Month: September 2017

TV Ads share LPN passion about art and science of caring

“What makes me passionate about nursing is the art and science of caring.” – Donna-Lee Wowk, LPN & Practical Nurse Educator CTV Two television is broadcasting two new ads filmed this summer with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Filmed on location in Drayton Valley, the :30 and one minute ads are part of…

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Latest on Diabetes in Educational Video by Barb Bancroft

Diabetes and pre-diabetes has reached epic proportions in the Canada. Who’s at risk? And are you up-to-date in your understanding of assessment and current drug management for diabetes? The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and Barb Bancroft are pleased to present a new educational video on “Diabetes and Health Assessment” (above). This 90 minute video covers the…

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Trauma-Informed Care for LPNs by ECDSS now on VIDEO

The consequences of trauma are far reaching and can be directly or indirectly linked to mental illness, addictions, chronic disease, suicide, and overall, a failure to thrive. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta recently partnered with Early Childhood Development Support Services to host a professional development webinar focusing on Trauma Informed Care, which is now…

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Research foundational to Evidence Based Practice

Research is defined as the systematic investigation into the study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Research is an essential element in the Evidence Based Practice. Professor Dave Sackett first outlined the essential steps for using research evidence to inform the practice of medicine, these being, converting information…

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