Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Partnering with People

Other Publications

Listed below are various other publications, some of which may or may not have been used by RPNAS but are directly related to the profession.

Guide to the Mental Health Services Act

January 20, 2016 The Government of Saskatchewan released a guide to The Mental Health Services Act. The guide has two purposes: making The Mental Health Services Act more understandable and promoting consistent interpretation of the Act so that people who need involuntary mental health treatment receive help in a lawful, responsible and respectful manner. View […]

Guidelines for Independent Practice

Click on the image below for the Guidelines for RPNs in Independent Practice approved in December 2017.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Entry-Level Competencies

In 2013, the Registered Psychiatric Nurse Regulators of Canada (RPNRC), formerly the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada, launched a pan-Canadian initiative with funding from the Government of Canada. The aim of the initiative was to improve the mobility and assessment of Canadian and internationally educated Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs). Currently in Canada, the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, […]