Why join RNAO?

Your membership adds to RNAO's strong voice, which keeps the government accountable for its commitments and more registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and nursing students in the health system. As a member, your benefits include:

  • Professional liability protection automatically provided with your membership at no extra charge
  • Fierce advocacy on behalf of the nursing profession
  • Free education
  • Discounts on events
  • Networking events
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Career counselling
  • Education funding
  • Subscription to the award winning RNJ
  • Access to RNAO's exclusive Legal Assistance Program (LAP®)
  • Discounts on insurance including home and auto, critical illness, malpractice, business, pet, and personal insurance programs

RNAO's membership year runs from Nov. 1 to Oct. 31.

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Member benefits

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) offers many money-saving benefits that can more than offset your membership fees. Explore the menu options to find out how to make the most of your membership! Since 1925, we have advocated for healthy public policy, promoted excellence in nursing practice, increased nurses' contribution to shaping the health system, and influenced decisions that affect nurses and the public they serve. RNAO boasts 46,000 RNs, NPs and nursing student members in Ontario and abroad. RNAO members benefit from membership in a variety of ways.

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