Update: COVID-19

The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) continues to monitor COVID-19 to ensure that appropriate measures and supports are in place to protect the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, registrants, and members of the public.

Changes to our Business Operations

As we learn to live with this virus, we closely monitor the public health orders to ensure that appropriate measures, like physical distancing, are in place.  Our office remains closed to visitors but you can continue to reach us by phone at (204) 888-4841 or by e-mail at crpnm@crpnm.mb.ca

Visit our Staff Directory if you would like to leave a voice message for a particular member of our team.

Accepting Appointments on a Limited Basis

Although the College remains closed to the visitors, there may be circumstances where in-person appointments at the CRPNM building is beneficial or required. 

The CRPNM is accepting in-person appointments during registration renewal on a limited basis.  All visitors must adhere to the most recent Public Health Orders.

Please contact Sherry Leynes, Administrative Assistant, at 204-888-4841 at extension 0 to make an appointment.

If you have an appointment at the CRPNM office at 1854 Portage Avenue in Winnipeg, we require that you follow the practices outlined here for your safety and for the safety of the College employees.

Accepting Documents Electronically

If you have documents to submit to the CRPNM (such as Criminal Records and Child and Adult Abuse Registry checks and identification documents) you can submit them electronically. You can find more information about the requirements for scanned or photographed documents and how to submit them here.

If you do not have a scanner, you are welcome to drop off your documents in the mail slot at the CRPNM at 1854 Portage Ave in Winnipeg or mail them to us. Please find our complete mailing address here.

COVID-19 Resources for Health Providers

Registered Psychiatric Nurses are encouraged to review credible and reliable sources of information, daily, for updates on COVID-19 that may affect their practice.

Practice Support

Although our office will be closed, staff are working remotely and are available to support RPNs. We will continue to provide RPNs with links to recently published practice directions and other publications that may guide your practice during this time.

If you have questions about the CRPNM practice documents, please contact the Practice Consultant/Deputy Registrar at (204) 888-4841 (ext 4).

Resources for the Public

To learn more about the virus, visit the World Health Organization’s info page and the government of Canada’s Frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.

Guidance for all Manitobans, published by the Province of Manitoba, is available here.  This guidance includes information about physical  distancing and self-isolation and the COVID-19 Screening Self-Assessment Tool.


Updated September 25, 2020

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