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Patient Centred Care


Patient Centred Care Education for RPNs and other health care professionals  


Overview: The Patient Centred Care course has been developed and will be available for RPNs and other healthcare professionals through the new RPNAO online e-learning system. The course is designed to provide learners with education and tools to a patient centred approach to care.

Registration information: Registration for the September 8, 2014 Patient Centred Care course will open Summer 2014. Please email or call us at (905) 602-4662 or toll free 1-877-602-4664 (extension 245) or for additional information.

Secure online registration is available here for: RPNAO MEMBER.

Secure online registration is available here for: NON-MEMBER.

Program Length and Delivery: The program is an eight week eLearning course. The next program will be offered in September 2014. Start date (Week One) September 8, 2014 and ending (Week Eight) October 27, 2014.  Registration will open Summer 2014 for the September program.

Prerequisites: Participants must have access to a computer and basic computer skills to participate in the electronic class discussions.

Course Description: Critical examination of patient centred care in nursing at the system and individual level to increase understanding of patient centred care at the individual RPN level. Personal reflection on the role of nurses in patient centred care are examined, focusing on the individual role of the practical nurse. 

Course Cost:

  1. RPNAO Members       $275.00 + HST = $310.75
  2. Non-Members            $357.50 + HST = $403.98

Available directly through RPNAO’s website. This course is limited to 25 participants; registration is available on a first come first serve basis, however a waitlist will be available with notification provided to interested registrants.

For difficulties or inability to register electronically please contact Annette Weeres for assistance.