Celebrating 60 years [1958-2018]

In Good Hands.




Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute


Calls for expressions of interest DWHLI.


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Participate in a Research Study about nursing work.

RPNs are under-represented in Nursing Research.

Let's change that!

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Practically Speaking - RPNAO Blog


Read the latest blog from Practically Speaking.


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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


09 Oct

From the Bedside to the Hallways of Queens Park

As my term as RPNAO president draws to a close, I wanted to take this... Read more

09 Oct

Cannabis Legalization in Canada

 On October 17 2018, the Cannabis Act comes into effect across Canada. As... Read more


Join RPNAO - be part of the voice for RPNs in Ontario!

Membership Application for RPNs, students and organizations


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03 May

2019 GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day

  • May 03, 19

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

22 Sep

Occ Health & Safety Management - 8 week course

  • Sep 22, 18

OOHNA is offering its course Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety and... Read more

12 Dec

New Grad Day - Finding that First Job Workshop

  • Dec 12, 18

 New Grad Workshops at RPNAOIn pursuing your practical nursing career,... Read more

14 Nov

Change Day Ontario: The Difference is You!

  • Nov 14, 18

RPNAO is excited to announce that we are a partner with Health Quality Ontario... Read more