Policy and Political Action

Policy & Political Action

The RN(EC)-GP Relationship: A Good Beginning

The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) are interested in defining effective strategies, which can then be used to optimize the working relationships between General Practitioners (GPs) and Nurse Practitioners with the RN(EC) designation RN(EC)s or NPs. (Note: In the report the terms RN(EC) and NP are used interchangeably in all cases the individual has an RN(EC) designation).

In order to gain insight into the overall collaborative practice between GPs and NPs, the OMA and RNAO retained Goldfarb Intelligence Marketing and D. Dave HealthCare Solutions to conduct a qualitative research study that consisted of one-on-one and joint interviews with GPs and NPs.

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