Month: February 2019

Webinar: Immunization Regulation ‘What LPNs Need to Know’ (Mar 19 or 21)

Starting December 17, 2018, new Alberta government regulations gave all health professionals, including Licensed Practical Nurses, additional responsibilities regarding immunizations in order to better protect the public. Learn what’s changed for all LPNs in the latest webinar from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. RELATED – All LPNs to report adverse immunization events: Regulation…

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Changing LPN role in managing Medical Cannabis

Now that medical cannabis can be treated like other medications, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has updated guidance for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses. The Fact Sheet on Cannabis for Medical Purposes, in place before legalization, is no longer applicable. The section in the Practice Guideline: Medication Management that addresses cannabis for medical…

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Webinar Series: Advance Care Planning (March 12 or 14, April 16 or 18, May 21 or 23)

As a nurse, understanding Advance Care Planning, Personal Directives, Goals of Care Directives, and the Green Sleeve documents are important to providing quality care to your clients. They are also important personally. Master these topics in the three-part Webinar Series: Advance Care Planning, brought to you by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta…

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