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Nurses and nurse employers: A new provincial order authorizes health care professionals, including nurses, to provide patient care services outside their regular scope of practice. It also enables hospitals to engage regulated health professionals from out of province.

You can read the order here and our update here. As further information becomes available, we will provide it on this website.

  • COVID-19 information

    COVID-19: Emergency Order - Scope of Practice Change Ontario is maintaining public health measures under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.  Emergency orders under this Act and the  Reopening Ontario Act, 2020 continue to be in force. Please see COVID-19...

  • COVID-19: Practice resources

    COVID-19: Emergency Order - Scope of Practice Change This page provides answers to many COVID-19-related practice questions we have received. Please use the search function to locate other information that may be relevant to you, or browse the Standards & Learning section of this website....

  • COVID-19 Vaccination information

    This page answers questions about the administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Ontario. The Ministry of Health is working with vaccination sites to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. Individuals wanting to help with the vaccination efforts can register and apply through the Ontario Matching...

  • COVID-19: Emergency Assignment Class

    COVID-19: Emergency Order - Scope of Practice Change--> As Ontario moves into phase 3 of the reopening plan, CNO will expire all Emergency Assignment Class registrations on August 17, 2021. The Emergency Assignment Class (EAC) was enacted on April 19, 2021 for the purpose of allowing qualified...

  • COVID-19: Emergency Orders

    The COVID-19 Pandemic is constantly evolving, requiring frequent emergency orders pursuant to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. Below are key emergency orders that may impact your practice.  Visit the Ontario Ministry of Health website for a complete list of orders,...

Page last reviewed April 23, 2021