NS Professional Development Days (2024)

Four days, four opportunities for VON Service Providers, CCA students and Nursing students to learn together, and for VON NSNU nurses to earn points towards practice premiums. These days will allow for professional development, clinical leadership, preceptor development, and inter-professional collaboration and practice.

VON is grateful for the generosity of the Health Association of Nova Scotia in supporting this event.

VON invites all VON service providers along with students and nursing students to participate so they can learn with, and from, and about each other. The event would not be possible without the contribution of space from both Nova Scotia Community Colleges and Cape Breton University.

Drop-in to any of these free events any time between 11am-5pm, even for an hour. (Registration opens at 10:30am)

  • NSCC Stellarton Campus (Feb 15)
  • NSCC Truro Campus (Feb 21)
  • Cape Breton University (Mar 6)
  • NSCC Kingstec Campus (Mar 20)

Grow your skills and knowledge with the 25+ experts in our skills carousel, showcasing several skills and simulation models running all day, in addition to the breakout seminars on the following topics:

1hr Breakout Sessions for Nurses
11:30 AM : Wound Care by HANS Wound Care Consultant

1hr Breakout Sessions for Nurses and CCAs
1:30 PM : Responding to Behaviour that Makes you Feel Uncomfortable
3:00 PM : Palliative Care: Symptom Management

A special thanks to all of the nurses who shared their knowledge and experience by facilitating tables. 

VON would also like to thank all participating vendors for contributing to this event and a special thanks to those who could contribute door prizes.