Your membership strengthens the voice of Registered Practical Nurses in Ontario along with the 32,000+ RPNs in the province.
We need all of your support in continuing our vital role of helping RPNs engage in fulfilling careers that utilize all of their knowledge and skills while continuing to reinforce to health care organizations that RPNs represent an excellent, practical way to provide the best quality health care.
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Benefits of Membership
One unified voice representing registered practical nurses in the province of Ontario. Your RPNAO membership provides you with valuable benefits that support, protect and enhance your career, including:
Your RPNAO membership includes our comprehensive malpractice and professional liability protection insurance coverage. As or March 31, 2014, every nurse registered to work in Ontario will be required to have professional liability insurance protection coverage, which is part of the by-law 44.4 from the College of Nurses of Ontario. Please see the following RPNAO links:
As an RPNAO member, your insurance will cover you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, worry free; all this with zero deductible. Whether you are practicing nursing as a paid employedd at one job or more, or volunteering as a nurse.
RPNs across the province need this insurance to help protect their career, as well as their assets and livelihoods. The value of having this insurance at any stage in your career as a nurse is crucial. Not only does this demonstrate professionalism, but it provides you with the peace of mind in knowing you are protected.
o Operating Room Nurses (OR SIG),
o Independent Business Nurses (IB SIG),
o Gerontological Nursing SIG (GN SIG);
Membership fees are payable annually and can be paid in one lump sum, in installments, or through a payroll deduction plan at your place of employment. Reduced rates are available for practical nursing students retired, and non-practicing RPNs.
Terms of Membership: Full Year Membership expires on Jun/30 every year; Half Year Membership expires on Dec/31 or Jun/30 every year. Membership is not transferable and Membership Fee is not refundable.
$1 of the RPNAO Membership Fee is donated towards the Education Trust Fund.