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Details regarding upcoming CAPWHN Webinars are available in this section. We encourage you to register early as space is limited.

Next CAPWHN Webinar:

Wednesday April 10, 2019 at 1200 EDT

(0900 PDT, 1000 MDT, 1000 CST, 1100 CDT, 1300 ADT, 1330 ADT)


Maternity care for prisoners in Canada: services, challenges, and tools for nurse advocacy

Learning objectives:
  1. Participants will develop an introductory understanding about the provincial and federal corrections landscape in relation to maternity health,
  2. participants will be able to identify the key challenges facing patients and health care providers in this context. and
  3. participants will come away with practical strategies to inform nurse advocacy work.
Speaker: Martha Paynter RN PhD (c)
Martha works as a front line nurse in abortion and postpartum care in Halifax NS. She is a Doctoral Candidate at the Dalhousie University School of Nursing where her research explores the maternal health experiences of incarcerated women. She is the founder of Women’s Wellness Within, a registered non profit providing support, advocacy and education for women, transgender and non-binary people experiencing criminalization in pregnancy and postpartum.
To register: email CAPWHN with your name, institution or city, and email address. You will receive a confirmation a few days before the webinar.


Other webinars:


Canadian Nurses Protective Society Webinars


Additional CNPS complimentary webinars*, designed to help you reduce risk in your nursing practice.


Legal Risk Management for Nurses Practicing in Mental Health Environments

April 10, 2019


Medical Cannabis: What Every Nurse Needs to Know
April 17, 2019


For more information or to register for any of these webinars, visit cnps.ca/webinars.


Have technical questions? Visit CNPS' webinar FAQ.


Note: *CNPS webinars are free for CNPS beneficiaries and nursing students.



(requires login to members only site)

April - BFI Journey and Breastfeeding Support in Kanesatake

May 28 - Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender-Based Violence

February 28 - Lignes directrices d’implantation institutionnelle des soins du développement neuroprotecteur sen unité néonatale. Un énoncé conjoint du CANN, CAPWHN, NANN & COINN (in French)

February 21 - Guidelines for institutional implementation of developmental neuroprotective care in the NICU. A joint position statement from CANN, CAPWHN, NANN & COINN

January 24 - What's the Harm? Examining Stereotyping of Indigenous People in Perinatal Services



May 10 - The Role of Nurses in Supporting Families who are Pregnant After Perinatal Loss: Care, Leadership, and Advocacy

January 25 - Spontaneous Labour Matters - Evidence-based practices



June 21 - Providing LGTB2S-Inclusive Care During the Perinatal Period 

May 19 - From the Ground Up: Designing and Delivering a Youth Focused Breastfeeding Program


February 4 - Hypertension in Pregnancy - what you need to know

April 9 - Bethesda Regional Health Centre Presents... A Manitoba Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Success Story

May 6 - The Nitty Gritty of Newborn Assessment

June 25 - Milk Banking and Milk Sharing 2015 - a BC experience

October 7 - Unintended Pregnancy in Canada: Can we do better?
April 3 - Woman Abuse in the Perinatal Period
May 13 - How can Pharmacists support Women who are Breastfeeding?
May 27 - Preconception and Maternal Obesity
June 17 - Acceptabilité, faisabilité et effets estimés de l'expression de lait maternel au chevet du nouveau-né prématuré (Acceptability, feasibility and expected outcomes of breast milk expression at the neonate’s bedside - presented in French only)
September 26 - HIV point-of-care testing Testing in Obstetrical Triage

November 19 and 20, 2014 - CAPWHN / Johnson's webinar "The Healthy Skin Connection: A Canadian Perspective on Neonatal Skin Care and Skin-to-Skin Best Practices". The recording is available here.


Recordings of past Webinars are available to CAPWHN members only.  Simply log in to the members only section of the website and click on Webinars.



The new Canadian Perinatal Nursing Standards are now available!


New job postings available - Salus Global Lead Facilitator, Ontario and Lead Facilitator, Saskatchewan; and Canadian Red Cross - Emergency Response Unit - Midwife Delegate. Click to access all current job postings.


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