Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Partnering with People

Can I work while waiting to write the RPNCE?

Yes, if you have Interim Registration.  This registration is available is for those who have met all the requirements of Practicing registration except passing the examination and who (a) have a job offer and (b) have applied to write the next scheduled RPNCE.   These Interim registrations are subject to the following conditions:

  1. to practice only under the supervision of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse or Registered Nurse;
  2. not to be in charge of a unit or service;
  3. to use only the title Graduate Psychiatric Nurse, not Registered Psychiatric Nurse; and
  4. expiry in 4 months with one 4 month extension if required.

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