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Real Nursing, Real Health Care - For a better Ontario

We know just the person who can improve health care. You.

Change Day Ontario is coming!

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RPNAO 59th Annual AGM & Conference 2017

September 28 & 29, 2017 Ottawa, 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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@RPNAO RT : RPN's in Ontario! DYK you can pay your membership fees MONTHLY? Protect your career. Enjoy the benefits!…
Aug. 23, 2017


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

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

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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

20 Jul

CATIE Forum 2017 - Transforming our practice: New knowledge, new strategies

  • Jul 20, 17

CATIE is hosting its national, bilingual forum November 23 and 24, 2017. Our... Read more

26 May

2017 Geriatrics Institute Education Day

  • May 26, 17

It's that time of year again! We are excited to announce that our ... Read more