CAHN’s educational resources are available to all active members. You must log in to access them. Scroll down to find nurse tools, educational videos, presentations, standards and competencies, and more!
CAHNference Bytes 2021
Leading up to CAHNference 2021, enjoy these informative, “bite-sized” videos to enhance your nursing practice.
March 18, 2021, Live Presentation – CAHNference Bytes – Workplace Resiliency and Mental Health Click to view the recorded presentation.
Next CAHNference Byte is planned for mid-June 2021
CAHN BCIT Bursary
The CAHN Bursary is available to provide limited funding to nurses who are CAHN members and are undertaking or have completed the British Columbia Institute of Technology Hepatitis C Program. Nurses will be eligible for up to $500 towards the Viral Hepatitis Course. Names of the successful recipients will also be posted in the CAHN Newsletter.
CAHN Nurse Tools
|End-Stage Liver Disease Project|
Created by CAHN – Donna Zukowski on behalf of the cirrhosis working group. A nurse working in hepatology will, on completion, demonstrate a basic understanding of the pathophysiology, consequences and overall management of a patient with cirrhosis
|Hepatitis C Nurse Education Tool|
Created by CAHN – Lesley Gallagher, and Donna Zukowski. A nurse working with a patient infected with Hep C may walk through these 8 modules with his/her patient to ensure a shared understanding of the disease, treatment options, and post-treatment continued health.
Speaker Presentations & Member Knowledge Share
|Presentations from the 2020 Canadian Liver Meeting in Montreal|
|Presented at CAHN at INSHU 2019|
Dr. John Dillon, MD.
|Hepatitis C Testing Guide|
Quick Reference Guide for Health Care Providers
“Our member’s team created this resource in response to requests from GP’s for HCV clinical resources/tools. The results were presented at the CanHepC poster session and will be presented again at the upcoming CAHR conference.”
|Presented at CAHN’s 2018 BC Nurse Leaders.||The Pitfalls of Non-invasive Fibrosis Markers|
Dr. Sebastiani is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Hepatologist at McGill University. She received a medical degree and specialized in internal medicine at the University of Padua, Italy and had training in clinical and basic research at the Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine (Italy), University College of London (UK), University of Bordeaux (France) and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research (Montreal, Canada). Her work focuses on chronic liver diseases, liver fibrosis, hepatitis C and disorders of iron metabolism.
Standards & Competencies
CATIE offers open online courses through eduCATIE.ca to build knowledge of HIV and hepatitis C science.
Courses are self-directed and are designed for service providers who prefer to learn on their own time and at their own pace. All participants receive a certificate of completion. Available in English and French at http://educatie.ca/
The Wellness Toolbox is a collection of resources for patients living with a chronic disease, friends & family, and their healthcare practitioners and holds a ton of resources to help patients living with Cirrhosis. https://wellnesstoolbox.ca/
The content has been created by a large team of physicians, nurses, allied health providers and patient partners as part of the Cirrhosis Care Alberta project. Our mission is to improve the quality of care for all patients with cirrhosis. New content will be added every week! https://www.cirrhosiscare.ca/