Category: Applicants

Study with CLPNA: Learning to Learn Self-Study Course

With constant changes and advancements in technology and medical knowledge, a nurse’s competencies and skills can quickly become outdated. Nursing practice can become less effective – putting safe and ethical client care at risk. Nurses must continuously learn to maintain and enhance their professional nursing competence. The Learning to Learn Self-Study Course is designed to…

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Research seeks to understand Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses: Member Survey Report

“The 2018 LPN Member Survey…aimed for a comprehensive understanding of LPN work-life, work environments, and the profession itself.” Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) face many physical, emotional, and social challenges in their work which can lead to absenteeism, turnover, anxiety, and burnout. A strong healthy workforce can support the highest level of safety for the public….

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Sharing evidence-based immunization info critical for LPNs: CLPNA

Recently, the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Committee of Health Workforce reached out to the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) regarding a recent insurgence of measles in Canada and its relationship to vaccine hesitancy. This message contains a summary of that information and a call to action for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses: Vaccine hesitance is… a…

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‘Collaborative Practice in Nursing’ released by Alberta’s nursing regulators

Professionals working together with shared decision-making, open communication, and mutual trust are among the goals outlined in the Collaborative Practice in Nursing document from Alberta’s nursing regulators. DOWNLOAD Collaborative Practice in Nursing The regulators, the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), and the…

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WEBINAR: Immunization Regulation (Oct. 30)

If you missed this webinar the first time, now’s your chance to catch up! To better protect the public, the Alberta Government introduced new immunization regulations in December 2018 giving additional responsibilities to all health professionals, including Licensed Practical Nurses. RELATED – All LPNs to report adverse immunization events: Regulation This webinar contains important info…

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WEBINAR: Falls and Fall-Related Injury and Prevention (Nov. 5 & 26)

What causes a fall? Are there ways to help your patients prevent falls? A fall can have a significant impact on the lifestyle and independence of a patient or older adult. Among seniors in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury. Between 20-30% of seniors will fall at least once per year. November is Falls…

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WEBINAR: RESPECTFUL WORKPLACES (OCT 16 & NOV 13)

Everyone wants to work in an environment where people feel safe, healthy and valued – a respectful workplace. Building a respectful workplace starts with building healthy working relationships – one conversation, one interaction at a time. The CLPNA is excited to partner with Veronica De Freitas and Tara Foster from Alberta Health Services to present…

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Magnetic North: LPN Opportunities in Peace Country – CARE Magazine

 DOWNLOAD ISSUE “When it comes to opportunities for LPNs in northern Alberta, it seems the sky is truly the limit.” In our feature story, ‘Magnetic North: Opportunities in Peace Country’, Licensed Practical Nurses working in northern Alberta are finding opportunities for advanced practice in unique areas. Discover more in the Fall issue of the…

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Immunization Regulation for all LPNs, including reporting: Video

Alberta government regulations introduced in December 2018 gave all health professionals in Alberta, including Licensed Practical Nurses, additional responsibilities regarding immunizations to better protect the public. Learn what changed for all LPNs in this video from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. This information is important for all LPNs, not just those who hold…

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WEBINAR: UNCONSCIOUS BIAS (OCT 24)

Are you biased? Well I am. And you are, too. We’re all biased. Biases are attitudes and stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions and decisions in an unconscious manner. Bias is activated involuntarily, without intention or control. Unconscious bias causes us to make quick and often, inaccurate judgments based on limited facts and our own…

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