Become a Member Today

Associations bind professions and professionals together. The true professional is a member of his or her professional organization. By joining and maintaining membership in CAET, you become part of an influential voice that is shaping the future of Specialized Nursing practice in wound, ostomy and continence care not only in Canada, but around the globe. CAET membership opens up a world of opportunity for professional development, networking and leadership in your specialty from the local to global level. Join us today and be a part of growing the worldwide Enterostomal Therapy Nurse profession for tomorrow.

Who can join CAET?


Enterostomal Therapy (ET) Nurse

An individual who is a Registered Nurse who has successfully completed an Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program (ETNEP) recognized by CAET

Enterostomal Therapist (ET)

An individual who is not a Registered Nurse but who, prior to 1976, successfully completed and Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program recognized by CAET

Honarary Life Member

Every Enterostomal Therapy Nurse who, as President of the Corporation, has completed at least one (1) full term of office.

Any member recommended to the Board of Directors by another member and approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote at the Annual Membership Meeting.


Any health care professional who is interested in and supportive of the objectives of the Corporation.

This includes:

  • Students presently enrolled in an ETNEP recognized by the Corporation.
  • Students presently enrolled in or graduates of the CAET Academy Knowledge to Practice (K2P) courses.
  • Any individual who is employed by or represents a company whose primary business is related to the field of wound, ostomy and continence care
  • Any Enterostomal Therapist/ET Nurse who is retired from employment but remains interested in the objectives of the Corporation.


Don’t wait – become a member today by filling out the on-line membership form.

For further information, please call our National Office at 1-888-739-5072