How to protect clients’ health information

Changes to the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) mean tougher consequences for breaching the law. Do you know how to use the College’s standards and PHIPA to avoid privacy breaches?

Watch our new Confidentiality and Privacy webcast to find out.

The 21-minute audio-visual presentation was created to educate nurses and other stakeholders about the serious legal responsibility of protecting personal health information.

It is divided into two chapters...

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College reviewing sexual abuse task force report

We have received the recommendations of the Minister's Sexual Abuse Task Force and are reviewing them thoroughly.

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What is considered “nursing practice”?

Q: I’m an RN who provides volunteer nursing services at a summer camp, but I’m not currently employed in nursing. While renewing...

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Working toward reforming Council governance

At Council's meeting on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, a task force of governance experts will present recommendations based on...

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Administering Botox

Q: As an RN, can I administer botulinum toxin (e.g. Botox)?

A: Yes, you may administer botulinum toxin if there is an appropriate order in place.

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New name for nurse verification service

The College’s verification service for employers has a new name: Nurse Renewal Check.

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Join a committee

Participate in nursing regulation by volunteering for the College’s statutory committees.


Statutory committees build public confidence in nursing regulation. They help protect members of the public who receive nursing care and contribute to decisions that guide nurses in providing safe and ethical care.

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