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Nurse Practitioners Speaking for Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners. Solutions for a stronger and healthier Ontario

NPAO is the ONLY NP-led professional association that speaks on behalf of and advocates for ALL NPs in Ontario.

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Let’s Be Clear! – NPAO has released the following statement on evidence-based practice.

As a regulated health profession rooted in science and evidence, Nurse Practitioners acknowledge and deeply appreciate the trust which members of the public place in us. We know our patients look to us to support and guide them to their best health. Providing counselling and support to patients and their families, and providing routine...

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NPs Against Racism

Since the murder of George Floyd two weeks ago, we have all been witness to the unrest that has ensued. For generations, anti-Black racism has plagued our communities, unjustly criminalizing and further marginalizing black people. The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario is committed to the values of Black Lives Matter. This is the...

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Open Letter to The Honourable Christine Elliot

OPEN LETTER April 15, 2020 The Honourable Christine Elliott Deputy Premier and Minister of Health 5th Floor, 777 Bay St.Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 Dear Minister Elliott, We are writing to you on behalf of the members of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario, the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario and the...

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NPAO Statement on Personal Protective Equipment and Covid 19

We recognize there is a current shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare providers. Given this, we know we have community transmission and frontline healthcare workers have tested positive.We also hearing that some employers are requiring recently travelled providers to return to work without the recommended 14 day period of self-isolation9-10% of...

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Fully Utilizing Nurse Practitioners in Response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020 Ontario is facing an unprecedented need for effectively trained health professionals to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are hearing from all parts of the health system that current self quarantine measures, combined with child care concerns due to closed schools, are causing shortages of trained HHR across the system,...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Advanced Botulinum Toxin and Fillers Course (2-Day Course)

    August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Webinar: COVID-19 and Mental Health

    August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  3. HPV: Cervical screening and HPV Vaccination in the COVID-19 Environment

    September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. NPAO 2020 Virtual Annual Conference

    September 24 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 4:00 pm
  5. NPAO Annual General Meeting

    October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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