Month: March 2023

Applicants Now Have More Options to Demonstrate English Language Proficiency

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses (CLPNA) is pleased to announce an update to its English Language Proficiency Policy that will support more nurses in becoming registered as Alberta LPNs. The CLPNA has added more options for applicants to provide proof of English language proficiency. Effective March 16, 2023, applicants can demonstrate proficiency through completion…

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Webinar: Communication Strategies to Support People Living with Dementia (April 20 & 27)

In this webinar, we will discuss specific strategies to facilitate communication with people who have dementia. We will focus on Alzheimer’s dementia, covering topics related to memory and communication, including hearing loss, with examples of practical evidence-based techniques that you can put into immediate practice. After participating in the webinar, learners will be able to…

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Webinar: Privacy Legislation in Alberta (April 11 & 18)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a professional and ethical responsibility to practice within the relevant laws governing privacy and confidentiality of patient information. This means all LPNs have the duty to safeguard a patient’s personal and health information as well as respect a patient’s right to privacy. LPNs are ultimately responsible for determining and understanding…

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