Sign In

Sign In/Join


Healthcare News

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More


Health Quality Ontario has posted a health technology assessment with a recommendation on Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Based on our findings, the following recommendation is being made: […]

Read More

RN prescribing: seeking your feedback on proposed regulation changes

Earlier this month, the College of Nurses of Ontario’s (CNO’s) Council approved draft regulations that will: permit RNs to prescribe certain medication and communicate diagnoses for the purpose of prescribing; and impact […]

Read More

Clinician Survey of Pain Education Interests and Preferences

The University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain (UTCSP) is committed to advancing pain practices by linking clinicians and researchers through education. Prior research has identified important improvements […]

Read More

OCFP Palliative Mentor Program

The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) is pleased to let you know about the launch of a mentoring program to support clinicians in the delivery of high-quality Palliative and End-of […]

Read More

New Monitoring Regulations for Medical Assistance in Dying

As of Nov. 1, 2018, the Government of Canada’s new Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) regulations are effect. The new regulations outline what information needs to be reported after a […]

Read More

Frail seniors program in P.E.I. receives national recognition

The Caring for Older Adults at Home or in Community (COACH) program was recently recognized with the Canadian Frailty Network’s Conference Choice Frailty Innovation Award. The program was chosen by […]

Read More

New Resources for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care

Dear Colleagues, Public Health Ontario (PHO) is pleased to announce that it has developed a series of resources to address the overuse of antibiotics in long-term care homes (LTCHs). Up to half […]

Read More

CEP’s Non-medical Cannabis Resource

Preventing and reducing cannabis use-related harms and risks are top-of-mind when it comes to the legalization of cannabis. Through screening, assessment and discussion with patients, primary care providers play an […]

Read More

CCSA: Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to share their newest resource titled Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. (see link below) The Guidelines were […]

Read More

Nurse Practitioner ranked among Canada’s best jobs!

According to Canadian Business, nurse practitioners rank as the number two job available in Canada! For more information, please click on this link for the original Canadian Business article.

Read More

CNO Update Regarding Opioid Prescribing

NPAO would like to make members aware of a recent update to the federal Food and Drug Regulation which may impact your practice. As of October 23, 2018, all nurses […]

Read More

MTO Reporting Forms

Reminder: New Fitness to Drive Form for physicians, nurse practitioners and occupational therapists The requirements for reporting fitness to drive changed on July 1.  As a result, the updated Medical […]

Read More

New Report – Canadian Cancer Care Statistics

The 2018 Canadian Cancer Statistics publication includes a special report on cancer incidence by stage at diagnosis. It also includes an overview of cancer in Canada (using estimates from Canadian […]

Read More

Community health officials want nicotine patches made available to low income clients

Local community health care advocates want the province to pay for nicotine patches and other replacement therapies to help low-income patients quit smoking. Dr. Robyn Mossman and nurse practitioner Chris […]

Read More

Nurse Practitioners Boost Presence By 43% In Rural America

Nurse practitioners have dramatically increased their presence as the go-to primary care providers in rural America thanks in part to regulatory changes that allow patients to more easily see these health […]

Read More

CNPS: Nurse Practitioner Series: Are you aware of the implications of completing a patient form?

Nurse practitioners, and at times, registered nurses, may be asked by their patients or required by legislation to complete forms to be submitted to a third party. This typically includes […]

Read More

BC Government Plans to Boost Primary Care

The British Columbia government wants to make the increasingly difficult job of finding a family doctor easier for the province’s residents by boosting access to primary care. “It won’t be […]

Read More

Become a part of this vibrant, dynamic organization!

The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario is your professional voice.

NPs speaking for NPs.

Sign In Become a Member

Follow Us