Effective immediately, all practicing registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) – including provisional RPNs and employed student psychiatric nurses – receive comprehensive professional liability protection and risk management services from the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS).
Effective Nov. 1, 2018, practising RPNs are CNPS beneficiaries. As a CNPS beneficiary you will be eligible for:
Learn more about the services CNPS offers on their website.
Due to the higher limits of professional liability protection offered by CNPS, you will no longer be required to purchase additional liability insurance.
The current annual cost is $48+GST; however, RPNs will not pay for professional liability protection until 2020-21. RPN CNPS fees for 2019-20 have been pre-paid with proceeds of the sale of the CRPNBC building.
Visit the professional liability protection page for more information.