Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario


New BPG on crisis intervention

RNAO is pleased to announce the release of the third edition of the best practice guideline Crisis Intervention for Adults Using a Trauma-Informed Approach: Initial Four Weeks of Care.

This edition focuses on how nurses and the interprofessional team can provide effective trauma-informed crisis interventions (immediately and up to four weeks post-crisis) in adults (18 years and older) across all care settings, in order to optimize evidence-based practices and clinical outcomes.

This guideline is applicable in all practice settings and promotes consistent, evidence-based response and care. It also replaces both the 2002 RNAO BPG Crisis Intervention and the 2006 supplement.

Access the guideline at RNAO’s BPG webpage: Hard copies will be available for order in the coming months.

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