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Canadian Community Health Nursing: Professional Practice Model & Standards of Practice - Revised March 2011
This publication describes the components of the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) professional practice model and the standards of practice for community health nurses in Canada. Canadian community health nurses and experts from all practice areas participated in a number of consultative processes to develop the model and the standards. (See Appendix A - Methodology: Development of the Practice Model and Standards of Practice). The Community Health Nurses of Canada will regularly review the components of the professional practice model and the standards of practice and expects to make revisions as community health and nursing knowledge develops further. 

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Canadian Community Health Nursing Professional Practice Model & Standards of Practice

This publication describes the components of the CHNC professional practice model and the standards of practice for community health nurses in Canada.
Revised March 2011
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Glossary: Supplement to the Canadian Community Heath Nursing Professional Practice Model and Standards of Practice - March 2011

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Home Health Nursing Competencies – March 5, 2010
Home Health Nursing Competencies are the integrated knowledge, skills, judgement and attributes required of a nurse working in home health to practice safely and ethically. Attributes include, but are not limited to attitudes, values and beliefs (adapted from Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics, 2008)1.

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Home Health Nursing Competencies Version 1.0 March 2010

Home Health Nursing Competencies are the integrated knowledge, skills, judgement and attributes required of a nurse working in home health to practice safely and ethically.
March, 2010
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The Public Health Nursing Discipline Specific Competencies Version 1.0
Public Health Nursing Competencies are the integrated knowledge, skills, judgement and attributes required of a public health nurse to practice safely and ethically. Attributes include, but are not limited to attitudes, values and beliefs. (Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics, 2008)

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Public Health Nursing Discipline Specific Competencies Version 1.0

Public Health Nursing Competencies are the integrated knowledge, skills, judgment and attributes required of a public health nurse to practice safely and ethically.
May 2009
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Publications 2015

Leadership Competencies for Public Health Practice in Canada: Leadership Competency Statements Version 1.0
The leadership competency statements describe the foundational leadership competencies required to support public health practice in Canada. These multidisciplinary competencies are relevant to any level of position within an organization. Mapped to the LEADS framework, they are intended to complement the core public health competencies (PHAC, 2008) and discipline specific competencies. 
 
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Leadership Competencies for Public Health Practice in Canada: Leadership Competency Statements Version 1.0

The leadership competency statements describe the foundational leadership competencies required to support public health practice in Canada.
June, 2015
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LCPHPC: Environmental Scan Executive Summary

Leadership Competencies for Public Health Practice in Canada - Environmental Scan Executive Summary
April, 2015

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Leadership Competencies for Public Health Practice in Canada: Environmental Scan

Part of an interdisciplinary effort between CHNC in partnership with CIPHI and MPHMN to develop leadership competencies for public health practice in Canada (LCPHPC).

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LCPHPC: Knowledge Translation Work Plan

Leadership Competencies for Public Health Practice in Canada - Knowledge Translation Work Plan

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LCPHPC: Organizational Readiness Assessment Tool

Leadership Competencies for Public Health Practice in Canada - Organizational Readiness Assessment Tool
A survey test to determine organizational readiness
2015

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Publications 2014

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Position Statement: Community Health Nursing Education

CHNC position statement
2014

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Entry-to-Practice Public Health Nursing Competencies for Undergraduate Nursing Education click here (external link)

Publications 2013

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Blueprint for Action for Community Health Nursing in Canada handout

Quick reference sheet on the Blueprint for Action for Community Health Nursing in Canada

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Canadian Community Health Nursing Professional Practice Model

Model of practice for CHNC
2013

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Centre of Excellence and Leadership Consultation Report

This is a Summary Report of the CHNC Centre of Excellence (CoE) and Leadership consultation that took place on June 17, 2013 at the 7th Annual Community Health Nursing Conference in Kelowna, British Columbia.

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Public Health Nursing Leadership Development in Canada

This report includes a literature scan and a pilot survey of the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) Board members and members of CHNC standing committees.

