Become an LPN
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is a professional regulatory organization that exists to protect the public by ensuring its regulated members, Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta, Canada, are competent to meet the standards of nursing practice set by the CLPNA.
The Government of Alberta’s Health Professions Act grants the CLPNA the authority to set standards for the education and practice of its members with an obligation to protect and serve the public interest. The Health Professions Act also states that each health profession establish practice standards and a code of ethics. These standards are consistent with the vision and mission of the CLPNA.
Career Guide – Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta
Considering a career in nursing? Or are you a nurse considering a move to Alberta?
Our 48-page Career Guide about the Licensed Practical Nurse profession in Alberta, Canada, provides foundational information about the profession, the work, the regulations, the province, and discovering the opportunities in nursing.
Registering as an LPN in Alberta
For specific registration information, what type of Applicant are you?:
- I am a New Graduate of an Practical Nurse program in Alberta
- I was Previously Registered/Licensed as a LPN in Alberta
- I am/was Registered/Licensed as a LPN in Another Canadian Province/Territory
- I am an Internationally Educated Nurse (a nurse educated outside Canada and is/was not registered/licensed in Canada)
Or contact the CLPNA directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-800-661-5877 (in Alberta) or 780-484-8886.