About CSVN

The Canadian Society of Vascular Nursing (CSVN) is a national nursing organization dedicated to excellence in research, education and clinical practice in vascular disease. CSVN is incorporated and is a not for profit organization.

Membership consists of vascular nurses, advanced practice nurses, allied health and corporate partners from across Canada. Varied practice areas are represented including: Education, Research, Acute Care, Perioperative care, Critical Care, Ambulatory Clinic, and community care.

CSVN organizes an annual conference with national attendance.


CCSVN (Canadian Chapter Society for Vascular Nursing) was founded in 2000 by Marge Lovell and Sue DeVries both members of The Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN).  CCSVN was federally incorporated in 2004. In 2010, the membership voted on changing the name to: The Canadian Society of Vascular Nursing (CSVN). This society is the only Nursing Society dedicated to Vascular Nursing in Canada.

Brenda Henry, London, Ontario

Sherida Ingram, London, Ontario

Stephanie Piper, Winnipeg, Manitoba


Cynthia Kettle

St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s Newfoundland

President Elect

Wendy Bowles,

Fraser Health, Vancouver, British Columbia


Stephanie Piper,

Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba


Dorina Baston

Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario