Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Advanced Clinical Practice Fellowships

The next Request for Proposals will be March 2, 2015.

The ACPF is designed to provide a Registered Nurse (RN) with a focused self-directed learning experience to develop clinical, leadership or best practice guideline implementation knowledge and skills, with support from a mentor(s), the organization where the RN is employed, and the RNAO.  This initiative is aimed at developing and promoting nursing knowledge and expertise, and improving client care and outcomes in Ontario. Clients are defined as individuals, families, groups or communities.

The length of the program is 12 weeks (full time) or 20 weeks (part time) for a total of 450 hours. Broadly identified target areas for these Fellowships include the Government of Ontario high needs areas of Emergency Care, Gerontology, Home Health Care, Mental Health Care, Primary Health Care, and Marginalized Populations.

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Get the application document now.

All proposal development workshops are listed on our events calendar.


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Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Advanced Clinical Practice Fellowship recipients.



Cheryl Anne Bondy The Ottawa Hospital
Deborah Lappen Baycrest
Elena Cacchione Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network
Elizabeth Brown Hotel Dieu Hospital
Elizabeth Wishart Cambridge Memorial Hospital
Fissan Lau Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
Flora Turner Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Community Care Access Centre
Ivy Henry Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Julia Miles Belleville Nurse Practitioner –Led Clinic
Katie Goldsmith Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
Linda Emslie Grand River Hospital
Lisa Prowd Great Bruce Health Unit
Lorraine Kelly Saint Elizabeth
Lynn Mills St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Marcella Honour Trillium Health Partners-Credit Valley Hospital Site
Nicole LeBlanc The Hospital for Sick Children
Sabrina Headley St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Complex Care
Sandhya Goge University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Sandra Walsh Women’s College Hospital
Siobhan McEwen McMaster Children’s Hospital
Terra Codack Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Thuy Pham Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Zixi Huang Mount Sinai Hospital