RNAO and RPNAO would like to extend their sincere thanks to members of the primary care toolkit team, advisory team, and exemplar primary care organizations for their contributions and dedication towards the development of the ‘Maximizing Nurses’ Full Scope of Practice Utilization in Primary Care Settings’ toolkit project.

Primary care toolkit team

The toolkit team comprised two co-chairs, Dr. Irmajean Bajnok and Annette Weeres, as well as the following team members:

An, Diana, Nursing Research Associate/Project Lead, RNAO/RPNAO
Bajnok, Dr. Irmajean, Director of the International Affairs and Best Practice Guidelines Centre, RNAO
Callaghan, Jennifer, Administrative Coordinator, RNAO/RPNAO
Lenartowych,Tim, Special Projects Manager, Office of the CEO, RNAO
Weeres, Annette, Director of Professional Practice, RPNAO

Advisory team

The advisory team comprised clinicians and non-clinicians members from primary care setting and included the following members:

Greenwood, Joanne, Registered Practical Nurse (alternate), Rideau Family Health Team
Leduc, Sylvain, Nurse Practitioner, Sudbury Community Health Centre
Mandjlekian, Roger, Clinic Manager
Plumton, April, Registered Practical Nurse, Belleville Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
Ruddy, Lisa, Registered Nurse, Clinical Program Manager, Markham Family Health Team
Shin, Dr. Jacob, Family Physician

Exemplar primary care organizations featured in video clips

Belleville Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, Belleville
Bramalea Community Health Centre, Brampton
Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, Thunderbay
Le Centre de Santé Communautaire du Temiskaming, Temiskaming
North Perth Family Health Team, North Perth
Rideau Family Health Team, Ottawa

Funding for this project is provided by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care