WeRPN is committed to increase the body of knowledge about the utilization of RPNs, optimization of the RPN roles and the impact and value of RPN interventions on client outcomes across the sectors in our health systems. In December, the association
After receiving her RPN designation in 2016, Emilija Stojsavljevic quickly excelled to become Assistant Manager of Resident Care and Education Lead at a long-term care community in Ontario. She attributes her success, in large part, to the mentorship
In her first year of nursing school, Lydia Mead saw a posting for a WeRPN board member position. Now working as an RPN in in-patient surgery, she began her one-year term as Student Representative in October 2021. Despite her heavy workload, Lyd
Distress and burnout have plagued healthcare professionals (HCP) in recent years. A review of literature revealed consistent reports of stress, anxiety and depressive symptoms in HCPs as a result of COVID-19¹ Support for HCPs has included psychologi
Meagan Carter has wanted to become an RPN ever since she took an aptitude test in grade 8 that concluded she should be a nurse. Although she started in the RPN program, she switched to the personal support worker (PSW) course after only one semester
RPN-relevant research for evidence informed decision-making.
More Indigenous RPNs and PSWs a good thing for Indigenous healthcare Morgan French is an Indigenous RPN from Chippewas of Southwest Ontario whose first experience of the Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) was as a patient. French became an RPN
Opportunity is everywhere with an education in practical nursing. We talked to nurses who have used their nursing education and experience as the launching point to many different careers. While the careers of these RPNs are diverse, there’s one th
Lindsay Coakley, a practical nursing student is the recipient of 2021 WeRPN Student Award of Excellence.
The pandemic was a test of April Preisentanz’s strength as a leader.