2018 COHNA-ACIIST Bursary Awards

We are pleased to announce that Ashley Kushnir and Shawna Nelson are the successful applicants for the 2018 COHNA-ACIIST Bursary Award.


Ashley Kushnir is an Occupational Health Nurse with the Winnipeg Police Service in Manitoba. She is also the COHNA-ACIIST Board of Director representing Manitoba. She is awarded $410 to offset the costs of writing the CNA COHN(C) certification exam. Ashley passed the exam and is now nationally certified. Congratulations from the COHNA-ACIIST Board of Directors! We are very proud of you!





Shawna Nelson is the Manager of Employee Health & Ability at Covenant Health in Edmonton, Alberta and also is an instructor at the MacEwan University’s Occupational Health Nursing program.  She currently serves on the Board of the Alberta Occupational Health Nurses’ Association as the Education & Events Coordinator. Shawna is being awarded $590 to support her studies in completing an Executive Masters of Business Administration, Health & Safety Leadership, with the University of Fredericton. We wish you every success as you work toward the completion of this degree Shawna. Congratulations!