If you have completed all of the requirements of the B.Sc.PN program and have applied to write the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE), you are eligible to register as a Graduate Psychiatric Nurse. As a Graduate Psychiatric Nurse, you will be able to practice with some restrictions during the time you are waiting to take the RPNCE or while you are waiting for your exam results.
Graduate Psychiatric Nurses have some restrictions on their practice. While on the Graduate register you:
Pursuant to The General Regulation, no person except a graduate psychiatric nurse shall use the title “graduate psychiatric nurse”, a variation or abbreviation of that title, or an equivalent in another language.
Graduate Psychiatric Nurses in Manitoba are advised to use GPsyN as the abbreviated title.
Interested in becoming a Graduate Psychiatric Nurse? Click image to read about the Graduate Psychiatric Nurse registration.
May 2023 Grads! Click here to read common questions (FAQs) about the Graduate register.
The fees table can be found here.
Information about the requirements for PLP and beneficiary status with the Canadian Nurse Protective Society (CNPS) can be found here.