Month: June 2016

Proposed changes to Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation

LPN Restricted Activities are under review and changes are proposed to: LPN specializations (immunization, foot care, renal dialysis) Bladder scanning Fetal heart monitoring Administering blood and blood products Administering parenteral nutrition and many more… A first look is now available at the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) proposed changes to the Licensed…

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LPN Award Winners for 2016 show passion for patients and education

Passion for their clients’ health and their colleagues’ education defines this year’s Awards of Excellence winners. The winners and the nominees were celebrated April 28 during the Awards Dinner at the CLPNA’s 2016 AGM & Conference. LPN winners received a $1000 cash award. RELATED – About the LPN Awards of Excellence Rita McGregor Excellence in…

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Council Elections underway in South, South Central

Voting is underway in District 1 and District 3 for the election of District Representatives to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Elections Ballots and links to Nominee Profiles were emailed on June 10, 2016. Voting ends on June 30 at midnight (MDT). As per CLPNA Bylaws, since there…

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Evidence Based Practice Education Series: Battling Dr. Google (VIDEOS)

This 3-part video series introduces evidence based practice and teaches you to evaluate and incorporate research into your nursing. Recorded from their live webinar presentations, Dr. Leah Philips, Director of Research at the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, and Melanie Neumeier, Assistant Professor at MacEwan University, answer:

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Marketing Yourself webinar part of new Career Directions© series

Looking to advance in your career, apply for a new position, or change your career direction? Ever wondered how to make yourself stand out amongst all the others out there? Our Career Directions© Planning and Development Webinar Series can help! In 2015, CLPNA launched Career Directions©, a proven framework specific to supporting nurses and other health…

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