The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) regulates
psychiatric nursing as a distinct profession in Alberta under the Health
As a College, CRPNA provides direction to and regulates the practice of
psychiatric nurses. The College establishes, maintains and enforces the
requirements for licensure / registration, standards for registration, code of
ethics, standards of practice and continued competence of the Profession in a
manner that serves and protects public safety.