RNAO is Ontario’s professional nursing leader. As the collective voice of 41,000, RNAO speaks out for nursing and for health across the province. Because of members, we have been able to...

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...


    Get to know your local MPP. Our Queen’s Park on the Road event connects RNs, NPs and nursing students with their local representatives so they can help inform them about health, health care, and nursing challenges.

    The third edition of RNAO’s BPG Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls is now available.

    The purpose of this guideline is to outline evidence-based approaches for preventing falls and reducing fall injuries. This highly anticipated guideline has an expanded scope from the previous edition to include all adults (aged 18 and older) and recommendations that are applicable across the spectrum of care.

    All nurses have the right to practise in a supportive environment where workplace violence is not tolerated.

    That’s why all efforts to address workplace violence must be expanded to all health-care settings in which RNs, NPs and RPNs work, including long-term care.