The State of Nursing Report
The Ontario healthcare system is under severe strain. Learn more about WeRPN’s latest efforts to ensure the government and public are aware of the increasingly difficult realities nurses are facing in the workplace, and the concerning implications it is having on patient care. Read the findings from our annual survey of over 1,200 nursing voices, “The State of Nursing in Ontario: A 2023 Review” and sign our open letter urging the government to act now and implement our 4-step action plan.
BEGIN Tuition Grants
A partnership between WeRPN and the Ontario Government, BEGIN provides tuition grants to students enrolled in PSW-RPN, PSW-RN and RPN-RN programs, eliminating the financial barriers for them to expand their nursing careers. Eligible students in practical nursing programs can receive tuition reimbursement grants of up to $15,000 and eligible students in Bachelor of Nursing programs can receive up to $30,000. Learn more about how you can qualify today.
65th Annual General Meeting
WeRPN is pleased to announce that our 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Oct. 26, 2023, in a hybrid format. Join us in person at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel or online as we come together to reflect on the accomplishments of the previous year and celebrate the nursing profession as a whole. This event gives us a chance to honour the outstanding work of Ontario's RPNs as we look toward a more positive future. We sincerely hope you will be able to join us.
Nursing Education Initiative
The Nursing Education Initiative (NEI) is an education grants program that supports nurses in continuing education to improve their nursing knowledge and skills. All nurses registered to practice in the province of Ontario are eligible to apply. Nurses undertaking continuing education may be eligible for reimbursement of up to $1,500 per funding year.
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