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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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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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New ASA Guidelines from Heart & Stroke

The Heart and Stroke Best Practice has released some new information on the management in the use of ASA for prevention of a first vascular event. Check out the journal article. Check on the' for the new webinar. Click on the link for the full article Use of ASA for prevention of...

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CNA, NPAO, WeRPN Letter to Premier Ford & Minister Elliott

Hon. Doug FordPremier of OntarioLegislative BuildingQueen's ParkToronto, ON  M7A Hon. Christine ElliottDeputy Premier & Minister of HealthMinistry of Health5th Floor777 Bay St.Toronto, ON  M7A Dear Premier Ford and Minister Elliott: Re: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic In light of the rapidly escalating situation both globally and in our country, we know...

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Position Statement on the Role of Nurse Practitioners in the development of Ontario Health Teams

February 2020 Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) represent a significant opportunity to re-design Ontario’s health care system. OHTs enable health professionals across sectors to work collectively within their local community to ensure patients receive seamless and coordinated care, with information shared across the network.  As the first wave of OHTs begin, focus has shifted...

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  1. Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety & Disability Management Course

    May 23 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Southeast Regional Booster Day

    June 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Southwest Region Booster Day

    June 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Acute Care Day: Central Region Booster Day

    June 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  5. NPLCA 2020 Leadership Conference

    June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 2:00 pm
  6. Thunder Bay Booster Day

    June 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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