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. Please click the image below to view or download.
A Call for Family-Based Treatment Initiatives in Saskatchewan: A Harm Reduction and Recovery Approach
RPNAS partnered with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers on a joint paper submitted to the Saskatchewan Drug Task Force. The focus is on family-based treatment initiatives in Saskatchewan. Please click the image below to view or download.
Graduate Psychiatric Nurse Practice Guideline
The Graduate Psychiatric Nurse Practice Guideline was approved May 12, 2021. This guideline provides direction for GPNs on the requirements of their temporary license. The guideline also informs supervisors, team members, employers, and other stakeholders about the role of GPNs, requirements of the GPN temporary license, and provides direction to
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
Guidelines for Independent Practice
Click on the image below for the Guidelines for RPNs in Independent Practice approved in December 2017.
Guide to the Mental Health Services Act
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