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Best Practice Guidelines

Revolutionizing nursing through evidence. The Best Practice Guidelines program supports nurses by providing them with the best evidence available. We strive to enhance nursing practice through...


Our policy team uses a non-profit and non-partisan nursing lens for advocacy. We focus on social determinants of health, healthy policy and creating vibrant communities to advance the health of...


    Nurse practitioners from across Ontario will come together to have meaningful dialogue about critically important issues at the 2014 NPAO Annual Conference. The conference will be held Nov. 6–8, 2014 at the Hamilton Convention Centre with the theme The Art & Science of Transformative Care.

    The 2014 conference will blend clinical and professional content across a wide range of specialties and practices, featuring a selection of interactive pre-conference workshops, sponsored dinner and breakfast symposia, and the presentation of the 2014 NPAO Awards.

    Friday, July 18, 2014 |

    Helping pregnant women and new mothers become smoke-free is the focus of a free smoking cessation workshop series from RNAO’s iaBPG Centre. Eight full-day workshops will be held across the province from September 2014 to February 2015, led by two prominent smoking cessation experts.

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014 |

    The streets of Toronto shone with rainbow colours from June 20—29 as the city celebrated its biggest Pride Week ever.

    Toronto was chosen as host for the fourth-ever WorldPride event, and the city responded with 10 days of festivities honouring diversity, inclusion and equal rights. To cap off the event, RNAO members joined a record 12,000 marchers in the June 29 Pride Parade.

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014 |