UPDATE: 2015 RNFOO Award Winners Announced
Congratulations to the 2015 RNFOO Award Winners including OARN's own Sherry Daigle. Sherry is the 2015 recipient of the Donna Kettyle Award.
RNFOO is a charitable organization that provides financial support for Registered Nurses and nursing students in Ontario to further their educational studies, conduct nursing and health care research, and support community health initiatives. Awards and Scholarships are available for study at the certificate, undergraduate and graduate levels.
There are awards available for students enrolled in RPN programs, baccalaureate nursing studies (post-diploma, 4 year, and 2nd level entry), Graduate studies (Masters, Nurse Practitioner, and PhD), and for RNs undertaking continuing education or special projects.
Information about the awards process can be found on the RNFOO website. The RNFOO Awards Brochure contains details about the awards.
posted: March 30, 2015
Rehab Relay - Call for Submissions
Attention OARN Members:
Do you have a story, article, update or information that you would like to share as part of our OARN electronic newsletter?
If so, please email your submission to Sherry Daigle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
updated: May 30, 2011
Rehab Nursing in the News
Standards of Practice for Rehabilitation Nurses
From the introduction to the Standards of Practice booklet:
As the professional association for rehabilitation nurses, the Ontario Association
of Rehabilitation Nurses (OARN) is responsible for establishing standards for
professional rehabilitation nursing practice. ... The standards for rehabilitation nursing
practice describe a competent level of professional care and professional practice
common to all rehabilitation nurses engaged in clinical practice. The development
of nursing standards describes the responsibilities for which its practitioners are
accountable and are essential for ensuring that quality care is provided to clients.
Free for new members. Request additional copies, now only $2.50 each for members, $5.00 for non-members (taxes, shipping and handling included).