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Posted: February 3rd, 2015

News Release:

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 2, 2015 – The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is encouraged by a number of the priorities highlighted in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s new Action Plan for Health Care.

Posted: January 23rd, 2015

Is the cold winter weather getting you down? Do you need a fun evening out with friends? Come out to support the Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) Zumba Party fundraiser on January 31st, 2015.

Posted: December 17th, 2014

The Ontario Long-Term Care Task Force on Resident Care and Safety has issued its third update, reporting on progress achieved over the last year as it continues to implement its three-year Action Plan to Address Abuse and Neglect in Long-Term Care Homes. The new report, Strengthening Leadership, Knowledge and Quality to Improve Care and Safety of Residents in Long-Term Care Homes, highlights the significant achievements and new initiatives carried out by the Task Force and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to support quality of life for Ontario’s 77,000 long-term care residents. OLTCA is a member of the task force and contributed to the report.

Posted: December 1st, 2014

Congratulations to the following students who have received the 2014 Education Trust Fund Bursary Award:

Janice Dryburgh - Fanshawe College
Alanna Piksiades - Confederation College
Daniel Jeffrey Mousseau - Mohawk College
Jessica Marie Frohlich - Conestoga College
Shannon Katheleen McLean - Georgian College
Burcu Digdem Iltan - Fanshawe College
Bok Seon Park - George Brown College
Brittany Spurr - Fleming College
Karli Ideso - Fanshawe College
Kimberly Smith - Georgian College

Posted: October 27th, 2014

Attention RPNs working in Endoscopy and/or Colonoscopy:

The Quality Management Partnership is currently embarking on in-person and web-based consultations to inform the Phase 2 Report that will be submitted to the Ministry in March 2015. As part of this consultation process, we would like you to join us for a 90-minute facilitated in-person consultation on the proposed design of a provincial quality management program for colonoscopy.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) today announced the appointment of Anne McKenzie as the organization's new president. McKenzie, who takes over for outgoing President Brenda Mundy, was sworn in at the association's Annual General Meeting & Conference earlier today... more

Posted: July 28th, 2014

Registration for RPNAO’s 56th Annual General Meeting and Conference, PLUS the Role Clarity Symposium is now open.

Early Bird registration ends on September 6th, 2014.

For more information about both events please follow this link 56th Annual General Meeting and Conference Plus Role Clarity Symposium

Posted: June 25th, 2014

The Registered Practical Nursing Association of Ontario (RPNAO) has embarked on an initiative to gain a better understanding of the enablers and barriers to the utilization of RPN’s knowledge, skill and judgment for quality patient outcomes. The association has developed a survey entitled, “Utilizing RPN’s Knowledge, Skill and Judgment for Quality Patient Outcomes – 2014 RPNAO Survey.” To access the questionnaire, please click here. The questionnaire is available until August 15, 2014.

Posted: June 4th, 2014

New report provides recommendations for nurses, nursing employers and educators