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 has chapters (local interest groups) in London, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Toronto.
CSVN organizes an annual conference with national attendance.
CSVN was founded in 2000 by Marge Lovell and Sue DeVries both members of The Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN). CSVN 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.
Susan DeVries, Toronto, Ontario
Marge Lovell, London, Ontario
Brenda Henry, London, Ontario
London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s Newfoundland