Month: June 2019

Fee changes coming July 1 for CLPNA applicants and members

A reminder to applicants and members that on July 1, 2019, a number of CLPNA fees will be changed. The adjustments were first announced in April. There was no change made to LPNs’ annual Registration Renewal fees, which remains at $350/year when paid by December 1. For Applicants: Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam (CPNRE)-only Application…

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Time for CLPNA Members to update their Profile

LPNs, do you know what’s on your CLPNA Member Profile? Is your employer correct? Your contact info? According to the Health Professions Act, LPN Professional Regulation, s33(1), it is your responsibility to ensure CLPNA has your current: • employer & employment status • mailing address • email address • phone number • LPN specializations LOGIN…

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Hearing Notice: Myrsa Pena #33695

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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Hearing Notice: Cynthia Holt Perras #25827

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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Hearing Notice: Gregory Farthing #42606

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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Integrating Spirituality into Care: Video

Despite a strong evidence base, few health care professionals are prepared to talk to patients about their spiritual or psychosocial needs. Patient care often solely focuses on the physical aspects of injury or disease and not the associated spiritual distress. “Integrating Spirituality into Care” presented by Jeanne Weis, MN, BN, RN, CHPCA(c) provides Licensed Practical…

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Southern and central LPNs vote in Council Elections

Elections begin June 12 for two Election Districts with nominees running for the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The CLPNA Bylaws indicate that if two or more nominees are received for a District, an election is held. Therefore, ballots will be sent by to all eligible LPNs residing in…

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End-of-Life Issues Explored in Palliative Care Video Series

It’s true that every nurse will eventually have to understand end-of-life issues for someone, whether that’s a patient, a client or a loved one. In this video series on Palliative Care, learn to identify the common issues, essential tools to provide best care, and professional resources for every nurse. Presenter Kath Murray is a Certified…

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