College of Child & Youth Nurses, NZNO

If you are passionate about the health of New Zealand’s children and young people, join us in the College of Child & Youth Nurses (CCYN), NZNO.

CCYN promotes the sharing of knowledge and skills, and provides a professional network for nurses working with children, young people, and their families throughout the healthcare system.

Our mission

College of Child & Youth Nurses, NZNO supports nurses through the development of specialty knowledge and skills, to meet the unique health needs of all children, young people and their families.

Our vision

To promote excellence of nursing practice within child and young persons’ health.

Our aims

The aims of College of Child & Youth Nurses, NZNO shall be:

  • To be the recognised professional organisation for all nurses of children and young people in Aotearoa/New Zealand,
  • To recruit nurses and associated health care members who are practising within child health and/or are interested in the care of children and young people to belong to the CCYN, NZNO,
  • To practice within the four principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi,
  • To develop and disseminate standards of practice for nurses of children and young people in Aotearoa/New Zealand, and
  • To communicate and liaise with children’s and young people’s organisations at a national and international level.

What we offer

CCYN offers collegiate support, information regarding current research and education opportunities, and regular national conferences/symposiums. CCYN also offers:

  • A link between nurses throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • a voice to foster and promote cohesive child advocacy in the political arena
  • opportunities to comment on and/or contribute to proposals, legislation and national policies which affect children, young people and their families.

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