Month: November 2013

LPNs: Dec 1 Deadline coming for 2014 Registration Renewal

The deadline is closing quickly for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses to ensure they can work in 2014. Many nurses still need to go online by December 1 and complete the 2014 Registration Renewal Application with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). After December 1, the registration renewal fee will rise from $350…

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New method for Employer Verification of Licensed Practical Nurses

Alberta health facility managers and human resource personnel now have a better way to confirm their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) employees’ registration status, specializations and conditions. Authorized persons can now sign up for Employer Verification of LPNs to view a complete list of all LPN employees by facility. The service is provided by the College…

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Exploring Wellness: 2014 CLPNA Conference challenges nurses

Invitations are out to “Explore Wellness” at the next annual Conference and Annual General Meeting for the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) coming April 30 – May 2, 2014. More than 400 Licensed Practical Nurses, health care professionals, managers and employers will be challenged to focus on patient centered care by becoming…

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Practice Statements replaced by Policy, Interpretive docs

Practice Statements “Fitness to Practice” and “Self-Reporting of Criminal Offenses” have been removed from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) website after being replaced by new Policy and Interpretive documents first introduced in late 2012. Replacing the former Practice Statements are the following : Practice Policy: Personal Declaration of Registration Requirements Interpretive…

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Contest winners announced for early renewal and survey

A pleasant surprise is in store for six Licensed Practical Nurses this week! Two CLPNA Contests closed on November 1 and winners have been selected. The Ready, Click, Win! Contest for LPNs renewing before November 1 for an Active Practice Permit for 2014 was won by Mihret Abreham, LPN. She receives $350, the equivalent of…

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How to Video: Making 2014 Registration Renewal & Continuing Competency Program Easy

Would you rather watch than read? Our latest video is an overview of the 2014 Registration Renewal process and Continuing Competency Program for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) registered with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). WATCH – “Making 2014 Registration Renewal and Continuing Competency Program (CCP) Easy” (via YouTube) LPNs with an…

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