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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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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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NPLC Overview

First established in 2007, Ontario’s Nurse Practitioner Led Clinics [NPLCs] are innovative non- profit primary care teams where Nurse Practitioners [NP] are the Most Responsible Primary Care Provider [NP MRP]. With care, access and quality outcomes that exceed provincial standards in a fiscally responsible manner, NPLCs represent opportunities to improve healthcare system function...

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Call for Applicants

Join Our Team! The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario is looking for a new board member to join our dynamic team! As a volunteer board director, you will have the opportunity to:  develop or refine your leadership and board governance skillslearn about the challenges and resources of government relations be a representative for your colleagues...

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Regional Representative Report – June 2019 – HNHB LHIN – Diane Gwartz

June 2019 Report by Diane Gwartz, NPAO LHIN 4 Representative I am representing NPAO on the Cancer Care Ontario OBSP Expert Panel on Informed Choice and Shared Decision-Making. There has been one meeting so far, which I have attended. In December 2018, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care released updated breast...

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Belleville Steps Up Doctor Recruitment Efforts

It’s become a big challenge for communities across the province, and Belleville is no exception when it comes to attracting family physicians, so city council approved spending an additional $50,000 for the 2019 physician recruitment program at its meeting Monday at city hall with the goal of recruiting two more family doctors in...

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Canadian Nurses Association and Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario release joint statement on province’s plan to create health-care ‘super agency’

The Ontario government has announced its plan to create Ontario Health, a large publicly funded health-care agency that will consolidate the province’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks and six other health agencies. The province claims the move will end hallway health care, improve collaboration and focus more sharply on meeting patient needs. Mike...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Certification Program (Injectables: Filler And botox)

    February 22 @ 8:00 am - February 23 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Annual Update in Emergency Medicine

    February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Master Injector Program: Advanced filler and botox

    February 24 @ 9:00 am - February 25 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Facial Anatomy Cadaver Lab: Dissection and Injection

    February 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Facial Anatomy Cadaver Lab: Dissection and Injection

    February 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  6. NPAO Town Hall Webinar: More to Issues Than Meets the Eye

    March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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