New Practice Guideline Determining LPN Scope of Practice This guideline will help LPNs determine whether something falls within their scope. It promotes critical thinking, supporting LPN professional judgement, and permitting flexibility in practice. Learn more
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Knowledge Hub

On the Knowledge Hub, you’ll find information related to the LPN profession, including standards of practice, the Code of Ethics, and resources to support your practice.
Standards, Codes, Policies

Standards of Practice on Restricted Activities, Advanced Authorizations, and Supervision

This document outlines the minimum standards and expectations an LPN must adhere to when performing restricted activities and advanced practice.
Practice Guidance

Duty to Report (Interpretive Document)

An LPN’s legal duty to report may be required by legislation, professional expectations, or employer requirements. This document outlines your legal obligations to report information to authorities.
Standards, Codes, Policies

Code of Ethics for Licensed Practical Nurses in Canada

LPNs use the Code of Ethics in conjunction with professional standards and competencies, workplace policies, and legal requirements that guide their practice and behaviour.

LPN Search

The real-time Public Registry of LPNs assists the public to identify that a person providing nursing care in Alberta is a Licensed Practical Nurse registered with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) and determine the nurse’s current registration status. This information is not designed or intended to be used for any other purpose.