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If you are joining CVAA for the first time, please use the link below. All others are required to Log In (top right corner) and use the Existing Members renewal link below.


Download the offline form here and mail it in with a cheque.

Existing CVAA members will be asked to Log In using your username and password (top right corner). If you do not remember your password, enter your email address in the next screen and it will be resent to you when you click on the "Password Reminder" button.


Download the offline form here and mail it in with a cheque.

Instructions to renew:
- Click on the Login on the top right hand corner
- Enter your username and password. Email if you have forgotton or need a reset
- Once you are logged in successfully, your name will be at the top right corner now
- Then go to the Membership>Individual>Existing Members Renew Here
- This will bring you to the Renewing Members Form and your information should be in most of the boxes
- Update/fill out the form
- Select which option to renew then click Update Registration and Proceed to Payment
- This will take you to the PayPal website. You do not have to have a PayPal bank account, but there is an option to pay with credit card. You may have to create a user account, but it won’t have to be linked to your bank.

Membership with CVAA provides the following benefits:

  1. Access to Members’ Area section on the CVAA/ACAV website which gives you:
  • Back issues and articles of the CVAA/ACAV Vascular Access journal and CVAA Link e-newsletter
  • Board Meeting and AGM minutes
  • Award information
  • Membership survey details
  • Chapter event information
  • Strategic Plan and financial details
  1. A FREE subscription to the CVAA/ACAV Vascular Access journal published at least 3 times per year 
  2. Discounted fee for the forthcoming CVAA Guidelines
  3. A FREE copy of the Occlusion Management Guidelines (revised version forthcoming in 2019)
  4. Reduced fees at the annual conference (Quebec City April 24-26, 2019!) - register here
  5. Notice of Chapter events and attendance discounts
  6. Continuing Education Programs and Webinars
  7. Ability to participate in the Members Q&A on Sosido Forum
  8. Opportunity to compete and qualify for special awards including:
  • Highest Exam Mark
  • Certification Champion
  • Publications Award
  • Conference bursaries, when available
  • And many more….
  1. Become CVAA/ACAV(C) certified! Obtaining CVAA/ACAV certification indicates a higher degree of knowledge and skill in IV therapy. Members who are CVAA/ACAV certified have advanced core knowledge and traditionally are recognized by employers for their expertise.  For more information on writing the CVAA/ACAV exam, please contact us at or by phone at 1-888-243-9307.
  2. An opportunity to liaise with other members in the healthcare field, support and promote excellence in vascular access care for Canadians - be a leader in vascular access and infusion therapy!
  3. CVAA/ACAV pin

CVAA membership is open to ALL nurses registered with their provincial governing body, industry, physicians, paramedics, radiologists and anyone else involved or interested in vascular access and/or infusion therapy.

We are a national non-profit association with representation across Canada. Our membership has also extended to the United States and Bermuda.

Types of Membership:
REGULAR: Any healthcare practitioner or related industry member who is engaged in infusion therapy and/or vascular access in either a full-time or part-time capacity, or those registered nurses who are engaged in a supervisory, educational, administrative or general staff position.

RETIRED: Any individual 55 years or older and retired from infusion therapy and/or vascular access employment.

STUDENT: Any individual enrolled in full-time healthcare studies.  Must provide proof of full-time enrollment in an accredited education institution. 

Membership Type        Cost
New Member                            $110 + HST = $124.30
New STUDENT Member                                                              $55 + HST = $62.15
New Retired Member                              $80 + HST = $90.40
Renewing Member $110 + $30 late fee after Dec. 31 + HST = $158.20