Registered Psychiatric Nurses in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island - Feasibility Study
Study says Registered Psychiatric Nurses could help address health system needs, is feasible
New pan-Canadian consultation report says adding Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) to Maritime health teams is feasible and can provide significant benefit in addressing current psychiatric and mental health and addictions (P-MH&A) patient and system needs.
Read the full report: https://rpnmaritimesstudy.ca/assets/rpn-maritime-feasibility-study-report.pdf
Read the Executive Summary: https://rpnmaritimesstudy.ca/assets/rpn-maritimes-feasibility-study-executive-summary.pdf
What is this study and why does it matter?
What is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse compared to other nursing professionals?
Study organizational chart
Principal funder: The Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program
Study partners: Nova Scotia Health, Nurses Association of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island Health and Wellness, Registered Psychiatric Nurse Regulators of Canada
NB, NS and PE Regional Advisory Committees: members drawn from each province’s government, nurse regulatory authorities, and employer, union and post-secondary educational communities
Steering committee: members drawn from the Regional Advisory Committees (3-6), provincial project partners (3), RPNRC (2) and the study project manager (1)
Study research participants
Maritime (NS, NB, PE) stakeholders
Western (BC, AB, SK, MB, YK) and national stakeholders
Study fast facts
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