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NPs Create Health Care Team Cohesion

Nurse Practitioners create health care team cohesion in patient-centred care LONDON, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Nurse Practitioner, Practice Integration Outcomes Study releases study findings. The aim of this study is to foster a greater understanding of the nurse practitioners’ practices in Ontario that contribute to interprofessional collaboration among nurses, doctors, and other providers for the purpose of... Read more

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Better Care. Better Value-Priorities for NPs

Nurse Practitioners Call for Action to Address Red Tape that Blocks Public Access to Care March 20th – Toronto – On the eve of a new budget and a potential election, Ontario’s Nurse Practitioners have released a platform calling on all political parties to take action in five key areas that will improve health care... Read more

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“Ask the NP” Section of Website

NPAO launches new service on web site: Ask the NP TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario (NPAO) is launching a public service on their web site called “Ask the NP”   Each month a new health related topic will be posted, providing evidence based health education, helpful links and support for people in Ontario and beyond.  ... Read more

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Widening Scope in Health Care: Nurse Practitioners

Community-based care requires dedication and complex capacities, but it doesn’t always require the specialization of a doctor. Nurse practitioner Michelle Acorn knows this first hand, as head of Ontario’s first nurse practitioner-led hospital, Lakeridge Health in Whitby, Ontario. I spoke to her about her work, the evolution of the nurse practitioner’s role in the Ontario health care system... Read more

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NPAO President Talks about NPs

      Jill Burkholder is the president of the Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who have  received extra training that gives them more autonomy when it comes to treating patients. Michael Lea The Whig-Standard   Their skill level positioning them somewhere between registered nurses and doctors, nurse practitioners have... Read more

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Ontario Invests more NPs in LTC

                Improving Primary Care for Long-Term Care Home Residents The Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario is pleased to hear that the ministry will be funding 75 more nurse practitioner positions in long-term care homes. Research findings show that the integration of nurse practitioners into a long-term care home... Read more

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Sharon Partridge-Honourary NPAO Membership Februar...

               Sharon will be retiring from RVRHC (Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre) after over 40 years of practice. After being a nurse for over 40 years and navigating through many changes and challenges throughout her career, Sharon has remained deeply passionate about nursing philosophy and patient care. It is... Read more

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Pilot Project Brings Care to at Risk Women

Pilot project brings health care to at risk women Ribbon cutting Registered Nurse Kelsey Secord, left, Nurse Practitioner Keri Trahan-McGuire and Women and HIV Coordinator Kathleen Jodouin cut the ribbon on the new Women’s Primary Health Care Clinic. North Bay Nipissing News By  Laurel J. Campbell NORTH BAY – Valentines Day issues of the heart do... Read more

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North Channel Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

THESSALON - The community’s new Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic started accepting applications in early January with the grand opening slated for the spring. It is physically attached to the Thessalon hospital and directly across from nursing home and below the new senior’s apartments. “It is a hub of health,” said Donna Latulippe, former Thessalon mayor. The clinic is... Read more

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