Atlantic Region – Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing


The Atlantic Region – Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing is a regional association and affiliate of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).


“The ARCASN Executive Committee extends sincere gratitude to Peggy Hancock and Laura Roberts, Co-Chairs of the Annual Conference Planning Committee, and their Team, for an amazing, stimulating, and fun conference June 8-10, 2022, in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland. No detail was overlooked and the hospitality was second to none. A huge thank you to all for making this conference an absolute success!”

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Executive Committee

Name School
Shelley Cobbett Dal
President 902-742-3542 X. 1371

Patrice Drake UPEI
President Elect 902-566-0757

Tracey Rickards UNB
Treasurer 506-447-3412

Lisa Doucet Dal
Secretary 902-742-3542 X. 1210

Karen Furlong UNB
Education Committee Chair 506-856-3493

Rose McCloskey UNB
Research Committee Chair 506-648-5546

About our Organization

The purpose of this Region is to provide an organized body to promote the advancement of nursing education and research in Atlantic Canadian schools of nursing and to collaborate with the other Regions in meeting the objectives of the CASN/ACESI. ARCASN includes the four Atlantic provinces:

Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick