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Registration Renewal Information

Important dates:  Registration renewal will begin on October 16, 2023. The deadline for renewal with no penalty is midnight on December 1, 2023. Anyone submitting their renewal between December 2 – December 31 will be subject to a $100 late fee. All renewals must be submitted before midnight on December 1, 2023 to ensure processing […]

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day The RPNAS office will be closed on September 29, 2023 in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. Today, and everyday, we honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities, and […]

Working with Unregulated Care Providers

The CRNS, RPNAS and SALPN are pleased to share a collaborative document developed to guide your decision-making when working with Unregulated Care Providers. Regulated nurses are expected to utilize the nursing process, their knowledge, critical thinking, and judgement when making client care decisions. Not all scenarios can be captured in a document, and the responsibility […]

2022 Annual Report

RPNAS is pleased to present the 2022 Annual Report   Click here to download a copy of the 2022 Annual Report

RPNAS Annual Meeting Package

Registration for the RPNAS Annual Meeting is now open. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2023 via video conference from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Please click the link below to register. The deadline for registration is Wednesday May 10, 2023 at 4:00PM. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing […]

External Education Opportunities

Below are two external educational opportunities. For assistance with registration or if you have questions about either event, please contact the event hosts directly. RPNAS is not involved in hosting or organizing either event.  Register for the Stop Only Picking Dandelion Heads by clicking the link in the image above, or by clicking here. To register […]

External Conference

Please click the image or the link below to register. This information is shared on behalf of the planning committee. Please direct any questions to the event organizers via the program information link below. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/psychiatric-nursing-education-and-practice-our-history-our-future-registration-574344809787

New – RPNAS Updated Bylaws

Click on the image to view and download a copy of the updated bylaws. Proposed bylaw amendments were presented to the RPNAS membership at the May 2022 RPNAS Annual Meeting. Upon membership confirmation the Minister of Health approved the submitted bylaws. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the RPNAS at info@rpnas.com.

Documentation Guideline for Registered Psychiatric Nurses

RPNAS is excited to announce the publication of the Documentation Guideline for Registered Psychiatric Nurses. This guideline provides direction for RPNs and GPNs on the principles of quality documentation practices. It may also be used by employers of RPNs to review agency documentation policies to ensure the workplace supports standards of RPN practice. You can […]