Community News


15 Feb RNAO Health Professional Expo – May 10th

Here’s your chance to find out why RNAO’s Health Professional Expo is a huge success year after year.  This event has already been opened up to our last year’s exhibitors and is filling up quickly. The expo is a great opportunity to: Connect with health-care professional and recent...

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13 Feb CHNIG 2019 AGM – Saturday, April 13th from 0800h – 1100h

We would like to invite you to attend the 2019 Community Health Nurses' Initiatives Group (CHNIG) Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Register by signing into myrnao and mark your calendar!  View the agenda here. During this meeting, you will have the opportunity to: Participate in interactive health promotion activities and...

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12 Feb NCCMT – Call for Abstracts on EIDM usage due March 15th

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is pleased to announce that they are assembling a collection of stories for the third issue of the Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) Casebook.  Following the success of the first two issues of the EIDM Casebook, they are inviting individuals and...

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30 Jan Nurses’ Health Program

The Nurses' Health Program (NHP) is a new program that offers support and treatment to nurses across Ontario with mental health and/or substance use disorders.  NHP is a voluntary, bilingual, evidence-based program, focused on early identification and referral to treatment. The NHP offers eligible nurses access...

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27 Jan NCCMT – New functionality for EIDM Assessment Tool

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) has developed a new group functionality for our Online Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) Skills Assessment Tool.  The EIDM Skills Assessment can be customized to your team’s needs with this functionality. Choose among the following customization options:  Randomized or non-randomized...

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02 Jan RNAO Recognition Awards – submissions due January 16th

Every day, health-care professionals, members of the public and organizations help make a difference for Ontarians. The RNAO Recognition Awards are presented annually to recognize individuals and groups that make significant contributions to RNAO's mandate: Speaking Out for Nursing, Speaking Out for Health. To honour these individuals...

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26 Dec CNO Update on Psychotherapy and RN Prescribing

The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Council has approved draft regulations for psychotherapy and for RN prescribing. The draft regulation for psychotherapy contains proposed changes under the Nursing Act, 1991 to identify that a RN may perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.  RNAO and its...

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