Month: June 2013

Voting extended for CLPNA Council Election to July 12

Due to the extreme flooding that has occurred in southern Alberta, the Council Election Deadline has been extended to midnight on July 12 for all Districts up for Election. Several notifications will be sent by email to all eligible Members who have not yet voted for their District Representative for District 2 (Calgary & area),…

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Fort McMurray area Council Rep continues for 2nd term

It’s another two years of reviewing reports and strategizing the future for Dieda John, LPN who was re-elected by acclamation to her second term on Council representing District 7, Fort McMurray and area. Her second term as a District Representative begins September 1 until August 31, 2015. UPDATE: Due to the extreme flooding that has…

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LPNs in Red Deer hospice featured in CARE magazine

In the next issue of CLPNA’s CARE magazine: “Rest in Peace” shares the commitment of LPNs at Red Deer Hospice. Announcing the CLPNA’s adoption of new national Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics and more. The amazing accomplishments of the 2013 LPN Awards of Excellence winners. Summary and pictures from the CLPNA’s Spring Conference in…

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WEBINAR: A New Day~A New Way: Enhanced LPN Standards & Code

  UPDATE (July 17/13): Can’t attend the Webinar? Click to watch the New Day~New Way presentation (via YouTube). On June 3, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) adopted the new inter-jurisdictional Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for use by Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses. Learn what the new Standards and Code…

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3 steps to update employment & contact info

Members, it’s been a while since we’ve asked, but do you know if your CLPNA Member Profile is CORRECT? Any changes in the last year to your… mailing address? phone number? email address? workplace / employer? (for those employed in Alberta) employment status – full time, part time, casual? (for those employed in Alberta) specializations?…

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Council Elections underway in 3 Election Districts

UPDATE: Due to the extreme flooding that has occurred in southern Alberta, the Council Election Deadline has been extended to midnight on July 12 for all Districts up for Election. Several notifications will be sent by email to all eligible Members who have not yet voted. CLPNA Council Elections for District Representatives are underway until…

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National exam (CPNRE) results mailed June 12

The results from the May 15, 2013 Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam (CPNRE) were mailed to candidates on Wednesday, June 12. For privacy reasons, CPNRE results are not listed on CLPNA’s website or Public Registry, and are not released over the phone. Candidates are advised to thoroughly read the results package when they receive it….

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1 in 5 Members Chosen for Continuing Competency Program 2013 Validation

This year’s online Continuing Competency Program Validation (CCPV) launched on June 6, with 20% of eligible CLPNA members (approximately 1500 LPNs) randomly selected to complete the process by August 6. Selected participants received the CCPV information by mail and email. Informational webinars describing the CCPV process will be held on: June 14 – 11am-12pm June…

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CLPNA adopts New Standards, Code of Ethics, more

(Updated June 21, 2013): In a major step designed to increase harmonization for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) profession in Canada, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) adopted four new inter-jurisdictional nursing practice and policy documents to supersede or work in conjunction with their provincial equivalents on June 3. Result of two-year…

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