Compassion and Collaboration: Boyle McCauley Health Centre – CARE magazine


Licensed Practical Nurses at Edmonton’s Boyle McCauley Health Centre balance autonomy and responsibility as they provide multi-faceted care for their vulnerable patients.

Located in Edmonton’s inner city, the clinic provides primary medical services to those facing multiple systemic barriers to accessing healthcare. People experiencing homelessness, addiction, mental health issues and other socio-economic obstacles such as illiteracy or isolation receive professional and compassionate care here. 

Also in this issue

  • Using patient and family-centre care to create exceptional patient experiences
  • The evolving role and opportunities for LPNs in cancer care
  • Respond with courage: Preventing domestic violence
  • 4 Best Stretches for Nurses
  • Part 2 of Finding Joy: Strategies for Meaningful Activities in continuing care facilities
  • Creation of a department-wide guide for nursing clerical tasks.
  • Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • The Operations Room: News for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses

Whether on the go or at home, we hope you find this Spring issue packed with interesting, relevant, and timely information for your practice.

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CARE magazine shares healthcare news for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) from nursing practice, regulation, interprofessional collaboration, provincial and national nursing news.

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Published quarterly by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), CARE is distributed to over 17,000 health professionals in Alberta including Licensed Practical Nurses, LPN employers, education facilities, government, stakeholders and Canadian LPN regulators.