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Nurse Practitioner Program

VON has Nurse Practitioners who provide Primary Health Care in a variety of settings. Primary Health Care providers deliver primary care with a focus on health promotion and prevention across the lifespan. There is also a NP Chronic Pain program in the Southwest of Ontario. For more information about the Nurse Practitioner role, please visit https://cna-aiic.ca/en/professional-development/advanced-nursing-practice/nurse-practitioners.

Why it Matters: 

Primary care providers, including nurse practitioners, help patients prevent illness and help them navigate the health care system. Appropriate assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of people of all ages is an important part of managing health. NPs may also help patients and their families access other providers and services that are important in the management of health conditions.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that consults with experts to develop health care standards based on best practices. They accredit a wide range of health care and social services providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, clinics, and community health programs. Accreditation Canada has been helping providers improve health care quality and safety for more than 55 years.