Month: January 2014

Important notice about the new National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS)

Changes are coming to the application process for international educated nurses. Effective August 12, 2014, in order to apply to be a nurse in Canada (except Quebec and Territories), all international educated nurse applicants will require their documents and credentials to be submitted to and verified by the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS). Once all…

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LPN Membership Consultation on Future Direction of the Profession

Let your voice be part of the future of the LPN profession! The Council and Management Team of the CLPNA has developed a DRAFT Strategic Plan for the next 10 years and a DRAFT business plan for the next 3 years. This comes at a critical time in our province, as the population is growing…

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Nominations open for 2014 LPN Awards of Excellence

In every profession, there are those who shine a little bit brighter. Nominations are now being accepted for the annual LPN Awards of Excellence. There are three Awards available for Licensed Practical Nurses and one for supportive non-LPN health care leaders in Alberta. Nomination submission deadline is February 28, 2014. Award nominees and recipients are…

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