Spotlight Challenge  Cdn ICU Week

Share your Canadian Intensive Care Week Activities!

The CACCN Canadian Intensive Care Week "Spotlight" Challenge will be presented to a group of critical care nurses, who develop an activity and/or event that will profile their local Critical Care Team during Canadian Intensive Care Week  (October).

Award Funds Available:             $ 500.00

Deadline for Submission:           August 15

  • Send information about your activity and/or event to CACCN National Office at or fax to 519-649-1458  or mail to CACCN, P. O. Box # 25322, London, ON, N6C 6B1

Mailed applications must be postmarked on or before August 15

Download Criteria

Award Criteria

  • Potential to increase the visibility of the Critical Care Team during Canadian Intensive Care Week
  • The primary contact person for the project must be an active CACCN (for at least one year)
  • Applications will be judged according to the following criteria:
    • increase the visibility of critical care services in your local community
    • uniqueness/creativity of the activity/event
    • relevance to objectives of Canadian Intensive Care Week
    • feasibility of activity/event
  • Members of the CACCN board of directors and the awards committee are not eligible.

Award Requirements

  • The proposed event/activity must be held during Canadian Intensive Care Week (October)
  • Following the event/activity, a report must be submitted for publication, with photographs* if possible for publication in Dynamics: Journal of the CACCN
  • All submissions become the property of CACCn and may be used in current/future publications (print and electronic)

The CACCN Board of Directors retains the right to amend the award criteria. 

* CACCN Photographic Consent forms must accompany all photographs submitted