Certification Information

CNA Certification

To get to the CNA Certification website, please click here.

CANO/ACIO is committed to demonstrating the value of certified Oncology nurses. Take advantage of study group opportunities! New members certified in Oncology nursing will receive a 25% CANO/ACIO membership registration discount!

As a CANO/ACIO member you accumulate hours that contribute to CON(C) re-certification (100 hours/5 years)



Maintaining a CANO/ACIO membership

4 hours per year

CANO/ACIO Annual Conference

Claim up to 6 hours per day attended

Serving on the planning committee for a specialty conference or on the executive of the association for your area of nursing practice

Claim up to 25 CL hours for this activity

Attending a webinar

1 hour per webinar

Presentations to a provincial or national conference

Claim up to 10 CL hours for oral or poster

Writing a CONJ article

15 hours

For more information, visit the continuous learning page on the CNA Nurse One website.

The benefits of being certified:

  • Confirms the currency of your knowledge in oncology nursing as a specialty
  • Demonstrates sincere commitment to the profession and oncology nursing
  • Shows desire to challenge skills and knowledge at the national level
  • Prepares you for positions of greater responsibility
  • Increases credibility and marketability and recognition to the public, peers and other health care professionals
  • Includes nurses in a country wide community of nurses committed to nursing excellence and continuing competence

To learn more about CON(C) certification and for a list of important dates in 2017-2018, please click here (ENG) & here (FR).

For further information visit CNA's website at www.cna-aiic.ca (all forms are available for downloading)

Or telephone CNA at 1-800-450-5206

Last Updated: June 24, 2017

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