The BC Nurses’ Union invited student nurse members to apply for our upcoming Annual Convention, held Nov. 2 - 4, 2022 in Vancouver.
Each year delegates and observers from across the province come together and discuss the business of the union. It is an opportunity for students to connect with other student nurses, future colleagues and learn more about the workings of the union. BCNU sponsors one student from each of our 16 regions to attend Convention.
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The BCNU Human Rights and Equity conference offers an opportunity to explore some of the significant social and political issues. The conference brings nursing colleagues together to engage in dialogue on these and other related issues and to reflect collectively on how we can shape our future as nurses, health-care workers and union activists.
BCNU hosted a number of online
Nursing Professional Practice Workshops featuring local and global experts on a variety of themes.
These events do not require students to submit an application form. Students are registered alongside regular members on a first-come, first-served basis.
BCNU is sponsoring one student from each of the 16 regions to attend the CNSA National Conference from Jan. 22-25, 2023. The conference will be held in Ottawa and the theme is Advocacy: Advocating for the Future of Healthcare.
Sponsorship will include funding to cover the conference registration fee and travel accommodations.
All sponsored students who attend the conference will be required to submit a 250-word summary or a one to three minute video detailing a conference workshop they attended. These may be featured in BCNU print or electronic marketing materials, such as the website, social media and the BCNU Update magazine.
Competition closes Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 at 1600 PST.
The October 28 - 31, 2021 CNSA Western Prairie Regional Conference theme was Building Nurses Self-Care and Resilience and featured engaging workshops to help soon-to-be nurses learn valuable coping skills. The conference was organized by nursing students at Thompson Rivers University and was focused on having more workshops with fewer guest speakers, so that participants could learn new skills.
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