• Breaking the cycle of bullying in nursing: Emerging themes 

      Conner, Debra J. Nogueras; Adelman, Deborah S. (12/19/2013)
      Bullying, horizontal, or lateral violence, and incivility are all terms that are used to describe aggressive behaviors seen in nursing practice between nurses.  How and why these behaviors arise has been studied in ...
    • Collaborative practice among nursing teams 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2006-11)
      The focus for the development of this guideline was collaborative practice among nursing teams with the view that this may be a first stage in a multi-staged process that could eventually result in interprofessional ...
    • Developing and sustaining nursing leadership 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2013-07)
      This guideline is intended to assist nurses and others performing both formal and informal nursing leadership roles from the point-of-care to the board room, across a variety of practice domains and settings. It identifies ...
    • Developing and sustaining effective staffing and workload practices 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2007-12)
      The guideline was developed to identify and describe: - Staffing and workload practices that foster healthy work environments resulting in better outcomes for nurses. - System resources that support healthy staffing ...
    • Developing and sustaining interprofessional healthcare: Optimizing patient, organizational, and system outcomes 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2013-12)
      This best practice guideline, Developing and Sustaining Interprofessional Health Care: Optimizing patients/clients, organizational, and system outcomes is intended to foster healthy work environments. The focus in developing ...
    • Establishing therapeutic relationships 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2006-03)
      This nursing best practice guideline will address the therapeutic relationship and its central importance to nursing practice. Effective nursing practice is dependent on an effective therapeutic relationship ...
    • Nursing paradigms and theories: A primer 

      Jackson, Jennifer Irene (2015-01-26)
      A nurse’s philosophical outlook influences his or her daily nursing practice. This outlook includes paradigms and theories, which reflect a nurse’s values, and exert significant influence over nursing practice. ...
    • Managing & mitigating conflict in health-care teams 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2012-09)
      This Best Practice Guideline (BPG) focuses on nurses, Health-care teams and processes that foster healthy work environments. The focus for the development of this guideline was managing and mitigating interpersonal conflict ...
    • Workplace health, safety and well-being of the nurse 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2008-02)
      This guideline addresses the many factors that contribute to nurses’ health, safety and well-being and makes specific recommendations that may influence the overall health and well-being of the individual nurse. This ...
    • Preventing and managing violence in the workplace 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2009-06)
      We have developed this best practice guideline to: - Define and describe violence in the workplace. - Identify strategies to plan, implement and evaluate outcomes related to recognizing and assessing the risk of violence ...
    • Preventing and mitigating nurse fatigue in health care 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2011-08)
      This best practice guideline has been developed to identify and describe: - practices that result in preventing and mitigating fatigue for nurses and other health-care professionals - system resources that support practices ...
    • Professionalism in nursing 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2007-03)
      This Best Practice Guideline (BPG) focuses on professionalism, which is essential for healthy work environments for nurses. A healthy work environment for nurses is a practice setting that maximizes the health and well ...
    • Toolkit: Implementation of best practice guidelines (2nd ed.) 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2012-09)
      Best practices are recommendations that may evolve based on ongoing key expert experience, judgment, perspective and continued research (Health Canada, 2008).They are also known as systematically developed statements of ...
    • Primary solutions for maximizing and expanding the role of the primary care nurse in Ontario 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario; Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Primary Care Nurse Task Force (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2012-06)
      This report is a blueprint to maximize and expand the role of primary care nurses, paving the path for other health professionals in Ontario. To benefit the public, we call on government and its agencies, professional ...
    • Coming together, moving forward: Building the next chapter of Ontario’s rural, remote and northern nursing workforce 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario; Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Rural, Remote and Northern Area Nursing Task Force (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2015-05)
      The selection of this title was deliberate. We chose ‘coming together’ to signify the importance of community within rural, remote and northern areas. This report is grounded within the importance of context ...
    • RNAO’s 70 per cent Full-Time Employment for Nurses Survey: Hospital and long-term care sectors 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario; Joint Provincial Nursing Committee, 70% Full-Time Nursing Employment Working Group (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2014-11-27)
      The 70 per cent Full-Time Employment for Nurses Survey was initiated by the 70% Full-Time Nursing Employment Working Group (FTNEWG), a working group of the Joint Provincial Nursing Committee (JPNC). RNAO led the project, ...
    • Visionary leadership: Charting a course for the health system and nursing in Ontario 

      Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2014-04)
      The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) believes it’s important to look down the road, today, and begin planning the future of our health system. By doing so, we can reach our destination with a ...
    • Treatment trials - The need for an end-of-life policy 

      Wurzbach, Mary Ellen (10/9/2015)
      Currently, there is an epidemic of elders in nursing homes with swallowing difficulties, Alzheimer’s, and other maladies, which cause diminished decision-making capacity and initiate the discussion of whether to ...
    • Nurse job satisfaction research: A literature review, 2006–2011 

      Nelson, John W.; Hozak, Mary Ann; Albu, Alice; Thiel, Linda (2015-10-26)
      Objective: This literature review aims to evaluate the state of nurse job satisfaction research by identifying the instruments and scientific rigor used to measure the latent construct of nurse job satisfaction around the ...
    • Experiencing moral uncertainty in practice 

      Wurzbach, Mary Ellen (11/4/2015)
      Within the past thirty years, ethical questions have come to the forefront of nursing practice.  Books on the subject of nursing ethics attest to the fact that nursing ethics as a subject distinct from medical ethics ...

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