Celebrating 60 years [1958-2018]

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Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute


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Awards of Excellence


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Practically Speaking - RPNAO Blog


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Nursing Education Initiative


Continuing Education Grants for Ontario's Nurses


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Professionals, first and foremost. All nurses are knowledge based professionals.

In Ontario, RPNs are community college graduates. After graduation, they write a national certification examination. Once they successfully complete this exam, they are registered to practice as a nurse by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). All nurses must renew their CNO registration annually, maintaining up-to-date skills and knowledge of current practices, to preserve their professional standing.

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Jul. 29, 2018


05 Feb

Self-care app reviews for nurses, by nurses

We may be over a month into the year, but it’s not too late for us to... Read more

05 Feb

Expanding the role of the registered practical nurse

By Candace Chartier, CEO, Ontario Long Term Care... Read more


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03 May

22nd Annual RPNAO ORSig AGM & Educational Conference

  • May 03, 19

All RPN/RN OR Nurses and any other healthcare professionals are invited to... Read more

01 Apr

Together We Care 2019

  • Apr 01, 19

Together We Care is the largest and most comprehensive learning and... Read more

03 May

2019 GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day

  • May 03, 19

The GTA Rehab Network invites clinicians, policy and management ... Read more