Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Purpose & Scope

  • Intended to provide direction to nurses during daily practice in all care settings, both institutional and community.
  • Does not describe in-depth interventions for special populations such as youths, although the recommendations may also be applied to this group.
  • Contains recommendations for all nurses, nurse practitioners, and nursing students
  • The individual competency of nurses varies between individuals and across categories of nursing professionals, and is based on knowledge, skills, attitudes and judgment, enhanced over time by experience and education.
Addiction and Mental Health
Integrating Smoking Cessation into Daily Nursing Practice
Background Information