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 has chapters (local interest groups) in London, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Toronto.

CSVN organizes an annual conference with national attendance.

History

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

President

Sherida Ingram,

London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario

President Elect

Dorina Baston

Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Treasurer

Stephanie Piper,

Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Secretary

Cynthia Kettle

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