Nurses’ Conference inspires and informs: 2017 CLPNA AGM & Conference

2017 CLPNA AGM and Conference logo

The excitement is palpable!

Celebration70!, our 2017 CLPNA AGM & Conference, proves to be another winner from this country’s top healthcare and motivational thinkers. To top it off, Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are celebrating the 70th Anniversary of our profession with a formal gala Awards Dinner and some special surprises!

Over 400 Licensed Practical Nurses, Health Care Aides, and affiliated health professionals will join the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) for the 2.5 day professional development event, April 26-28, 2017 in Calgary at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino.

Reduced “Early Bird” registration fees are available until March 30. Register before it sells out!

Call for Abstracts to make oral presentations at the Conference is open until January 31, 2017.

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Invite a Health Care Aide colleague

LPNs are invited to register a Health Care Aide colleague who will receive a reduced rate to attend this event. During the conference’s concurrent sessions, we’re presenting a special workshop for HCAs and all health providers: “A Celebration of Health Care Aides and the Integration of a Palliative Approach”.

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Keynote Presentations

There’s something for everyone at this year’s Conference:

  • KEYNOTE: Authentic Leadership / Caring is Everything
    David Irvine, The Leader’s Navigator(TM)
  • KEYNOTE: A Walk through Time – The History of LPNs in Alberta, a Research Study
    Dr. Guy Thompson, Associate Professor, University of Alberta
  • Wisdom & Wonder – An Armchair Conversation
    Panel session
  • Mindful Work: Managing Stress through Awareness and Movement
    Trish Huston
  • SHIFT to Safety: A Canadian Patient Safety Institute Initiative
    Cecilia Bloxom, Senior Director, Strategic Communication, CPSI
  • A Celebration of Health Care Aides and the Integration of a Palliative Approach
  • KEYNOTE: Rekindling the Passion: Moving through Mid Life Malaise (Assessing Now)
    Pat Katz, Optimus Consulting
  • KEYNOTE: Rekindling the Passion: Path of Exploration (Where to Next)
    Pat Katz, Optimus Consulting
  • Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare – The Future is Bright
    Dr. Brian Goldman

MORE – Conference Program

Plus even more:

  • coming soon, more concurrent presentations
  • formal Awards Dinner and ceremony
  • CLPNA’s Annual General Meeting
  • networking opportunities
  • annual Silent Auction Fundraiser
  • healthcare exhibitors

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