Month: March 2013

Employers: Advertise your LPN position with us

Our Job Listings page gets 6000+ visits/month from our 10,000+ LPNs! Employers, post your LPN position for only $105/month! Jobs are posted Fridays by 4:30pm. Employers, post your LPN position now! LPNs, find a new job today!

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New Data-Tool for LPNs on USB Key

The 'LPN Key to Self-Regulation' is a portable way to carry and consult documents that, until now, were only available in the CLPNA's 400-page Continuing Competency Program (CCP) Binder or in various location on the CLPNA's website. New CLPNA applicants receive the LPN Key as part of the initial registration process. The LPN Key is…

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CARE Magazine: “Rural Care: It’s Personal”

In this issue of CARE: Rural nursing blends challenges with remarkable practice opportunities in “Rural Care: It’s Personal”. New Alberta LPN research revealed on “LPN Full Scope of Practice”. A national nursing report shows “Untapped Potential for LPNs”. Celebrating National Nursing Week. Read CARE magazine, Spring 2013 issue (on Issuu.com)…

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System Follow-Up Required

by Jo-Anne Macdonald-Watson, CLPNA President, and Linda Stanger, CLPNA Executive Director Managing human resources, especially nurses, in healthcare is a difficult task made more difficult by outdated legislation and the lack of full-utilization of staff. In January, Alberta Health Services (AHS) announced a new ‘Patient Care Based Funding’ model for long term care centres. Also…

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News Release: CLPNA study suggests improvements to patient care within reach

New research suggests role clarification will go a long way to improve collaboration and streamline processes within the nursing family enhancing patient care. The unique study, “Understanding Licensed Practical Nurses Scope of Practice”, has far reaching implications for the health care system in Alberta and across Canada. The study was funded by Alberta Health, commissioned…

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