CANNT Awards and Grants

Recognition Awards

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CANNT Award of Excellence – Clinical Practice

Nurses who establish caring patient/family relationships, resolve difficult patient or family situations, identify or resolve ethical dilemmas effectively, show great knowledge and skill in nephrological patient care and demonstrate assessment skills or psychosocial support.

2020 Winner

Alicia Moonesar, BScN, MScN, NP-PHC DNP (c)


CANNT Award of Excellence – Education

Is presented to nurses or technologists involved in staff or patient education who Provide creative, innovative learning experiences through which the learner may grow professionally.

2020 Winner

Primrose Mharapara, BScN, MScN-PHC-NP, CNeph(C)

2019 Winner

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*Recipients must be nominated by a CANNT member and may not nominate themselves.


CANNT Journal Award

Is presented to recognize excellence in nephrology writing.

Supported by CANNT

2020 Winners

Maureen Leyser, BScN-PHCNP, MN-ACNP, PhD (Candidate), Sangyang Jia, MD and Louise Vitou, MDCM, FRCPC

Volume 30(2) 2020 (Apr-Jun):Peritoneal dialysis for heart failure patients is associated with improved health outcomes

2019 Winner

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Grants by Member Application

Allied Health Professionals Award

Is presented to advance patient care and to facilitate the professional development of Canadian Nephrology Nurses and Nephrology Technologists as well as Allied Health Professionals working in nephrology.

Sponsored by

2020 Winner

Segun Famure, MPH, MEd, CHE

2019 Winner

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CANNT Research Grant

Is presented to a member conducting a research project in the advancement of nephrology practice.

2019 Winner 

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CANNT General Bursary Franca Tantalo (Masters level)

Is presented to promote and support nurses studying at the Masters level in a program that will include and enhance their nephrology nursing practice

Sponsored by

2020 Winner

Rachael Blair, RN, BScN, CNEPH(C)

2019 Winner

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