Liver Nurse News

March 2022 – Call For Executive Nominations

CAHNs 2022 Annual General Meeting

CAHN’s AGM will take place virtually the week after the CLM on Tuesday, May 24 from 7:00 PM EST to 8:30 PM EST.

Call for executive nominations

CAHN will elect three Board of Directors at the 2022 AGM. Please consider joining us as a board of directors or in one of the roles listed below.

CAHN is also taking nominations for Vice President, Conference Co-Chair, Membership Chair, Communications Chair, and Regional Event Chair. These positions will be appointed by the Board of Directors at the June 2022 board meeting. Being part of the Board is a personally rewarding experience. Please consider putting your name forward, preferably before May 24.

CAHN’s executive team warmly welcomes new members as well as long-standing members. No volunteer experience is needed.

Use the AGM Registration Form to request more information about the positions that interest you

2022 CAHNference

CAHNference 2022 is being planned as a hybrid event in the fall. CAHN is seeking a Regional Events Chair to lead the planning of this event. Working with the planning committee and professional production company, the Chair:

  • leads the development of an educational program that meets the needs of CAHN members-
  • leads the solicatation of speakers to present on the agenda topics
  • reports the status of event activities to the board
  • attends regular planning meetings via Zoom (frequency of meetings increase from once per month to weekly as we move closer to the event)
  • may moderate sessions at the event
  • drafts the event description and summary for the website


This is a highly valued and appreciated role within CAHN’s executive team. If you are passionate about hepatology and have ideas on how to best deliver a fun and educational agenda, please reach out to [email protected]. Ideally, we would like to have someone in this role within the next month.

About the Canadian Liver Meeting

The 2022 Canadian Liver Meeting is a collaborative effort of the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL), the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC), the Canadian Association of Hepatology Nurses (CAHN), and the Canadian NASH Network (CanNASH).

CanHepC’s 11th Canadian Symposium on HCV and CanNash’s Symposium will both take place on Friday, May 13. The CLM Opening is Friday at 5:00 PM EST with CASL and CAHN’s programs beginning Saturday morning, ending Sunday at 1:00 PM EST.

Attending In-Person

  • Become a CAHN member
  • Become a CASL member
  • Register for the CLM as a “Joint CASL/CAHN Member” usine the joint discount code
  • Register for CAHN’s AGM
  • Register for CAHN’s Mixer
  • Book your hotel at


CAHN Member Benefit: for in-person attendance, CAHN reimburses CAHN members’ travel expenses up to $500 plus 50% of the Conference Accommodation rate ($249 + tax) for two nights’ accommodation (Friday & Saturday).

Attending Virtually

  • Become a CAHN member
  • Decide if you would like to receive the CASL membership reimbursement benefit from CAHN.
    • If yes, renew your CASL membership or become a member and register for the CLM as a “Joint CASL/CAHN Member” usine the joint discount code
    • If no, register for the CLM as Allied Health/Nurse
  • Register for CAHN’s AGM
    CAHN Member Benefit: for virtual attendance,


CAHN will reimburse members’ CASL membership fee as well as the CLM registration fee.

Attendance at CAHN’s AGM is required to receive any CAHN Member Benefit.

CAHN Mixer & Recognition Ceremony

This year’s recognition ceremony will be held at the Canadian Liver Meeting during CAHN’s Mixer on Saturday, May 14, at 5:30 PM EST. In these turbulent times, recognizing the amazing work our members are doing is more important than ever. Nominate a nurse you know and be entered into a prize draw worth $50!

CAHNference Bytes

CAHN’s Special Projects Committee is planning the educational content for CAHNferenceBYTES 2022. Please help our team understand your needs for cirrhosis education by completing this quick survey.

Virtual Nurse Educational Event on March 22, 2022 (19h EDT)
You are cordially invited to a Zoom presentation: The Role of Liver Transplantation in the
Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. A Guide for Nurses.

Speakers: Cynthia Tsien MD, MPH, FRCPC
UHN Ajmera Transplant Centre
Toronto General Hospital

Elizabeth Lee MN, NP, CGN(C)
Toronto Centre of Liver Disease
Toronto General Hospital

Learning Objectives:

  • Case based learning on viral hepatitis treatment decisions
  • When to refer for liver transplantation
  • Peri- and post-operative treatment considerations

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