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The Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses

The Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses represents the voice of nursing leadership in Canada. Founded over thirty years ago, ACEN was created as a network of chief nursing officers of major teaching hospitals and deans and directors of Schools of nursing.

ACEN long provided a forum for discussion of mutual challenges and a source of support to nurse executives in dealing with unique challenges.

Latest News

  • ACEN Membership
    June 4, 2018

    The online payment option has been extended until June 29, 2018! Don’t miss out on being the ‘voice’ of nursing leadership… See the membership tab for all the details.

  • ACEN supports Better Together
    March 28, 2017

    Hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country have quickly realized the many benefits from implementing family presence policies. Families across all cultures play a pivotal role in wellness and healing; the recognition and commitment to partnering with families is a wonderful step in ensuring that the care provided integrates the familial context and is truly person […]