Month: July 2021

Video: Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism

Stereotypes and discrimination related to age affect the physical and psychological well-being of older people every day. Ageism is a socially accepted β€œism” of thinking about ageing and older people in a negative and discriminatory manner. Ageism is evident in health and social systems and within the professions working with older persons. This research-based video…

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Self-Study Module: Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic

A pandemic can impact family caregivers in many ways. Family caregivers providing care at home may take on increased caregiving responsibilities due to reduction of availability of services. Family caregivers who assist with caring for their loved ones who are in facilities are restricted from providing the care they normally would because they are not…

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Webinar: Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic (July 27 & 29)

Join the CLPNA and Dr. Jasneet Parmar as she introduces the Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic course. This course is supplementary to the Caregiver-Centered Care foundational education. Related – Self-study Module: Caring for Caregivers The Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic course highlights the impacts that a pandemic has on Family Caregivers. It…

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Hearing Notice: Evalyne Kalinga #45462

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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Video Series: Legal Issues in Nursing – Empowering Nurses with Medical Legal Knowledge

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) and Chris Rokosh, RN, PNC(C), of Connect Medical Legal Experts present this 4-part video series on legal issues in nursing. Let’s Talk about Nursing Litigation Learning about the possible medical legal risks of nursing can ultimately prevent adverse events from occurring, protect against a lawsuit, and…

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Membership Policy: Refresher Program

The Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation (LPN Regulation) outlines requirements for registration in Alberta. One of the ways an applicant may be eligible for registration is after successfully completing an Approved Refresher Program. Practical nurse refresher programs support a return to practice for those previously registered with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta…

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