Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

About the Best Practice Champions Network®

What is the Best Practice Champions Network®?
Established in 2002, 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
  • https://rnao.ca/bpg/get-involved/champions/open-house

*Become a Champion
RNAO offers three options for becoming a Champion:

  1. A full day, in-person workshop https://rnao.ca/bpg/get-involved/champions/workshops;
  2. Virtual Learning Series https://rnao.ca/bpg/get-involved/champions/digital; and
  3. ELearning course https://rnao.ca/bpg/courses/best-practice-champions-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 CessationMental 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 is funded by the Government of Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and all activities associated with the Best Practice Champions Network® are offered free of charge to nurses and other health-care providers living and/or working in Ontario.

Host a Champions Workshop
To host a Champions workshop for the 2018/2019 year, please click here.