We acknowledge that Manitoba is on the original lands of the Dakota, Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dené, Inuit and Métis Nation. We acknowledge that the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba is located on Treaty One territory. We respect the Treaties that were made on these territories, and we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

Reinstatement for Former Members

Reinstatement for Former Members

Former Manitoba Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) may apply for reinstatement to the Registered Psychiatric Nurse register if they continue to meet the practice hours requirement. A minimum of 1400 hours of practice in the immediately preceding five-year period is required to maintain eligibility for registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse. A summary of your practice hours can be found at the Online Self-Service Portal.  

Former RPNs who have recently completed the Psychiatric Nursing Refresher Program may also apply for reinstatement.

Criminal Records, Child and Adult Abuse Registry Checks Required

Applicants for reinstatement must provide a criminal records check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search, that is current within 6 months. Winnipeg residents click here; Brandon residents click here. If you live outside of Winnipeg or Brandon, contact your local RCMP detachment.

A Child Abuse Registry and an Adult Abuse Registry check that is current within 6 months are also required.

Fees and Professional Liability Protection (PLP)

Reinstatement applications are subject to a reinstatement fee.  This fee does not apply to recent graduates of the Psychiatric Nursing Refresher Program. Learn more about the fee schedule here.

All Registered Psychiatric Nurses in Manitoba are required to have beneficiary status with the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS), so that they may have access to the required amount and type of Professional Liability Protection (PLP).  More information about the Professional Liability Protection and CNPS can be found here.

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