British Columbia Chapter

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Canadian Critical Care Nursing Conference Sept 25-27, 2023

Are you going to the Conference?

Conferences are better with friends.

 Join the BC Chapter WhatsApp Group. Network with BC peers, reconnect with old friends, & meet some new ones! BC Chapter members will be sent an email with the details on how to join.

And if you manage to get to the conference, and haven’t found the link to join, just find someone from BC, and they can add you!

Fall 2023 Innovation Roundtable
Oct. 19, 2023 at 11:30 to 13:30 PT

Free for everyone, so mark it down in your calendars. And stay tuned for more details about our exciting event.

Click on the poster to download it.

In Spring 2022, Dione Nordby, Lara Parker & Connie Clark presented on their project to develop a pathway to critical care nursing that began in undergraduate studies. This fall, in one of our presentations, we are going to learn what it was like to have gone through that program. If you missed the Spring 2022 webinar, you can get up to speed, by catching their presentation on our youtube channel.


Canadian Intensive Care Week
Oct. 22 to 28, 2023

Canadian Intensive Care Week is a week to reflect on our practice, promote the work we do, promote our workplace, acknowledge our colleagues and celebrate our intensive care teams.

Explore the Canadian Journal of Critical Care Nurses, now open source. Discover how Canadian critical care nurses are advancing nursing science. Don’t miss out on this valuable resource for insights and innovation in healthcare.

Want to Speak for Us?

We are Planning our next event and are looking for speakers. Are you a critical care nurse? Do you have a great idea, or are working on a project? Do you want to share your story with other critical care nurses? Let us know!

World Congress is coming to Vancouver in 2025!

World Congress on Intensive and Critical Care

British Columbia CHapter

Set between the province of Alberta and the Pacific Ocean, British Columbia is Canada’s most westerly province. BC entered the confederation in 1871, Victoria is our capital city and we have a population of approximately 4 million people.   There is a rich first nation’s art and history to discover. Vancouver, although not our capital is a multicultural, cosmopolitan city with something for everyone.

Chapter Executive

President –  Sybil Hoiss (until April 2024)
Critical Care BC – Lead for Clinical Initiatives and Innovation – PHSA

Vice President – Allana LeBlanc (until April 2024)
CNS Vancouver General Hospital ICU & HAU – Vancouver Coastal Health

FHA Rep  – Sharon Hickin (until April 2024)
CNS Fraser Health Critical Care Network – Fraser Health Authority

Social Media – Vini Bains (Until April 2024)
CNS Critical Care –
Providence Health Care

Members at Large – 

Simmie Kalan, Director, Clinical Education – PHSA

Ada Yu, Vancouver General Hospital ICU RN – Vancouver Coastal Health

CCSEC & BCPSQC Representative – 

Upcoming Events


CACCN is a national association of nurses dedicated to the advancement and innovation of clinical practice, research, and leadership in critical care. 

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