Welcome to the College 
of
             Registered Psychiatric Nurses 
of Alberta

 

Regulatory Body for Psychiatric Nurses
in Alberta Since 1950

 

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.

PLEASE NOTE:  The office is closed to walk-in visitors without appointments. Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  To book an appointment call 780.434.7666 toll free 1.877.234.7666 or EMAIL to request an appointment.

News


NEW APPROVED DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE (RPN) PRESCRIBING AND ORDERING DIAGNOSTIC TESTS, AND RPN RESTRICTED ACTIVITIES .

 



REGULATION CHANGE FOR REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ANNOUNCED 

 

The Alberta Government has announced a comprehensive amendment to the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Profession Regulation.  Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) in Alberta can now become authorized to prescribe medications and order diagnostic tests. 

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