Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Education in Ontario is delivered by a consortium of nine universities under COUPN (Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing). For details contact one of the consortium universities directly.

Our Courses

  • Pathophysiology
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis I
  • Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis II
  • Therapeutics I
  • Therapeutics II
  • Integrative Practicum

Examples of places where NPs work

  • Community Health Centres
  • Long Term Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Aboriginal Centres
  • Community-based facilities
  • Ambulatory Care Centres
  • Family Health Teams


The evolving role of nurse practitioners in ending hallway health care
2019-02-25 11:42:18

Here is the blog on the breakfast panel we held on Jan. 25th. https://ontariosuniversities.ca/the-evolving-role-of-nurse-practitioners-in-ending-hallway-health-care

Nurse practitioners still facing a lot of barriers
2018-11-16 10:55:57

Nov 15, 2018 Nurse practitioners have been around for more than two decades and yet they still face barriers to providing care to their patients according to the Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario. The CEO of that association, Dawn Tymianski, …more

Happy Nurse Practitioners Week
2018-11-14 15:12:27

Happy Nurse Practitioners Week!  Here’s what some of our friends are saying: https://npac-aiipc.org/? https://www.instagram.com/nurse_practitioner_assoc_of_on/?hl=en https://sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=nurse-practitioner-week https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NPweek2018&src=typd

Johnson and Johnson homage to nurses
2018-11-06 13:01:08

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Educating Nurse Practitioners in Primary Health Care
2014-05-14 13:46:14

Today there are over 2,000 Nurse Practitioner (NPs) practicing in Ontario and over 70% of them graduated from Ontario’s Primary Health Care (PHC) NP Program. The Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner (PHCNP) Program educates and prepares nurses for advanced …more

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