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Nurses Week Contest | Enter to win a ticket to the Wounds Canada National Hybrid Conference

Celebrate Nurses Week by showcasing your invaluable contributions to wound care health for a chance to win a ticket to the Wounds Canada National Hybrid Conference, October 17-19, 2024! Share […]

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NPAO Commends Homeless Health Peel for its Nurse-led Primary Care Initiative

TORONTO (March 28, 2024) The Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario (NPAO) commends Homeless Health Peel (HHP) for its success in securing funding from the Government of Ontario to support a […]

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The Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario (NPAO), as the representative body of over 5000 Nurse Practitioners (NPs), applauds the Ontario Ministry of Health for the significant investment of $546 million allocated towards Primary Health Care (PHC). 

03.26.24 NPAO CEO Dr. Michelle Acorn stated, “NPAO is thrilled that our pre-budget submission advocating for funding to fully integrate NPs was utilized. This large commitment will advance health outcome […]

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Nominations Now Open | NPAO Nurse Practitioner Awards

The NPAO Awards are created to celebrate the excellence, innovation, research and important role our NP members play in shaping and improving the health system for all Ontarians. Multiple awards […]

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As the representative body of Nurse Practitioners in Ontario, NPAO signs onto Team Primary Care’s Call to Action, titled Our Collective Duty to Act.

03.19.24 Team Primary Care is calling for action towards an integrated health care system in which every individual receives equitable, high-quality, comprehensive care from a well-trained, well-supported, and optimally utilized […]

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Nominations now open | Patient Choice Award

Has your Nurse Practitioner made a difference in your life or that of a loved one? Share your story and nominate them for the Patient Choice Award! Deadline: June 14, […]

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The Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario (NPAO) is thrilled by the recent announcement from the Ontario Ministry of Health regarding the allocation of additional funding towards expanding interprofessional primary care and existing programs.

02.01.24 This is a significant investment that will support Nurse Practitioners, as integral healthcare team members, in ensuring Ontarians receive the high-quality, timely care they deserve. NPAO looks forward to continuing to […]

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NPAO CEO, Dr. Michelle Acorn at the 2024 Pre-Budget Consultation

01.18.24 Watch our video featuring NPAO CEO, Dr. Michelle Acorn, discussing her impactful presentation at the 2024 pre-budget consultation in Mississauga (Jan 17, 2024). Key message to the minister & […]

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NPAO announces new CEO: Dr. Michelle Acorn

NPAO is proud to announce Dr. Michelle Acorn, DNP, NP-PHC/Adult, MN/ACNP, BScN/PHCNP as our new Chief Executive Officer.

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NPAO Annual Conference | Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus Now Available!

NPAO Annual Conference | September 25 – 27, 2024 Now is your opportunity to engage more than 350 attendees! Reach this targeted audience as an exhibitor by sponsoring a symposium, […]

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2023 Nurse Practitioner Holiday Wish List

What Are We Wishing for to Make the Holidays Merry & Bright? Starting December 12, make sure to check out our Nurse Practitioner Holiday wish list, with one new wish […]

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Celebrate NP week by highlighting the impact NPs have in the healthcare system!

To celebrate NP week we are highlighting the wonderful work of NPs across the healthcare system.  This contest is now closed

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NPAO Annual Report Now Available

Our Annual Report highlights the many ways NPAO worked to achieve our strategic plan. View the report

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Nurse Practitioners’ Barriers to Practice

In June 2023, the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario conducted a survey of over 1200 NPs in Ontario to identify and update the barriers to Nurse Practitioners’ ability to practice. […]

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2023 NPAO Annual Conference 

On behalf of the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) and the 2023 ConferencePlanning Committee, we look forward to welcoming you to Toronto, Ontario on September 20 – 22 to […]

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NPAO Meet & Greet 

All Nurse Practitioners and NP Students are cordially invited to Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) Meet & Greet on Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm […]

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NPAO Awards | Nominations Now Open

Awards were created to celebrate the excellence, innovation, research and important role our members play in shaping and improving the health system for all Ontarians. You can nominate an NP […]

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2023 NPAO Annual Conference Call for Abstracts

NPAO Annual Conference | September 20 – 22, 2023 Nurse Practitioners: Innovative Influencers of Health and Wellness The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario Annual Conference is an important forum that […]

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NPAO’s Response to CBC Article

NPAO would like to see the needs of patients managed, and health care delivered, within the Ontario Public Health Care system. Unfortunately, in today’s environment that is not occuring for […]

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NPAO – NPLCA Budget Submission Advocacy Documents

The Promise of Efficient & Effective Healthcare Delivery Health care delivery in Ontario is suffering. Ontario is suffering an acute shortage of primary care providers that significantly limits access to […]

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