Month: November 2022

Video: Falls Prevention

A fall can have a significant impact on a person’s independence and lifestyle. Among older adults in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury and 1 of 3 older adults will fall at least once per year. This video, presented by Melanie Morgan-Redshaw from the Injury Prevention Centre, outlines risk factors that can lead…

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Employment Opportunity: Health Care Aide (HCA) Directory Coordinator

THE ROLE Reporting to the Executive Officer, Business Services, the HCA Directory Coordinator is responsible for the operational coordination of the HCA Directory in support of the HCA workforce. Responsibilities in facilitating daily operations include, but are not limited to, database support and data management, HCA Directory enrollment inquiries/applications, HCA Provincial Exam, Bridging Modules, Substantial…

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Webinar: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs (Dec 13 & 15)

LPN practice has evolved since 2003 when the regulation was first proclaimed under the Health Professions Act. The current regulation authorizes LPNs to perform a broader range of activities to support care provided to individuals and their families. The LPN Profession Regulation identifies the LPN scope of practice related to restricted activities and advanced authorizations,…

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Updated Policy: English Language Proficiency Standard

The passing scores for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) and the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) have been updated in the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s English Language Proficiency Standard Policy. These changes are the result of a project undertaken by the Canadian Nurse Regulators Collaborative to revise…

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Feedback on Updated LPN Code of Ethics

On Nov 24, 2022, the Canadian Council for Practical Nurse Regulators (CCPNR) launches its survey to validate the Updated Code of Ethics. The consultation and validation survey provides an opportunity for all Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and interested stakeholders to anonymously share their views on the proposed draft. The feedback will be used to finalize…

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Employment Opportunity: Registration Competence Advisor

THE ROLE 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. HOW TO APPLY This job opportunity is now…

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