Month: April 2017

Latest Self-Study Courses: Infection Prevention & Control + Anaphylaxis

Two new online self-study courses are now available from ‘Study with CLPNA‘. Infection Prevention and Control Self-Study Course In healthcare settings, IPC measures are enhanced to protect more vulnerable populations from acquiring healthcare-associated infections. These types of infections can increase hospital lengths of stay, cause patient health complications and may even result in death. This…

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WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Care (May 9)

CLPNA has partnered with Early Childhood Development Support Services (ECDSS) to present a webinar “Trauma Informed Care” on Tuesday, May 9, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm. This webinar was created exclusively for Licensed Practical Nurses. Register below!

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Nominations to CLPNA Council welcome province-wide until May 31

Due to a change in term length, most of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are eligible to run in this year’s Elections to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Four of the most populous Districts will be holding elections on June 14 for District Representatives. Edmonton and Calgary are electing for…

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Nursing regulators release ‘Medical Assistance in Dying Guidelines for Nurses in Alberta’

A new document, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Guidelines for Nurses in Alberta, will supersede all previous information provided to Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses on the subject. The Guideline includes a legislative overview and background of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada. Additionally, the eligibility, safeguards and provincial requirements are also included to create a framework from…

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