Going virtual!

Upcoming Conference:

Bridging Care Across Specialties:
working together, apart

Saturday April 17, 2021

via Zoom,

in partnership with ARNM



- 8:45-9:00: Greetings, Introductions

- 9:00- 9:45: NPAM - Cindy Fehr, NP

"The utility of urinalysis in primary care"

- 9:45-10:30: CCCN - Kyla Siatecki, NP 
"Heart Failure"

Break 1030-1045

-10:45-11:45: Jason Bachewich, ND
"The Hidden Pandemic - Lyme disease and Co-infections"

-11:45-12:30 (Lunch and AGM)

-12:30-13:15: Lynda Balneaves, RN, PhD, Associate Professor
"Cannabis legalization in Canada: What went right, what went wrong, and where are we headed"

-13:15-14:00: Will Kingston, MD & Shawna Kelly, NP
"Approaches to Migraine in primary care"

Break 14:00-14:15

-14:15-15:00: CHNM - 

Dr. Catherine Baxter, RN, PhD Assistant Professor; Dr. Claire Betker, RN, PhD Scientific Director

Dr. Daniel Nagel, RN, PhD Assistant Professor; Pamela Scheveck, RN, MEd Instructor
"Effects of Pandemic on Nursing, and ways forward: towards Recovery Phase"
-15:00: Closing remarks and final questions

Pending one more speaker 


FREE for members
35$ early bird - before March 15, 2021
45$ - from March 15 - April 17, 2021

Visit our shop at:

Shop | mpcna

The Zoom link will be sent after registration, shortly before the event







Manitoba Primary Care Nurses Association

a non-profit association

facilitates networking by primary care nurses throughout the province

MPCNA provides access to tools & resources

Hosts educational events to keep members informed and connected.

Membership Information 


Join today to receive

  • FREE educational events for members

  • Ongoing local & national education event sharing on our member's page, to facilitate disseminating current evidence based practice  

  • Resources to relevant websites for your practice

  • Connection to other primary care nurses within Manitoba and nationally

  • Opportunity to implement change and be a leader in primary care nursing

  • Discounted Biennial conference fee

  • Membership to the Canadian Family Practice Nurses Association (CFPNA) as well


Annual Membership Fee:

$30 for membership



Upcoming Events



Vision Statement

Allowing primary care nurses (RN, NP, LPN) to connect and network throughout the province of Manitoba. We strive to provide our members with ongoing educational opportunities, resources, and support.  We value growth and are excited about the future for nurses in primary care. We are an affiliated group of the Canadian Family Practice Nurses Association (CFPNA), which is recognized through the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA).







Are you a Primary Care Nurse? 

Are you highly motivated and wanting to help shape primary care nursing in Manitoba? 

Consider joining our executive team! 

We are seeking the current positions for our 2019-2021 Term:​

  • ​President Elect

  • Secretary

  • Education Co-Chair 

  • Communications Rep


  • Prairie Mountain 

  • Northern Health​

Contact us for more info:

Click here for fillable PDF form to apply!


Out & About.....

 MPCNA and CFPNA attended a provincial workshop on 'Wise Medication Use for Older Adults' in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The event was organized by the Canadian Deprescribing Network, the Manitoba Association of Senior Centres and Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety.

The purpose of the workshop was to equip participants with knowledge and tools to promote safe medication use for older adults.


Check out the website:

for evidence-based tools and resources to help prevent medication harm.


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