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Quality Forum Meet-Up

If you are going to BCPSQC's 2022 Quality Forum being held in Vancouver on May 31 to June 2, 2020, (or even if you happen to be in the neighbourhood) ....
AND you are interested in meeting the BC Chapter of the CACCN, and get together with some critical care nurses, email us at learn more.

BC Chapter's 2022 Spring Roundtable

We held our "SPRING ROUNDTABLE" on May 12! We had 4 great presentations lined up! We learned about MAiD, infection control during COVID-19, trauma-informed care, and BSN Critical Care Entry to Practice. If you missed, don't worry, we recorded the event and will have the videos up shortly.

CACCN National's Journal Club

CACCN’s National Journal Club held its first event this past nursing week. Stay tuned and join the upcoming ones to be held on:

June 9 & Nov 10, 2022

Save the dates! More information will be coming about these upcoming Journal Club Events.

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)
Leader of Strategic Initiatives, Quality Lead for the BC Sepsis Network – BCPSQC

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

Treasurer –  Heidi O’Callaghan (until April 2024)
Richmond Hospital ICU RN – Vancouver Coastal Health

Secretary & FHA Rep  – Emily Taylor (until April 2024)
CNS Fraser Health Critical Care Network – Fraser Health Authority

Journal Club Lead – Heidi O’Callaghan (Until April 2024)
Richmond Hospital ICU RN – Vancouver Coastal Health

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

CCSEC & BCPSQC Representative – 

Upcoming Events

CACCN Dynamics of Critical Care 2022

This is the annual national conference of the CACCN, and if all goes well with COVID-19, this will be the first time the CACCN has gotten together since 2019!

Canadian Intensive Care Week

Canadian Intensive Care Week is held annually starting on the last Sunday in October. This year it will be on Oct 30 to Nov 5, 2022. It is intended to be a week to reflect on our interdisciplinary team, our practice, to celebrate the work we do, and the people we get to d it with!


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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