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Free Psychiatric Nursing Teleconference: April 23

Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) focus on psychosocial, mental or emotional health. They care for people experiencing issues related to mental health, substance use or​ behavioural addictions. In 28 months (2.3 years), you’ll be prepared to write the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE) and become a Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Join us for a teleconference to learn everything you need to know about the career and our program.
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Free Psychiatric Nursing Teleconference: April 9

Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) focus on psychosocial, mental or emotional health. They care for people experiencing issues related to mental health, substance use or​ behavioural addictions. In 28 months (2.3 years), you’ll be prepared to write the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE) and become a Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Join us for a teleconference to learn everything you need to know about the career and our program.
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Free Psychiatric Nursing Teleconference: March 19

Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) focus on psychosocial, mental or emotional health. They care for people experiencing issues related to mental health, substance use or​ behavioural addictions. In 28 months (2.3 years), you’ll be prepared to write the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE) and become a Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Join us for a teleconference to learn everything you need to know about the career and our program.
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Free Psychiatric Nursing Teleconference: March 5

Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) focus on psychosocial, mental or emotional health. They care for people experiencing issues related to mental health, substance use or​ behavioural addictions. In 28 months (2.3 years), you’ll be prepared to write the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE) and become a Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Join us for a teleconference to learn everything you need to know about the career and our program.
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Sleep and Sleep Hygiene – a Psychoeducational Class

After graduating from the Psychiatric Nursing program, I wrote and passed the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE) exam and am enjoying life as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Part of my job entails creating and running psychoeducational groups, which is a type of group therapy aimed at educating clients about their conditions and how to cope. While creating a psychoeducational group…
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How med-surg inspired me to become a stem cell donor

During my fourth semester of the Psychiatric Nursing program, we took a medical‑surgical nursing course. All the rumours I had heard about the course were true: it was intense, challenging, and at times, downright gruelling. The thick book and technical content intimidated me. After all, I took this program because I wanted to work with people, not their guts! However,…
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Third Semester Psychiatric Nursing Labs

PART I – May 2018 I can’t describe my third semester Psychiatric Nursing Labs without first introducing my lab instructor, Anne Burlington. Anne is a smiling, welcoming and funny person who loves to teach. She’s a world traveller with great stories about her adventures, and she made learning fun by putting together amazing presentations. With a medical surgical lab it’s…
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The importance of healing

Getting sick was one of my biggest fears going through the Psychiatric Nursing Diploma program. There’s no such thing as a week off mid-semester in a fast-paced program. When I got a respiratory infection a few weeks into my fourth semester, I was terrified that it was going to compromise my success. I couldn’t believe my body would let me…
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We all have Mental Health

Remember our Psychiatric Nursing blogger, Elizabeth? She’s written some amazing pieces for us, such as, Learning how to fail: The key to surviving my first semester, My first clinical experience in Psychiatric Nursing, and 8 essential elements for a productive workspace.  We’re not the only people who love Elizabeth’s writing. Check out the piece below that she wrote for her…
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Breaking The Cycle: Debra Andrew

Today, Debra Andrew’s life is filled with love, happiness and success but it wasn’t always that way. The daughter of a teenage mom, Debra felt lost in her early years and used defiance as a way of coping with the chaos surrounding her. She grew up in an area of Calgary, Alberta, she calls the “hood,” where drugs and alcohol…
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