Professional Practice Teleconnects

All teleconnects take place at 1930 hrs (7:30 p.m.). Notices including pre-registration details will be circulated by email to leaders and posted on the website in advance of each teleconnect.

May 26 Teleconnect: Inquiring Minds Want to Know: The New Hospital PRC Language and Workload Tool
During this one-hour session, we will address the recent changes made by ONA and the Participating Hospitals to Article 8 – Professional Responsibility. A significant accomplishment is the provision of a new Workload/Professional Responsibility Tool. The language changes, along with the new tool, require the employer to provide us with key information that can be used at the Local level to more easily resolve workload and practice issues on behalf of our members.

Click here to go to the page that has the recording (on executive members' section - login required)
 

Document Download: Please Post Memo, Professional Practice Teleconnect, May 26, 2014
Téléconférence provinciale de l’AIIO sur la pratique professionnelle Pour en savoir plus au sujet du nouveau libellé sur la responsabilité professionnelle et du nouvel outil de gestion de la charge de travail du secteur hospitalier

For more information about this teleconnect or to register, email: registerprofpractice@ona.org

Past Professional Practice Teleconnect Documents - September 16, 2013
Excellent Care for All

Document DownloadPlease Post Memo, Professional Practice Teleconnect, September 16, 2013
Document Download: PowerPoint Presentation, Excellent Care for All Act, September 16, 2013
Document Download: Excellent Care for All Act, 2010


Past Professional Practice Teleconnect Documents - June 17, 2013
Safe Staffing Tools and Resources

Document DownloadPowerPoint Presentation, Safe staffing tools and resources, June 17, 2013
Document DownloadNAPANc position statement for qualifications for staffing
Document Download: Sault Area Hospital Hemodialysis Care Requirements Form
Document Download: Sault Area Hospital: Final assignment for appropriate level of care document 


 Past Professional Practice Teleconnect Documents - March 4, 2013
Addressing Challenges with the PRC Process

Entitled Addressing Challenges with the PRC Process, ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists presented information on how to address some of the current challenges/issues members are facing with the Professional Responsibility Complaint (PRC) process.

Document Download: PowerPoint slides: Addressing Challenges with the PRC Process, March 4
Document Download: Decision Tree for PRC Workload Issues, March 4
Document Download: Hospital Central Agreement, Article 8
Document Download: Please Post Memo, Professional Practice Teleconnect, March 4, 1930 hrs

Téléchargement du document : Téléconférence provinciale de l’AIIO sur la pratique professionnelle Répondre aux défis posés par le processus de plaintes sur la responsabilité professionnelle


Past Professional Practice Teleconnects Documents-December 10, 2012
Taking Back Our Work

Document Download: PowerPoint Presentation, Taking Back Our Work, December 10, 2012
Document Download: The Nurse Project, Rankin Abstract
Document Download: The Nurse Project: An Analysis for Nurses to Take Back, Janet Rankin
Document Download: Memo: Please Post December 10 Teleconnect details

ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists presented information on how to empower nurses to find their voice and advocate for supportive and healthy work environments. This included assistance with exercising the right and obligation of nurses to speak up at meetings to protect their work and meet their standards of practice.

RNs, RPNs and UCPs: New Info from the CNO

During this one-hour session, ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists explained the new College of Nurses (CNO) Practice Guidelines pertaining to the utilization of RNs, RPNs and Unregulated Care Providers (UCPs). Strategies on how to effectively utilize these documents in the Professional Responsibility Clause process to challenge inappropriate changes in staff skill mix were discussed.

Document Download PowerPoint Slides: RNs, RPNs and UCPs: New Info from the CNO - ONA Provincial Professional Practice Teleconnect - September 17, 2012
Document Download RN and RPN Environment Professional Practice Teleconnect - September 17, 2012
Document Download College of Nurses of Ontario: Working with UCPs: ONA Provincial Professional Practice Teleconnect - September 17, 2012
Document Download Please Post: RNs, RPNs and UCPs: New Info from the CNO - ONA Provincial Professional Practice Teleconnect - September 17, 2012
Document Download Prière d’afficher: IA, IAA et PSNR : nouvelles informations de l’OIIO - Téléconférence provinciale de l’AIIO sur la pratique professionnelle - 17 septembre 2012
 
 
The ABCs of Long-Term Care PRCs
 

The ABCs of Long-Term Care PRCs

June 11, 2012

A teleconnect took place on June 11 entitled, The ABCs of Long-Term Care PRCs. ONA's Professional Practice Specialists explained the revised ONA Professional Responsibility Workload Report Form (long-term care) and the newly created Decision Tree. Strategies on how to effectively utilize the PRC process and form, including how to incorporate the College of Nurses of Ontario’s (CNO) standards, were discussed.

Document Download Presentation Slides: The ABCs of Long-Term Care PRCs | June 11, 2012
Document Download Key Messages: The ABCs of Long-Term Care PRCs | June 11, 2012
Document Download Professional Responsibility Workload Concerns Indicators for LTC
Document Download ONA Professional Responsibility Decision Tree - a Strategy for Resolving Workload Complaints in Long-Term Care
Document Download ONA Long-Term Care Professional Responsibility Workload (PRW) Report Form [electronic]
Document Download ONA Long-Term Care Professional Responsibility Workload (PRW) Report Form [for printing]
Document Download Sample ONA Long-Term Care Professional Responsibility Workload (PRW) Report Form
Document Download Article 19 - Professional Responsibility
 

The ABCs of Hospital PRCs

March 5, 2012

During this one-hour session, ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists explained the recent changes to the Central Hospital Professional Responsibility clause (Article 8) and the ONA/Hospital Professional Responsibility Workload Report Form. Strategies on how to effectively utilize the process and form, including how to incorporate the College of Nurse’s (CNO) standards, were discussed.

