Primary Care & Primary Care Nursing
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nurses in Primary Care – PHAC (2015): http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/services/nurs-infirm/clini/index-eng.php
Though developed and intended for use by Health Canada employed nurses working in remote First Nations communities, the information provided is comprehensive and may be used to collaboratively develop work flows in interprofessional primary care teams.
Primary Care Toolkit - CNA (2016): https://www.nurseone.ca/tools/primary-care-toolkit
A comprehensive resource for building effective collaborative interprofessional teams in primary care, including evidence-based resources relevant to the role.
RNAO Primary Care Toolkit -RNAO (2015): http://primarycaretoolkit.ca
This tool kit provides information for primary care nurses and primary care teams to promote full scope primary care nursing practice in order to facilitate enhanced primary care access. Barriers and facilitators to full scope practice are reviewed.
RN Prescribing Framework - CNA (2015): https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/professional-development/rn-prescribing-framework
Primary Solutions for Primary Care - RNAO (2012): http://rnao.ca/policy/reports/primary-solutions-primary-care
Developed through the collaborative process of the Primary Care Nurse Task Force launched by the RNAO, the report addresses issues in underutilization of the RN and RPN roles in primary care and presents suggestions on maximizing and expanding those roles in Ontario and is the foundation to the RNAO Primary Care Toolkit.
Practice Guideline: Directives - College of Nurses of Ontario (2014): https://www.cno.org/globalassets/docs/prac/41019_medicaldirectives.pdf
RN and RPN Practice: The Client, the Nurse and the Environment - College of Nurses of Ontario (2014): http://www.cno.org/globalassets/docs/prac/41062.pdf
Pharmacare 2020 (2016): http://pharmacare2020.ca
Canadian Index of Wellbeing - University of Waterloo: https://uwaterloo.ca/canadian-index-wellbeing/
Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Practice - Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (2013): https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/eRepository/IPAC_Clinical_Office_Practice_2013.pdf