College of Nursing

Continuing Education and Development for Nurses


Find additional educational resources at the following websites:


Canadian Nurses Association is the national professional voice of registered nurses, supporting them in their practice and advocating for healthy public policy and a quality, publicly funded, not-for-profit health system.


Nurse One is a national, bilingual web-based health information service for the Canadian nursing community. The goal of NurseONE is to provide quick access to quality, up-to-date health- care information to support the 250,000+ nurses in Canada can deliver effective, evidence-based care, and help them manage their careers, regardless of where or when they work.  Visit the site for more details.

SHIRPSaskatchewan Health Information Resources Partnership (SHIRP)

The Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Partnership (SHIRP) provides access to a suite of online health information resources for all health practitioners in Saskatchewan. This groundbreaking initiative is the first of its kind in Canada.
This online library of health information is a comprehensive suite of resources covering various practice areas, including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology and therapy. Resources include:

  • 120 Full text Electronic Books (books @ OVID, STAT!Ref)
  • Over 3,500 Full text Electronic Journals
  • 7 Interdisciplinary Health Databases (MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsychINFO, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Allied & Complementary Medicine Database, e-CPS, Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database)
  • 2 Clinical Decision Support Tools (The Cochrane Library, Clinical Evidence)

These online resources allow health care providers to access current, research-based health information, where and when it is needed at home or at the workplace.
SHIRP also assists nurses in meeting foundational competencies for the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association’s (SRNA) Continuing Competence Program by providing free and easy access to research articles and facilitating the incorporation of evidence-based knowledge into practice.