The Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is pleased to host the 7th Annual Think Tank on October 3 in Edmonton.
“Planning for the Future: Empowering the Health System for Excellence” features local, national and international experts speaking on leading edge changes and initiatives to transform our health system to achieve excellence.
Last year’s event saw 300 attendees from government, educators, researchers, LPNs and other stakeholders. Attendance is by invitation only; invitations will be sent in August. Registration is required; tickets will be scanned at the door.
Speakers & Presentations
The day will be facilitated by Gary Goldsand, Director, John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, Clinical Ethicist and Assistant Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta.
Honourable Tyler Shandro, Minister of Health (Invited)
Doug Wylie, Auditor General of Alberta
Better Healthcare for Albertans
Dr. Ian Bullock, Chief Executive Officer, Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
Health System Without Walls and Health System Transformation.
John Cabral, Assistant Deputy Minister of Health, Service Delivery
Moving Forward with Integrating Care and Services in the Community in Alberta.
Dr. Richard Lewanczuk, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
Integrating Health and Social Services: Philosophy for the New Primary Health Care.
Dr. Carol Huston, President, Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis and Professor, School of Nursing, California State University, USA
New Skills and Roles for Nurse Leaders in an Era of Technology and Healthcare Reform.
Kim Wieringa, Assistant Deputy Minister of Health, Information Systems Division
Empowering Individuals to Manage Their Own Health: The Alberta Patient Portal and Integrated Health Information System.
Panel of Experts
Priority Strategies to Assist Alberta to Achieve a High Performing Health System.