Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Purpose & Scope

  • The goal of this document is to provide nurses with recommendations, based on the best available evidence, related to nursing knowledge and support for clients who are either a potential candidate for or already on MMT for opioid dependence
  • This guideline will focus on recommendations for any youth, adult or older adult either already on MMT or are potential candidates for MMT.
  • This guideline contains recommendations for Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Advanced Practices Nurses on best nursing practices in the area of supporting clients on MMT in a variety of practice settings across the continuum of care.
Addiction and Mental Health
Supporting Clients on Methadone Maintenance Treatment
Background Information