Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

November/December 2012

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Full Scope Nursing in Primary Care

Primary care nurses have the skills – and desire – to provide more comprehensive care that will benefit patients.

Three years ago, Newmarket RN Kathleen Boyd started working on the family health team (FHT) at Southlake Regional Health Centre. She was the team’s first RN, and wanted to gain more insight into the role of a primary care nurse by visiting other FHTs that already had an RN on board. She was surprised by what she found.

Online RNJ Content: Nurses offer support after diagnosis and treatment - This value-added feature gives readers of the magazine a little something extra online that they won't find in the print version of the magazine. Enjoy.

Colorectal cancer survivors turn to NPs for follow-up, and co-ordination of after-treatment care. Read more...