Members

As College members, all nurses are responsible for practising in accordance with the laws, regulations and standards governing the nursing profession in Ontario. They are also expected to engage in life-long learning, renew their registration annually, and provide the College with all practice-related information as required by law.

  • Standards & Guidelines

    Documents designed to support nurses in providing safe and ethical nursing care.

  • College Documents

    A list of all the documents currently available from the College, including practice standards and registration guides.

  • Abuse Prevention

    Details about One Is One Too Many, the College’s abuse prevention program.

  • Ask Practice

    The College answers questions about nursing practice.

  • Learning Modules

    A series of online resources designed to help nurses understand and apply Practice Standards. 

  • Teleconferences

    Virtual forums for nurses, students and employers to discuss nursing-related issues. 

  • Pandemic Planning

    Information and resources to assist nurses, employers and facility operators in the event of a declared pandemic.

  • Nurse Practitioners

    Provides information and educational resources designed specifically for Nurse Practitioners practising in Ontario.

  • Webcasts

    On-demand videos of interest to nurses, nursing educators and other stakeholders who wish to learn more about current regulatory issues and the role the College plays in nursing regulation.

  • Professional Liability Protection

    Information for nurses about the new PLP requirement and how it may affect their practice.

  • Declaration of Practice

    NOTE: Council has approved the removal of "in Ontario" from the declaration of practice requirement because the evidence indicated it was no longer needed to protect the public. We are awaiting government's approval on this change. This year's annual renewal reflects the anticipated change. You...

  • Mandatory Member Emails

    The following questions and answers provide some background information about the requirement to provide an email address, and how your email will be used by the College.  General Why do I have to provide my email to the College? The College is increasing the...

  • Annual Membership Renewal

    Once a year, all members of the College must renew their membership with the College to continue practising as a nurse in Ontario. Renewing your membership involves answering questions about your employment status and areas of practice and education, and paying an annual fee. Members who fail to...

  • Self-Reporting

    Nurses practising in Ontario are required to provide the College with details of any findings of guilt for offences, findings of professional negligence, and/or information regarding disciplinary or incapacity proceedings from other governing bodies.

  • Non-Practising Class

    NOTE: Council has approved the removal of "in Ontario" from the declaration of practice requirement because the evidence indicated it was no longer needed to protect the public. We are awaiting Government approval on this change. This year's annual renewal reflects the anticipated change. You will...