Resources: Associations & institutions

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1 HSO: Health Standards Organisation / Accreditation Canada
The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing hub of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process. It is available to policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of care.
2 AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics
Organization of 66​,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​
3 CANN - Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses
The Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses is a non-for-profit organization that represents nurses from across Canada who specialize in the care of newborn infants and their families.
4 ANN - Academy of Neonatal Nurses
The mission of the ANN is to provide quality neonatal education and programs at a reasonable cost to all newborn health care professionals.
5 CAPWHN - Canadian Association of Perinatal and Womens' Health Nurses
CAPWHN represents women's health, obstetric and newborn nurses from across Canada; it aims to promote excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education and research in the areas of perinatal and women’s health care.
6 COINN - Council of International Neonatal Nurses
COINN is part of the growing international community of nurses that represents a resource for nurses that want to form a national or local organization, create guidelines for care or professional standards or just want advice on neonatal nursing issues.
7 Committee to establish reccommended standards for newborn ICU design
Recommendations for NICU design
8 Virtual Community of Practice in Neonatal Intensive Care
This community of practice brings together the "unique and complementary expertise" involved in neonatal intensive care in Quebec, mainly nurses in leadership positions: education, management and practice.
9 Canadian Premature Babies Foundation
Our team now consists of parents and clinicians, working together to improve experiences and outcomes for children born preterm. To support the best standards of care for premature babies and to give them a voice across Canada.
10 March of Dimes
We’re funding lifesaving research and speaking out for legislation that improves care for moms and babies.