Licensed Practical Nurses are health professionals regulated by multiple levels of provincial and federal legislation, guided by professional standards of practice and a code of ethics, and supported by nursing policies and other documents.
The CLPNA Council is responsible for governance of the organization.
Committees support decision making in various areas of the organization.
Setting and reporting on the CLPNA’s strategic goals and operations.
The Health Professions Act governs LPN practice in Alberta. The HPA gives the CLPNA its authority as a regulatory organization.
Other provincial and federal legislation can also impact LPN practice.
In addition to legislation like the Health Professions Act, there are also subordinate regulations that govern how LPNs operate in Alberta.
CLPNA Bylaws govern how our organization operates.
A CLPNA operational policy is a clear and concise statement outlining requirements, service standards, and expected behaviours of the CLPNA’s staff, committee members, or external stakeholders.