Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Advanced Clinical Practice Fellowships

The Advanced Clinical Practice Fellowship (ACPF) program provides registered nurses (RN) and nurse practitioners (NP) the opportunity to have 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/NP is employed, and RNAO. This initiative is aimed at developing and promoting nursing knowledge and expertise, and improving client care and health 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.

Application Now Open!

A new request for proposals was issued on November 5, 2018 for a new round of ACPF fellowships that will occur any time during the period of April 15, 2019 – February 1st, 2020.

Applying is now easier than ever! Submit your application in 3 easy steps:

  1. Review the Request for Proposals
  2. Alert us of your Intent to Submit
  3. Complete and Submit your application online

Note: You may complete your responses in the application template found below, but must submit your final application online.

ACPF 2019-2020 Important Dates

Fellowship Cycle

RFP Issue Date

Intent to Submit Deadline

Application Deadline

(Sep. 3, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2020)

Mar. 4, 2019

May 6, 2019

May 17, 2019

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