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Publications 2012

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Public Health Nursing: Primary Prevention of Chronic Diseases

A report on the prevention of chronic diseases

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Publications 2011

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Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice (CCHN Standards) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation (2011)

PPT presentation supporting nurse to utilize the standards of practice and promote implementation within an organization

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A Blueprint For Action For Community Health Nursing in Canada

The Blueprint for Action for Community Health Nursing in Canada outlines a national framework and action plan for the current and future development of community health nursing in Canada.
Release 1.1
2014

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Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) National Expert Commission

Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC): Brief in Response to the CNA National Expert Commission Call for Submissions.
2011

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Standards of Practice in Community Health Nursing: A Literature Review Undertaken to Inform Revisions to the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice

This literature review was undertaken to inform a review and revisions to the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice.

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Publications 2010

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Quality Community Health Nursing Clinical Placements for baccalaureate nursing students

Guidelines for quality community health nursing clinical placements for baccalaureate nursing students

Developed by the CASN Sub-Committee on Public Health

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Une synthèse des rapports sur les soins infirmiers en santé communautaire au Canada

A Synthesis of Canadian Community Health Nursing Reports (French)

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A Synthesis of Canadian Community Health Nursing Reports

Recommendations and findings of eight reports addressing community health nursing issues were synthesized to identify relevant themes, gaps, and areas of convergence. The reports included a literature review; descriptive qualitative and
quantitative studies of community health nursing and nursing education; and an environmental scan.

2010

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Communities of Practice Report March 15, 2010

This report is in three parts:
- Process and evaluation of educational package
- Process and evaluation of self-care management resources
- Recommendations on website access

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Canadian Nurses Association’s Social Justice Work with the Community Health Nurses of Canada

Assessment of Current CHNC Programs, Policies and Products Using the CNA Social Justice Gauge. Project 1 Report

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Competencies for Home Health Nursing: A Literature Review

This review was conducted to inform the development of practice competencies for registered nurses working in home health care. The selection of literature was restricted to content which focused exclusively on home health practice competencies or alluded to specific home health nursing competencies through detailed descriptions of practice, orientation, education or outcomes.
March, 2010

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Les infirmières en santé communautaire se font entendre!

Environmental scan
(French)
March 2010

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Environmental scan: CHNs speak out!

Key Findings from an Environmental Scan about the Future of Community Health Nursing in Canada

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Literature Review: Practice Models in Community Health Nursing

This literature review was conducted to provide a foundation for the review of the Canadian Community Health Nursing Practice Model.
2010

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Development of Home Health Nursing Competencies in Canada

Expert review to reach consensus on development of Home Health Nursing
Competencies Version 1.0.
2010

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Public Health Community Health Nursing Practice in Canada: Roles and Activities

This booklet describes public health/community health nursing practice in Canada.
It focuses on these essential functions:
- public health,
- health promotion,
- disease and injury prevention,
- health protection,
- health surveillance,
- population health assessment, and
- emergency preparedness and response.

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Publications 2009

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Community Health Nursing Vision 2020: Shaping the Future

A look at the future role of community health nursing as the Canadian health care system changes.

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Final Report on Model of Communities of Practice 2009

This final report is to bring together the key elements in using the community of practice approach in community health nursing settings.
March 31, 2009

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Public Health Nursing Discipline Specific Competencies Version 1.0 Report

A literature review to achieve consensus on the development of the discipline specific competencies for public health nurses.
The “ version 1.0 ” designation is intended to imply that the PHN competencies will evolve and change over time, as nursing and public health practice knowledge evolves.
2009

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Publications 2008

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Public Health Nursing Practice In Canada: A Review of the Literature

This project examines, 1) the process of developing discipline-specific competencies for public health nursing through a review of the literature, 2) as well as the practice of public health nurses in Canada through a systematic review of the literature and environmental scan.
May 26, 2008

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Publications 2007

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Competencies and Standards: In a Public Health context, what is the difference?

Discussion paper examining the differences and relationship between the terms, ‘competencies’ and ‘standards’.
April 20, 2007

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Resources and Tools

Child Growth Charts - WHO 2010 in Canada click here
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Integrating Public Health Nursing Competencies into Practice March 2011

Power point presentation

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Integrating Home Health Nursing Competencies into Practice March 2011

Power point presentation

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Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice Toolkit

This Toolkit has been developed to support the integration and use
of the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice by
practice organizations and nursing educational institutions

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