Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

About the Best Practice Champions Network®

What is the Best Practice Champions Network®?
This network is made up of thousands of nurses and other health-care providers who are passionate about evidence-based practice and improving care in their organization. Once an individual completes the best practice champion training*, they are automatically registered in the network..

Network Benefits:
Best practice champions have access to a variety of resources and supports including:

  • social networking
  • regular information sharing webinars
  • additional workshops and seminars on relevant topics
  • funding opportunities to support further education and networking

*Become a champion
RNAO offers two options for becoming a champion:

  1. A two-part virtual workshop:
  2. ELearning course:

Specialty champions
Specialized champion training introduces learners to the process of implementing evidence-based practices, along with strategies to assist with implementing changes in regard to specific clinical areas of practice. These include: smoking cessation, mental health and addictions and long-term care. All champions, including specialized champions, are part of the Best Practice Champions Network and are welcome to access the Best Practice Champions Network events and resources. This program, which was created in 2002, is funded by the Ontario government. All activities associated with the Best Practice Champions Network are offered free of charge.