Month: September 2018

Pressure Drop: An LPN’s Role in Pressure Injury Research – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE An Edmonton LPN’s curiosity makes her a perfect fit for technology-driven research into pressure injury prevention and education in the Fall 2018 feature story in CARE magazine. “It’s a high stakes area that is rife for research, as questions swirl around the most effective protocols for turning and educating patients.” ALSO IN THIS…

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For LPNs, Registration Renewal for 2019 starts Oct 1

Annual Registration Renewal begins October 1, 2018 for CLPNA members wanting an Active Practice Permit for 2019. LPNs are asked to renew before the December 1 deadline to receive the lowest registration fee. Registrants completing renewal for an Active Practice Permit before November 1 will be entered in a draw for $350. Notices will be…

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Fort McMurray district gets Council rep

The CLPNA’s Council appointed a new Representative for District 7 (Fort McMurray and area) at the most recent Council meeting. District 7 did not receive any nominations for the spring election. The new representative, Tiffany Smith, LPN, was educated at Keyano College and, post-graduation, continues to live and work in Fort McMurray. An advocate of…

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Behind the curtain: Education & conduct committees recruiting LPNs

Nurses have perfected being in front of a crowd. But behind the scenes exists a world of self-regulation where LPNs are making key decisions to lead the profession. These decisions in the areas of nursing education and practice are essential, creating accountability to the public. LPNs are invited to submit their resumes for one of…

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Aesthetic Nursing in Alberta Frequently Asked Questions

(UPDATED July 17, 2020 – Re: amended Personal Service Regulation and Personal Service Standards.) The newly amended Personal Services Regulation and Personal Services Standards came into force on July 1, 2020 and establish minimum health and safety requirements for the personal services industry. Personal and health services may overlap. All nurses providing aesthetic procedures and treatments need…

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Webinar: Elder Abuse Awareness (Oct 2 or 4)

Elder abuse is a significant public health problem and everybody’s business. Many Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) work in close contact with older persons in various care settings and are in a unique position to understand how abuse can be prevented and support those who have been abused or are experiencing abuse. The purpose of this…

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