LPN Practice Permits expire Dec 31 unless renewed for 2014

Time is running outMost Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta have until December 31, 2013 to complete their 2014 Registration Renewal Application, or they will not be able to practice nursing in 2014 without additional delays and paperwork.

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Due to reduced holiday hours during December, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) urges members to complete their application as soon as possible.The online Registration Renewal is available until midnight on December 31.

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At the completion of the Registration Renewal process, practicing members will receive an Active Practice Permit authorizing them to use the title “LPN” and work as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Alberta.

Working as a LPN without a valid Practice Permit constitutes unprofessional conduct and violation will subject the individual to disciplinary action. Members holding an Associate Permit are not permitted to practice nursing as a LPN.

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For more info, contact CLPNA’s Registration Department at info@clpna.com, 780-484-8886 or 1-800-661-5877 (toll free in Alberta).