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Information Resources and your Professional Association

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

As a member of RNAO, you automatically become a member of the Canadian Nurses Association, and the International Council of Nurses.

Information Benefits

  • RNAO members, as members of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), receive complimentary access to the NurseONE website.

Canadian Nursing Students' Association

If you attend one of the CNSA Chapter Member schools then you are a member of CNSA. Is your school a Chapter School? Click here to find out.

Canadian Nurses Association

You are automatically a CNA member if you are a member of the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association or one of 11 provincial or territorial nursing bodies.

Information Benefits

Access to NurseONE Knowledge Resources is a benefit of CNA membership.

If you are not a member of CNA, you have three options to register on is your gateway to knowledge resources — keeping you current, credible, competent and connected to the most reliable nursing resources available.

What's on NurseONE?

  • E-Library designed for nurses, practice links and professional development resources.

HKM E-Library Overview

  • 26 nursing ebooks on Stat!Ref
  • on Stat!Ref
  • EBSCOHost research databases: CINAHL Plus with full text of >750 journals and >240 ebooks, MEDLINE with full text of >1,460 journals, and the Cochrane Collection with full text systematic reviews
  • More than 400 ebooks from MyiLibrary in nursing and health care from a variety of publishers
  • Conference Board of Canada e-Library for research reports and conference proceedings
  • Patient Safety Resource Guide database
  • Collection of web resources compiled specifically for nurses
  • Access to grey literature national and internaional reports on nursing issues