Document Download Presentation Slides: The ABCs of Hospital PRCs | March 5, 2012
Document Download College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Standard
Document Download College of Nurses of Ontario Professional Standards
Document Download College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Standard - Medication
Document Download College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Standard - Infection Prevention and Control
Document Download ONA Professional Responsibility Decision Tree
Document Download ONA Professional Responsibility Article 8
Document Download ONA Professional Responsibility Action Plan
Document Download ONA Professional Responsibility Workload Report Form
Document Download March 5, 2012 Professional Practice Teleconnect
Professional Communication ~ The ABCs of Hospital PRCs
Téléchargement du document Téléconférence sur la pratique professionnelle 5 mars 2012
Communications professionnelles : Notions de base sur les plaintes relatives à la responsabilité professionnelle des hôpitaux
 

Professional Communication and Social Media: The Positives and the Pitfalls

December 5, 2011

During this one-hour session, ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists provided practical information to assist ONA leaders and membership in helping to communicate effectively in order to support professional relationships with their colleagues, employers and the College of Nurses.

Document Download Presentation slides: Social Media, the Positives and the Pitfalls, December 5, 2011
Document Download The Standard, College of Nurses of Ontario, Fall 2011 Credit: College of Nurses of Ontario
  ONA Tip Sheet: Inappropriate Use of Social Media, December 2011
Document Download December 5, 2011 Professional Practice Teleconnect
Professional Communication and Social Media: The Positives and the Pitfalls
Téléchargement du document Téléconférence sur la pratique professionnelle 5 decembre 2011 Communications professionelles et medias sociaux : Avantages et piéges
 

Using Supportive Research to Combat the Displacement of Registered Nurses

June 20, 2011

During this one-hour session, ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists provided practical information to assist ONA leaders in combating skill mix changes and the displacement of Registered Nurses. A synopsis of the supportive nursing research was presented as well as tips on how to best use the information at the bargaining unit level.

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Key Messages June 20, 2011 Professional Practice Teleconnect:
Using supportive research to combat the displacement of Registered Nurses

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RN/RPN Scope of Practice Research Synopsis (June 2011)

 

How to Leverage the PRC Process to Deal with Skill Mix Concerns

December 6, 2010

This one-hour session addressed strategies on how to use the Professional Responsibility Complaint (PRC) process to deal with skill mix concerns. Professional Practice Specialists will provide practical information to assist ONA leaders in dealing with this important workplace issue.

Document Download Memo - December 6, 2010 Professional Practice Teleconnect
How to Leverage the PRC Process to Deal with Skill Mix Concerns
Téléchargement du document Mémo - Téléconférence sur la pratique professionnelle 6 décembre 2010 Comment tirer parti du processus de plaintes sur la responsabilité professionnelle pour traiter les questions de combinaison de compétences
 

It’s More Than Just Unsafe Staffing: Workload and Practice Issues You May Not Have Thought Of

September 20, 2010

This hour-long session addressed strategies on how to use the Professional Responsibility Complaint (PRC) process to deal with a number of concerns beyond just unsafe staffing levels. Professional Practice Specialists provided information to assist ONA leaders in dealing with various other types of workload and practice issues, such as disruptive physician behaviour, hallway nursing, etc.

Document Download Presentation Slides: September 20, 2010 - It’s More Than Just Unsafe Staffing
Document Download Professional Responsibility Workload Concerns/Indicators
Document Download PRC Tracking Form
Document Download Professional Responsibility Decision Tree: Hospitals
Document Download ONA Position Statement: Hallway Nursing/ER Overcapacity - December 2007
Document Download CFNU Position Statement: Hallway Nursing - March 2009
Document Download CFNU Position Statement: Bullying - March 2007
Document Download CFNU Position Statement: Respect and Dignity - March 2007
 

How to Effectively Address Professional Responsibility Complaints (PRCs) at Association-Agency Meetings

June 28, 2010

This one-hour session addressed issues about and strategies for presenting unresolved workload and/or professional responsibility complaints (PRCs) at Association-agency meetings. ONA’s professional practice specialists provided information to assist ONA leaders and members with this important stage of the professional responsibility complaint process.

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Presentation Slides - June 28, 2010 Professional Practice Teleconnect
How to Effectively Address Professional Responsibility Complaints at Association-Agency Meetings

 

How to talk to your Manager about your Professional Responsibility Complaint (PRC)

March 29, 2010

This one-hour session, addressed issues and strategies on how to effectively discuss your workload and/or PRC with your Manager. ONA’s Professional Practice Specialists provided information on how ONA leaders can help their members deal with this important first stage of the PRC process.

Document Download Presentation Slides -
March 29, 2010 Professional Practice Teleconnect: How to talk to your Manager about your Professional Responsibility Complaint
Document Download Questions & Answers -
Mar. 29, 2010 Professional Practice Teleconnect: How to talk to your Manager about your Professional Responsibility Complaint
 

Skill Mix Change

December 7, 2009

The Ontario Nurses’ Association’s first Professional Practice Teleconnect was about skill mix change.

Moderator Vicki McKenna, RN, ONA’s First Vice-President, was joined by professional practice specialists Rozanna Haynes, Mariana Markovic, Jo Anne Shannon and Lorrie Daniels.

It is hoped that teleconnects will take place quarterly to address the hot topics of the day in professional practice.

Document Download Presentation Slides -
Dec. 7, 2009 Professional Practice Teleconnect: Skills Mix Change
Document Download Questions & Answers -
Dec. 7, 2009 Professional Practice Teleconnect: Skills Mix Change
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