Have your say: NPs’ authority to prescribe controlled substances

We are seeking your feedback about proposed changes to regulations and by-laws to enable nurse practitioners (NPs) in Ontario to prescribe controlled substances.

To give your feedback, read the summaries below and complete the online feedback form by Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.

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Comment on additions to draft NP practice standard

We would like your feedback on new content about controlled substances in the draft Nurse Practitioner practice standard. 

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Membership renewal deadline is days away

There are only about two weeks left to renew your membership with the College for 2017. The deadline is Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.

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2016 statistics reports now available

The College has released the following reports containing the most up-to-date information about the College’s membership...

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New entry-level competencies for NPs

Starting January 2018, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) will have new competencies that will be defined in the Entry-Level Competencies for Nurse Practitioners document.

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Pilot project on Practice Support

We are exploring new and innovative ways to support your practice. As part of this, we are piloting a process to respond to your practice-related questions and provide you with resources that better meet your needs.


We have closed the Practice Line while we explore how email and other technology can help us give you the information you need. Instead, if you have questions about your practice, you can send an email to You will receive a response from a Practice Support staff member within three business days.


Using email allows us to provide you with a consistent and comprehensive response to your questions. It also allows us to track the types of questions we receive and use this information when developing practice resources.    


How can Practice Support help you?

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Summarized Decisions

Back in March

There are no summarized discipline decisions in this issue. They will return in March 2017.

Decisions of the Discipline Committee help educate nurses and inform the public about what constitutes professional misconduct and incompetence. They are published in March, June, September and December.

Visit the summarized decisions page for more information and to read past decisions.

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