CNA: E-learning Modules About Newly Legalized Cannabis

Please take some time to complete these interactive and informative modules, and the evaluation, at your earliest convenience: Topics The science and pharmacology of cannabis The history of cannabis and […]

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Statement on the Discovery of Mass Graves at Kamloops Indigenous Residential School

It is with very heavy hearts that NPAO acknowledges the atrocities and cultural genocide that Canada’s Indigenous peoples endure at the hands of settlers. We are once again reminded of […]

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NPAO Statement on the Final Report of Ontario’s COVID19 Long Term Care Commission

The Government of Ontario’s Long-Term Care Commission (LTCC) released the report of its findings on Friday, April 30.  The LTCC was commissioned to investigate how and why COVID-19 spread in […]

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Statement on Inequitable Nurse Practitioner Compensation During COVID-19 Pandemic

The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant strain on our health care system. Health care providers in every sector have stepped up and are working at full capacity to […]

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NPAO Strategic Plan

NPAO is pleased to release its new Strategic Plan for 2021-2024 (see links below). We feel it captures the priorities of Nurse Practitioners in Ontario as it was your voice […]

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Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario and Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Association Supports ‘Vision for Tomorrow’ Report

Nurse Practitioners represent a great promise for an improved healthcare system (Ontario, CA) The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) and the Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Association (NPLCA) support the recommendations […]

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Ensuring Equity in Ontario’s Vaccination Campaign

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Position Statement on Retention of Stipend for Nurse Practitioner Preceptors

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) play a vital role in our healthcare system, with roles that include clinical care, collaboration, consultation, and leadership. As regulated health care professionals, the College of Nurses […]

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NPAO NP Week 2020 Toolkit Available Now!

Take advantage of this special week to bring recognition to the NP role and increase awareness of the exceptional contributions NPs make to the health of millions of Ontarians. This […]

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Flu Shot Posters

Flu season is approaching! NPAO has created these posters to help spread awareness and encouragement of the flu shot.

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Letter to Premier from AFHTO-NPAO-OCFP

Dear Premier, Ontario has now surpassed the highest number of daily cases that were identified during wave 1 in the spring. With 700 cases reported yesterday, it is time to […]

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The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) congratulates the Ministry of Long Term Care and the Government of Ontario for taking the long overdue steps required to address the needs for Long Term Care (LTC) in this Province. This is a critical time for the future of long term care in this province....

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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]. […]

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