Month: March 2015

Strategic Plan sets fresh goals for LPN profession

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) believes everyone in the health system needs to be looking forward and working together to create a high quality, responsive health system that meets the challenges of the future. As part of CLPNA’s commitment to ensuring the Licensed Practical Nurse profession is equipped with the skills…

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“Blood Relations”: Calgary hematology clinic – CARE Magazine

Calgary South Health Campus Hematology Clinic reaps the benefits of one Licensed Practical Nurse’s initiative to do more for patients and staff in the cover story of CARE magazine’s Spring issue. More stories: Research: Exercise programs for persons with dementia. Legal Issues: Dealing with medication errors Profile: From childhood cancer to pediatric nursing. Highlights from…

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12 NEW Conference Sessions from clinical practice to personal health

Explore 12 new informative, interesting and actionable concurrent sessions at the 2015 CLPNA AGM and Conference on April 29 to May 1, 2015. RELATED – 12 new Concurrent Sessions appeal to nurses, health professionals The conference features storytellers and expert presenters showcasing authentic practices in work and life presenting to 400 Licensed Practical Nurses, managers…

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Understanding Professional Nursing through Jurisprudence Exam

Nurses, do you feel you: •    Understand your responsibilities as a professional nurse under federal and provincial legislation including Health Professions Act, CLPNA Regulations & Bylaws, Ethics and Standards of Practice, Privacy Legislation, Nursing Practice Guidelines, Health and Safety, Child and Adult Guardianship, and more. •    Know how to legally and appropriately deal with patient…

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Volunteer positions at Education Foundation for LPNs

The Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for LPN’s Committee is now accepting resumes for two vacant volunteer positions: LPN Representative Member at Large VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION – LPN Representative & Member at Large (PDF) The Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for LPN’s is a non-profit charitable organization which raises, manages and distributes educational grants to members of the CLPNA to…

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Order LPN ‘swag’ for National Nursing Week events

(UPDATED – The deadline for requesting a Special Event Kit has passed. Kits already ordered will be shipped shortly. Good luck with your celebrations!) Planning a National Nursing Week party – May 11-17, 2015? Let CLPNA support your celebration with our complimentary Special Event Kits, filled with LPN-branded ‘swag’ for your VIP event! Special Event…

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Barb Bancroft Seminars: “Clinical Focus on Geriatrics”

(UPDATE – Due to unforeseen circumstances, seminars in Grande Prairie have been cancelled. Our apologies for any inconvenience. The seminars in Edmonton and Calgary are proceeding as scheduled. – Updated May 12, 2015) Barb Bancroft, our most popular Conference speaker ever, is back! With her trademark blend of humour and nursing smarts, Barb will be…

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Career: Director of Research & Policy Development

UPDATED: This job posting is CLOSED. Thank you for your interest. A unique position has opened at the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), Director of Research and Policy Development. Under the leadership of the Executive Director/Registrar, the Director of Research and Policy Development will be responsible and accountable for the overall architecture…

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