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Right click to see imageCelebrate WorldPride with RNAO at June 29 parade

Pride Week 2014 (June 20-29) is shaping up to be one of the best ever, and as usual, RNAO will be a part of the festivities. We’re once again teaming up with the Rainbow Nursing Interest Group (RNIG) to march in the June 29 Pride parade and show our support for the LGBTTIQQ2SA community.

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Right click to see imageStay put with RNAO the simple way: choose RNAO's continuous membership option

We know you're a busy person. You dedicate so much of your time every day to providing the best care possible to your patients. With this in mind, and in order to save you time and trouble, you can benefit from all that RNAO has to offer without the hassle of membership renewal. Consider RNAO's continuous membership option.

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Right click to see image All the benefits of RNAO membership for just $50

Do you have colleagues who still aren’t part of their professional association? Now is the best time to change that. RNAO is offering full membership, with all the benefits, for just $50. Tell your colleagues they can join RNAO until Oct. 31, 2014 at this ultra-low rate and receive professional liability protection (PLP), the award-winning Registered Nurse Journal, major discounts on educational opportunities, and much more.

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Right click to see imageOntario votes: RNs play pivotal role in provincial election

Ontarians cast their ballots, and Kathleen Wynne remains the province’s premier after her Liberal Party won enough seats to form a majority government. In the June 12 provincial election, the Liberals won 58 seats, while Tim Hudak’s PCs won 28 seats, and Andrea Horwath’s NDP took 21 seats.

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Right click to see imageRNs to new legislature: Ontario needs $14 minimum wage

The dust has settled from the provincial election, and now it’s time to focus on the issues. When Ontario’s legislature reconvenes July 2, MPPs need to make raising the minimum wage to $14 a priority. RNAO and a coalition of professionals from various sectors are asking the province to help lift Ontarians out of poverty by raising the minimum wage to $14.

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Right click to see imageNurses urge federal government to reverse cuts to refugee health care

It’s been nearly two years since the federal government made cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP), denying refugees in Canada access to primary health care. Just as registered nurses predicted, evidence shows this “cost-saving” move has been harmful to both the health of refugees and to the province’s bottom line.

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Right click to see imageRNAO launches task force to recruit and retain nurses in rural communities

Nearly two million Canadians live in rural settings, yet these communities often have difficulties recruiting and maintaining a nursing workforce. To address the health needs of Ontarians living in these areas, RNAO created the Rural, Remote and Underserviced Area – Nursing Workforce Task Force.

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Best Practice Guidelines

Right click to see imageRecommendations released to prevent abuse and neglect of older adults

The abuse and neglect of older adults are serious health and social concerns with devastating consequences, so RNAO has worked with leading experts to develop recommendations aimed at stopping elder abuse. These 22 recommendations were released at a media conference at RNAO home office leading up to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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Right click to see imageLatest issue of Diabetic Foot Canada e-Journal released

Health professionals who treat patients with diabetes – take notice. The newest edition of the Diabetic Foot Canada e-Journal has been released online. The journal, developed jointly by RNAO and the Canadian Association of Wound Care, published its inaugural issue in Sept. 2013.

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Right click to see imageNew e-module guide to extreme heat events

The dog days of summer are on their way, and health professionals need to gear up for the heat. A brand new e-module has been developed to support health-care workers in dealing with extreme heat events. Health Care Workers Guide to Extreme Heat Events will help health professionals stay on top of the latest heat health evidence.

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In the Know with RNAO: Childhood Obesity Webinar

June 26, 2014, live via webcast

This webinar series was launched for the release of the second edition of RNAO’s best practice guideline, Primary Prevention of Childhood Obesity.

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Inclusivity for a Healthy Work Environment

July 18, 2014, Courtyard Marriott, Toronto, ON

Part two of our three-part Healthy Work Environments Workshop Series will explore conflict, violence and bullying in the workplace.

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Leadership for a Healthy Work Environment

Sept. 8, 2014, Courtyard Marriott, Toronto, ON

Leadership at the point of care will be discussed in the last of our three-part Healthy Work Environments Workshop Series.

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Designing and Delivering Effective Education Programs

Sept. 15-19, 2014, Courtyard Marriott, Toronto, ON

Become better educators and lifelong learners thanks to the expertise of facilitators and fellow participants.

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