New advances in wound care and closure were recently researched by practical nurse students at Edmonton’s NorQuest College. Supervised by NorQuest instructor Harrison Applin, PhD, RN, Valentina Sagdeeva and Shannon McIvor’s paper, titled “Student Inquiry: Cold Plasma and Chitosan Wound Welding”, reports on an Israeli-developed wound closure procedure using cold helium plasma and chitosan film…read more
Month: August 2015
Canadian Regulators Launch New Application Process for Internationally Educated Nurses
New process introduces rigorous national standards while speeding up credential recognition. Toronto, ON – August 26, 2015 – Today, the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS) announced the official launch of a new, streamlined process for internationally educated nurses (IENs) applying for licensure to practice in Canada. The NNAS, which is a partnership of Canadian nursing…read more
Get your copy of Competency Profile for LPNs, 3rd Ed.
Binders are now available to order with the new 3rd Edition of the Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses, released in June 2015 by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The 274-page document defines LPN scope of practice in Alberta. The Competency Profile is a key document for LPNs, LPN employers, and…read more
Casting Call for CLPNA photo/video shoot
(UPDATE – Due to an overwhelming number of applications, the Casting Call is closed at this time. Thank you for all your interest!) Comfortable in front of a camera? A Casting Call for approximately 20 confident Licensed Practical Nurses to visually represent the profession in print, on websites, and in background video for TV ads…read more