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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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COVID-19 Updates

Situation Report #284 : COVID-19 / Rapport sur la Situation #284 : COVID-19

November 4, 2020 Situation: Case count as of 10:00 am November 4, 2020 / Number of cases at 10:00 am November 4, 2020 Area / Region Case count / Number […]

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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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NPAO RESPONSE TO LTC STAFFING STUDY

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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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 […]

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

Hon. Doug FordPremier of OntarioLegislative BuildingQueen’s ParkToronto, ON  M7A 1A1premier@ontario.ca Hon. Christine ElliottDeputy Premier & Minister of HealthMinistry of Health5th Floor777 Bay St.Toronto, ON  M7A 2J3christine.elliott@pc.ola.org 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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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 […]

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Healthcare News

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 […]

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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 […]

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Healthcare News

HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT

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: […]

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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 […]

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