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One of the top priorities of CPCNA is to support its Members in their professional growth. Throughout the year, we will offer educational resources and opportunities based on the Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Competencies for Nurses (to be released in early 2021) and the Hospice and Palliative Care Competencies from CNA.

Attending these events can support hours for certification in Hospice and Palliative Care with CNA, and may also be eligible  to support your regulatory Continuing Competency activities (check with your local practice regulator).

Upcoming webinars:

Select events are free for Members and at a minimal cost for Non-members. 

Past webinars:

Members of CPCNA have free access to recordings of previous webinars. Recordings remain available for a minimum of 90 days. 

We also aim to support nurses seeking initial or renewal of certification in hospice palliative care nursing through the Canadian Nurses Association. These series are in the development phase. More information should be available in the coming months. Stay tuned!


  • We are seeking suggestions from membership on topics or speakers most relevant to your practice. Click here to submit your suggestion

Information shared in these events:

  • is for education purposes only and not meant to replace best-practice guidelines, site policies and procedures or critical clinical judgment.

  •  reflect the experiences and expertise of the individual presenters and may not reflect the views of CPCNA.

We facilitate study groups and education for those pursuing certification with the Canadian Nursing Association. Click on the link below for more information. 


CPCNA offers links to tools and education to prepare for writing the CNA Hospice Palliative Care Certification Exam. Below are links to the CNA Certification Exam Competencies and various resources to help you prepare for the exam. 

Hospice Palliative Care Certification

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