PDA Resources

The Nursing Best Practice Guidelines are guidelines for nurses developed using the best available evidence to guide clinical decision making. The RNAO had developed PDA guidelines that have been condensed from their original format. They have been specifically formatted for use on a PDA.  


PDA resources are PDA Resources for the following guidelines are available in both English and French.  Guidelines of particular interest to the topic of Mental Health and Addictions include:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Supporting Clients on Methadone Maintenance Treatment
  • Integrating Smoking Cessation into Daily Nursing Practice
  • Assessment and Care of Adults at Risk for Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour
  • Women Abuse: Screening, Identification and Initial Response
  • Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression
  • Enhancing Healthy Adolescent Development
  • Supporting and Strengthening Families through Expected and Unexpected Life Events


PDA English Resources are available at: http://pda.rnao.ca/

PDA French Resources are available at: http://pda-support.rnao.ca/content/nursing-best-practice-guidelines