The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) regulates psychiatric nursing as a distinct profession in Alberta under the Health Professions Act.

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.

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The FAQ on Physician Assisted Death message is currently being updated.

Bill C 14 received royal assent on June 17th2016 and this legislation revises the Canadian Criminal Code to include exemptions from otherwise applicable criminal offenses for other health-care providers, such as nurses, who help to provide medical assistance in dying in defined circumstances. As an RPN if you are asked to provide or help provide medical assistance in dying please contact the CRPNA Practice Consultant at 1-780-434-7666 for further information.

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Barbara Lowe