Association Benefits Overview and Update

Mary Smith, exectuve director provides an update on the Association for 2018, discusses membership renewal for 2019, and shares what's on the horizon for you as a member.

Get an update on existing member benefits and learn about new ones!

Association membership offers significant value at a bundled price.

Your fee includes all the benefits of three memberships – the Association, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), and professional liability protection through the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) at a discounted rate. 

Association membership includes:

  • Discounts on products and services through our Perks for Nurses Program
  • Access to programs like the Emerging Leaders Network
  • Member rates for educational opportunities such as Education Days
  • Access to professional development series including webinars which will be available through our member portal at any time
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Networking events
  • The Association’s monthly eNews
  • Your voice heard and valued at member forums, through our website and social media platforms
  • A voice advocating on behalf of the profession with government and partners
  • Celebration of nursing excellence through Nursing Week, the Professional Nursing Awards, student medals of excellence and the Centennial Legacy Scholarship
  • Networking
  • Connection with specialty groups
  • Strong relationships and members voice with other nursing groups in the province
  • Support groups and systems

As a member of the Association you also have an opportunity to share your voice, knowledge and expertise to further our profession, support other nurses and influence change on social and health issues that matter to nurses.

Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) professional liability protection

Included in your Association membership

All registered nurses in Manitoba on a practicing register, including graduate nurses, are required to have professional liability protection from CNPS. As a Practising member of the Association, you get the professional liability protection you need at a discounted rate. You also get access to many additional member benefits including:

  • Member education sessions
  • Education materials
  • Webinars
  • Customized webinars exclusive to Association members
CNPS provides legal advice and risk management services, professional liability protection and legal assistance to eligible registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) practising in Canada. CNPS legal assistance includes assistance with the defence of criminal proceedings arising from the practice of nursing.

Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)

Included in your Association membership

CNA is a powerful, unified voice for Canada’s registered nurses. Through your Association membership you are a member of CNA and have access to a wealth of benefits including:

  • Canadian Nurse magazine nine times per year
  • The latest CNA and nursing news with the CNA Now e-Update
  • More than 100 nursing publications, including toolkits and other specialized documents
  • Access to library of over 2,000 e-books
  • The Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses and accompanying learning modules
  • Evidence-based position statements developed by subject experts
  • Political action tools that will get your voice heard on key health issues
  • Discounts on the CNA Certification Program
  • Special access and member rates for continuing education courses
  • Webinars
  • Exclusive third-party savings