News and Events for Foot Care Nurses in Canada
updated May, 2013
Greetings from the President of CAFCN:
It is my pleasure to be sending you my final greetings as the outgoing President of CAFCN. It has been my privilege to serve in this capacity and I look forward to moving on so new ideas and leadership can be developed.
I am proud of what we have accomplished to date and while there is much to do I know we are on the right road. It takes commitment of all of our members to develop the foot care nurses association and we should be proud of what has happened to date.
Over the past three years I have had the privilege of meeting many dedicated foot care nurses who willingly share their expertise with others. I have attended conferences and saw first hand how dedicated nurses are to education and the delivery of Best Practice to the care of the clients/patients.
As nurses we are working with the public and are responsible for the care of our clients. It is important that each of us continue to learn and develop knowledge that provides the safety of all. Therefore, each of us RN/ LPN/RPN’s must continue to work to our full scope of practice.
In closing, I wish continued success to the association and may we continue to grow and take an active role in developing the nursing foot care role.
Mary Mackay, President, CAFCN
May 9, 2013
For Provincial Advisors
For some time now we, the executive have wanted to have a teleconference with the provincial advisors to help us all understand where we are and work on CAFCN goals. We would like to target the new year as a start date.
Our goal is to have a teleconference with each group (western, central and eastern) every 3 months (and in between if needed). The 2012 budget had allocated $350.00 for communications. We will send out a request for agenda items a few weeks before the meeting and ask someone to record the meeting, which we hope to post on the CAFCN members only page of the CAFCN website.
We understand that nurses work shiftwork and have family activities so in the hope of making planning easier, these meeting will occur on the second Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:00pm local time. We hope that your schedule can accommodate this, if you are unavailable to be on the teleconference, the minutes will be posted and you are certainly encouraged to be in contact with your counterparts.
We look forward to speaking with each of you.
BC, AB, SK, MB
NS, PEI, NB, NFL
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