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 May 25, 2018 for a new round of ACPF fellowships that will occur any time during the period of October 9, 2018 – February 1st, 2019. Fellowships during this time must be completed on a full time basis only.
Applying is now easier than ever! Submit your application in 3 easy steps:

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

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

ACPF 2018-2019 Important Dates

Fellowship Cycle

RFP Issue Date

Intent to Submit Deadline

Application Deadline

Summer (Oct 9, 2018 - Feb 1, 2019)

May 25, 2018

July 13, 2018

July 27, 2018

Email us / or call us toll free 1 800 268-7199

Downloadable Files:
ACPF Proposal Application Template419.5 KB
ACPF Request for Proposals363.85 KB