Celebrating 60 years [1958-2018]

In Good Hands.




Self-care learning module for nurses



Nurses need self-care.


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RPNAO 60th Annual General Meeting & Conference 2018


October 25 & 26, 2018 - Huntsville, Ontario


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Blog - RPNAO On Nursing


Coming soon.


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Nursing Education Initiative


Continuing Education Grants for Ontario's Nurses


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Professionals, first and foremost. All nurses are knowledge based professionals.

In Ontario, RPNs are community college graduates. After graduation, they write a national certification examination. Once they successfully complete this exam, they are registered to practice as a nurse by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). All nurses must renew their CNO registration annually, maintaining up-to-date skills and knowledge of current practices, to preserve their professional standing.

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@RPNAO And welcome to practical nursing!
May. 26, 2018


24 May

Blog - RPNAO On Nursing

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26 Apr

Nursing Week 2018

 Dear Registered Practical Nurses and practical nursing students,Nursing... Read more


Join RPNAO - be part of the voice for RPNs in Ontario!

Membership Application for RPNs, students and organizations


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16 Apr

AdvantAge Ontario AGM April 16-18

  • Apr 16, 18

Join RPNAO as we are exhibitors at the upcoming: AdvantAge Ontario Annual... Read more

06 Mar

RPN Bursaries for Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute, May 22-25. 2018

  • Mar 06, 18

RPNs across the province are consistently telling us that they want more... Read more

01 Jan

New Grad Day - Mississauga, Kingston, Barrie and London Ont.

  • Jan 01, 70

Join us for a specially designed workshop for newly graduated or recently... Read more

04 Aug

Change Day Ontario: The Difference is You!

  • Aug 04, 17

RPNAO is excited to announce that, with the unanimous endorsement of our Board... Read more