Month: May 2021

Hearing Notice: Rhonda Melnyk #24117

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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CLPNA Members: Update Profile Today

Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses, it is time to update your CLPNA Member Profile. Has your employer or employment status changed? Have you moved or changed your contact information? Taken additional education? According to the Health Professions Act, LPN Professional Regulation, s33(1), it is every LPN’s responsibility to ensure that the CLPNA has their current: Employer/Organization…

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Webinar Series: Legal Issues in Nursing (June 14, 15, 17 and 21, 2021)

Join the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) and Chris Rokosh, RN, PNC(C), of Connect Medical Legal Experts for a series of informative webinars on legal issues in nursing. A variety of topics will be explored using both video and live presentations. These webinars will offer a variety of information as well as…

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2021 Continuing Competence Program Audit Cancelled

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has cancelled its Continuing Competence Program Audit for 2021. The CLPNA expects all Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to participate in the Continuing Competence Program annually. Participation in the CCP demonstrates a commitment by members of the profession to maintain and/or improve knowledge and skill. LPNs are still expected…

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VIDEO: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) implemented the changes to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation (LPN Regulation) effective February 1, 2020. RELATED – Regulation leads to new Standards and Policy on Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice The CLPNA’s registration management has been streamlined and the LPN scope of practice, especially regarding restricted…

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Annual General Meeting 2021 video now available

More than 130 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and stakeholders attended the Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) on May 5, 2021. PROGRAM Welcome with Host Carrie Waggott, Executive Officer Presidential Address with Valerie Paice, President 2020 Annual Report Presentation CEO’s Report with Jeanne Weis, Chief Executive Officer Answering…

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