What is CAET


The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) is a not-for-profit association for over 350 nurses specializing in the nursing care of patients with challenges in wound, ostomy and continence.

The CAET acts in the public interest for Canadian Enterostomal Therapy Nurses to give national leadership in wound, ostomy and continence nursing promoting high standards for ET nursing practice, education, research and administration to achieve quality specialized nursing care.

The CAET speaks for Canadian Enterostomal Therapy Nurses and gives registered nurses specialized in Enterostomal Therapy Nursing a strong national association through which they can support each other and speak with a powerful, unified voice. CAET is working to-wards taking an active role in legislative policy which could influence the health care decisions that affect ET Nursing professionals every day.

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CAET Mission, Vision and Values

CAET Mission:

The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) is a national organization that unites and serves Enterostomal Therapy Nurses and Associates through Advocacy, Education and Research for the highest quality of specialized care for individuals experiencing wound, ostomy or continence issues.

Vision:

Leading excellence in wound, ostomy and continence management

Values:

The following represent the core values of The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET)

 

Nursing Specialty Excellence

  1. Leadership
  2. Competency
  3. Integrity
  4. Innovation
  5. Advancement

Collaborative Partnership

  1. Diversity
  2. Accountability
  3. Continuity

Compassion

  1. Dedication
  2. Creativity
  3. Determination
  4. Vision