Awards of Excellence

Purpose of the Awards

The Awards of Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing Practice are presented to Registered Psychiatric Nurses in Manitoba to acknowledge contributions of RPNs to the profession within the four domains of psychiatric nursing practice; to provide public recognition of the professionalism and practice excellence that enhances the profession of Psychiatric Nursing.

Intent of the Awards

  • To acknowledge contributions of psychiatric nurses to the profession within specific areas of practice.
  • To provide public recognition that will enhance the image of the psychiatric nurse and the profession.
  • To increase public awareness of services and contributions made by psychiatric nurses.

Nomination Process

Each year a call for nominations is sent out to all members of the CRPNM. The nominee and/or seconder must be Registered Psychiatric Nurses. A committee appointed by the RPNF Board of Directors will review all nominations and present recommendations to the RPNF Board for approval.