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What RN prescribing means for dispensing

With RN prescribing on the way, the College is working on ways to set clear and consistent standards for nurses dispensing medication. Currently, we have different requirements for RNs, RPNs and NPs who dispense medications.

For example, NPs are required to label medication with specific information such as the client’s name, drug name and instructions for use. However, we currently do not have a similar specific requirement for RNs or RPNs.


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New webcast: NP practice standard

Learn more about NP practice with our newest webcast. 

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Standardizing RPNs across the country

There’s a major initiative afoot to ensure RPNs across Canada have the same entry-level competencies needed to provide safe care.

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Guidance when applying ultrasound

What we've done to help NPs safely apply this new authority.

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Who can fill out an Ontario Disability Support Program application? That depends…

There's been a change in who can complete an ODSP application.

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The results are in!

The following nurses have been elected to sit on Council...

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Spotlight

What would you do?

A patient arrives at your clinic and asks you to administer a substance that they obtained in another country. The client obtained the drug legally, but Health Canada has not approved the drug. You’re not familiar with the drug and aren’t sure if you should administer it.

 

What would you do?

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