Month: March 2022

Employment Opportunity: Registration Competence Advisor

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar, the Registration Competence Advisor is an integral member of the team and is responsible for assessing Health Care Aides (HCA) utilizing a substantial equivalence framework. This position consults with applicants, practitioners, stakeholders and committees regarding the HCA and LPN profession.

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Policy: English Language Proficiency Standard

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) play an integral role in Alberta’s healthcare system and are obligated to deliver safe, competent, and ethical nursing care. As an LPN in Alberta, all applicants to the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) need to be able to communicate clearly in English to practice. The Policy: English Language…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Education Standards Advisory Committee

The Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is mandated by legislation to approve new Practical Nurse (PN) entry-level, refresher, and advanced practice education programs in Alberta. To facilitate this process, the CLPNA Council has established the Education Standards Advisory Committee (ESAC). Related – Education Standards Advisory Committee The CLPNA leads…

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Hearing Notice: Maria Lourdes Rivera #31061

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: Long COVID: Supporting Patient Care

Some people who have had COVID-19, whether they have needed hospitalization or not, continue to struggle with fatigue, “brain fog”, headaches, and other persistent neurological and respiratory symptoms. These long-lasting symptoms have been named “Long COVID” and are being closely studied in Alberta, and around the world. Alberta Health Services (AHS) has created several focused…

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