CNPS welcomes members of the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan (RPNAS)

The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) is pleased to welcome the members of the RPNAS as beneficiaries. All practicing registered psychiatric nurses of Saskatchewan, including graduate psychiatric nurses, will be provided beneficiary status effective November 1, 2019.

“We are pleased to welcome the registered psychiatric nurses of Saskatchewan. We recognize the importance of mental health and are honored to support registered psychiatric nurses in the provision of care to their patients.” says CNPS CEO Chantal Léonard.

“We at RPNAS are committed to protecting the public through the regulation of the psychiatric nursing profession in Saskatchewan,” says RPNAS Executive Director Beverly Balaski. “This partnership will enable our members to access comprehensive professional liability protection, legal advice, and risk-management education.”

On November 1, 2019, Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Saskatchewan will have access to CNPS professional liability services, including risk-management, legal assistance and professional liability protection. As a CNPS beneficiary, RPNAS members will pay the usual annual group fee paid by RN and RPN beneficiaries.

Further information about this agreement can be found on the RPNAS website.


The Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan regulates psychiatric nursing as a distinct profession. As a professional association, RPNAS regulates the registration and licensing of psychiatric nurses in Saskatchewan. The RPNAS also sets and maintains the standards for RPNs, evaluates and approves education programs, presides over disciplinary and peer review processes, and promotes ongoing development and awareness of the profession.