News Release: Ontario Expanding Role of Registered Nurses to Prescribe and Administer More Medications 

The Ontario government announced that in January 2024, registration will be open for registered nurses interested in additional education for prescription and administration qualifications. Ontario is expanding the role of RNs to prescribe medication for certain conditions such as contraception, immunizations, smoking cessation, and wound care in various settings including long-term care homes and retirement homes. Learn more.