In order to administer vaccines, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) must have the knowledge, skill, judgment, and competencies related to immunization to practice safely.
Additionally, the Government of Alberta’s Immunization Regulation gives all health professionals in Alberta, including LPNs, legal responsibilities regarding immunizations to better protect the public.
Learn about these requirements, as well as the expectations on LPNs professional practice, in this presentation from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. This information is important for all LPNs practicing in Alberta.
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To further guide LPNs, the CLPNA’s Interpretive Document: Immunization Regulation Duties outlines these responsibilities.