Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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Registered Nurse Journal

Registered Nurse Journal is now RNJ digital

Visit for full access to features, profiles, columns, news, and our much-loved What nursing means to me section. Read the most up-to-date content, or search for back issues of the print publication, dating to early 2018.

RNJ is a benefit of membership with RNAO, which means visitors must be registered with to enjoy all of the content on the new platform. Once you’ve signed in, be sure to tell us what you think by responding to three quick questions using the "feedback" link in the footer of each page.

To inquire about opportunities to become involved in your RNJ, click on the "submission guidelines" link in the footer, contact, or call 416-599-1925/1-800-268-7199 ext. 233. 

The latest...

Features include…

  • Trickery can be tragic – Public health nurses meet with youth to raise awareness of the dangers of vaping.
  • One member, one vote - Starting May 26, members will begin casting their votes on three important governance items. Find out what they are.
  • Leading change through social movement – RNAO, for the last two decades, has been working to understand how to move evidence-to-practice at the individual, organizational and health-system levels.
  • Fall Tour: Talking with members – Highlights from the association’s fifth-annual Fall Tour with members across the province.
  • Becoming a BPSO in long-term care – How long-term care organizations are committing to evidence-based practice as LTC-BPSOs.
  • RN profile: Nataly Farshait – As senior director of evidence-based practice integration at Toronto’s Humber River Hospital, Nataly Farshait wants to make sure “…best practice is the easiest practice to follow.”
  • In the end: What nursing means to me – Caroline Variath always dreamed about becoming a nurse in the fast-paced ICU, but had not thought about the deaths she would encounter in the role.