Celebrating 60 years [1958-2018]

Real Nursing, Real Health Care - For a better Ontario


RPN Bursaries for Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute


May 22-25, 2018


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RPNAO 60th Annual AGM & Conference 2018


October 25 & 26, 2018 - Huntsville, Ontario


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Medical Assistance in Dying





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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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Jan. 19, 2018


28 Jun

Sandra Griffiths, Executive Director, North Renfrew Family Health Team

Sandra Griffiths is a Registered Practical Nurse who works as an Executive... Read more

28 Jun

It's membership renewal time!

Enjoy the many benefits associated with your RPNAO membership and we hope that... Read more


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Membership Application for RPNs, students and organizations


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19 Dec

RPN Bursaries for Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute, May 22-25. 2018

  • Dec 19, 17

RPNs across the province are consistently telling us that they want more... Read more

22 Feb

New Grad Day - Finding that First Job Workshop Thursday February 22nd 2018

  • Feb 22, 18

Join us for a specially designed workshop for newly graduated or recently... Read more

04 Aug

Change Day Ontario: The Difference is You!

  • Aug 04, 17

RPNAO is excited to announce that, with the unanimous endorsement of our Board... Read more

04 Sep

Advanced Ostomy Care and Management - Sept 4 - Nov 12 - ONLINE

  • Sep 04, 17

Advanced Ostomy Care and ManagementSeptember 4 – November 12, 2017... Read more