Career Videos

We invite you to learn more about what Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses can do for patients, their families, and collaborative healthcare teams and organizations.

Role of Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta, Canada

This video was filmed at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Alberta, and features Cathy Fuhr, LPN.

Emergency Room: Licensed Practical Nurses

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Alberta perform a comprehensive variety of nursing competencies including: assessment of the patient from admission to discharge; planning for patient care and priorities in care; implementing multiple interventions such as infusion therapy, medication administration, and respiratory care; and evaluating patient responses throughout care delivery.

Operating Room: Licensed Practical Nurses

Licensed Practical Nurses working in the Operating Room in Alberta, Canada, are specialists who have completed additional education in a Perioperative Program to work in a scrub nurse and circulating nurse role.

Senior’s Care: Licensed Practical Nurses

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in seniors’ care (long-term care, nursing homes) perform a wide variety of nursing services such as health assessments, wound treatments, and medication administration, and evaluate client-focused goals and effectiveness of care. LPNs may assume leadership responsibilities and supervise other healthcare providers.

Career Connections: Licensed Practical Nurses in various roles in Alberta (Diabetes, Research, Pediatrics)

Practical Solution: Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta

Licensed Practical Nurses discuss their profession

Joanne, a Licensed Practical Nurse in Alberta.

Linda, a Licensed Practical Nurse in Alberta.

Aileen, a Licensed Practical Nurse in Alberta.

Nursing Practice: Licensed Practical Nurses