Month: April 2019

Hearing Notice: Anayo Akabogu #40637

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is responsible under the Health Professions Act for protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Under this authority, some complaints of unprofessional conduct result in a formal Hearing before a Hearing Tribunal, consisting of LPNs appointed by Council and public members appointed by government….

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Mixing it up with new experiences – 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference

What else is there to experience from The Alchemy of Professionalism at the 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference? More professionals presenting! REGISTRATION INFO Mixed Elements will be a fast-paced, engaging hour connecting you to info you need to know: Open minds: A fresh perspective in person centered care – Rachel Beyer, Rebecca Routly and Alyssa Amrit Pannu,…

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National Nursing Week Contest 2019 – Win LPN Swag! Test your #RegulatorySmarts

In recognition of National Nursing Week (May 6-12, 2019), it’s time to reward each other, and celebrate your team! This year, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta offers all LPNs in Alberta a chance to win amazing prizes for National Nursing Week with our #RegulatorySmarts Quiz! TAKE THE QUIZ Why should you take…

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Getting to know the Continuing Competence Program & Audit

As a nurse, you’ll never stop learning. Whether it’s learning about a disease process or the latest medical equipment, continuing education is foundational to the nursing profession.  Participation is mandatory under Alberta’s Health Profession Act. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) Continuing Competence Program (CCP) requires that LPNs participate annually to maintain…

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Hearing Notice: Larry Leduc #27243

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is responsible under the Health Professions Act for protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Under this authority, some complaints of unprofessional conduct result in a formal Hearing before a Hearing Tribunal, consisting of LPNs appointed by Council and public members appointed by government….

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How protecting patients from sexual misconduct impacts LPNs: Webinars & Video

LPNs, do you know how Bill 21: An Act to Protect Patients may affect: An LPN’s dating life? Current and future LPN educational requirements? Reporting of sexual misconduct or abuse? Public access to CLPNA disciplinary process? Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are urged to ensure their practice complies with Bill 21 by watching this 20 minute…

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Three Seats on CLPNA’s Council up for Nomination

 Licensed Practical Nurse leaders of all types, planners, strategists, evaluators and budgeters, are eyeing the call for nominations to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Three large areas are up for election surrounding the major centres of Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Jasper, Slave Lake, and Cold Lake….

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Lessons from Assosa: Practical Nursing in Ethiopia – CARE MAGAZINE

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “Cultural expectations must be set aside when faced with the realities of medical care in a developing county.” In our feature story, ‘Lessons from Assosa: Practical Nursing in Ethiopia’, a licensed practical nurse writes eloquently about her time in Ethiopia: the challenges, the learning and all that she gained from her experience. Discover…

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LPNs to review proposed LPN Regulation amendments

As part of an on-going and comprehensive review and update of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation (LPN Regulation), the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is once again calling on LPNs to provide feedback on the proposed changes to the LPN Regulation. In July 2016, the CLPNA asked LPNs and other partners…

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CLPNA’s fee adjustments approved for July 1, 2019

A variety of fee changes were approved by the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta starting July 1, 2019. RELATED – Fee Schedule Adjustments include general and specialty application fees, and a new registration levy. There was no change made to annual Registration Renewal fees paid by December 1. The Specialty…

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