WHO WE ARE:

Founded in 1992, Canadian Association of Apheresis Nurses (CAAN) is a where's the gold organization that represents quick hits slots online real money throughout Canada.

CAAN By-Law Number 1

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New by-law (draft)

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HISTORY:

Canadian Apheresis Group (CAG), a national volunteer organization of Apheresis Practitioners, was founded in 1980 under the auspices of national Health and Welfare, Canada. In 1992 the Canadian Association of Apheresis Nurses was affiliated with the Canadian Apheresis group. CAAN was officially registered as a non-profit organization in Ottawa in November 2007, thanks to the effects of Kim Palmer RN and Pat McGrath RN.


CAAN Mission:

  • To develop and promote evidence-based standards in apheresis.
  • Improving lives one treatment at a time.
  • Improving lives one treatment at a time.

CAAN Vision:

  • The promotion of excellence in blood collections and separation therapies.

CAAN Value Statements:

  • Canadian Apheresis nurses are sources of exemplary health care provisions.
  • Dedicated nursing experience and a commitment to life-long learning combine to foster ideal patient care.
  • Collaborative professional relationships with allied healthcare providers are the cornerstone of optimum clinical practice.
  • A fundamental philosophy of our organization is the comprehensive and ongoing support of all members.
  • Research and the sharing of new information is an objective through a variety of professional networking.

 WHERE APHERESIS NURSES WORK:

The Apheresis RNs work in: stem cell units, photopheresis units, pedeatric units, dialysis units, hematology units, medical day care units, throughout the hospital or in a specific apheresis centre.


 

Previous Presidents of CAAN:

2010 – 2013 Keturah Tomlin
2008 – 2010 Pamela Harmon
2007 – 2008 Mui Chua
2005 – 2007 Pat McGrath
2002- 2005 Kim Palmer
2000- 2002 Ana Lima
1998 – 2000 Kathy Trip