Community Health Nurses: Leaders for a healthy Canada
CHNC is a national organization for community health registered nurses to advance practice and to improve the health of Canadians.
The Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) identify the following values as ideals which help to define and guide the organization.
CHNC believes health is a human right for all Canadians and health care requires a balance of health promotion and illness care.
CHNC believes leadership is a requirement for system change and fundamental to supporting community health nursing practice.
CHNC believes in the importance of engaging the voice of all populations so they are full partners in determining approaches to health and wellness.
CHNC believes social justice is foundational to health equity and central to community health nursing practice.