Category: Awards

National Nursing Week meets the WHO’s Year of the Nurse and Midwife

 Looking back, it seems the World Health Organization had a crystal ball when they chose 2020 to be the international Year of the Nurse and Midwife. There are more nurses in the world than any other health professional and they are profoundly affected by the current pandemic. While Canadians stay in, LPNs and other…

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2020 Awards of Excellence Nominees

In every profession, there are those who stand out, who shine brighter. They work hard to lead better, learn more to teach clearer, care more to serve broader. Every year, the Awards of Excellence honour the stars among Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses and those healthcare leaders who support the practical nurse profession. In 2020, the…

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The CLPNA’s Education Forum is Cancelled

Everyone loves to come together to learn. But now is not the time, and physically together is not the way. In support of public safety during COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Education Forum on May 8, 2020 has been cancelled. The CLPNA is actively working on other methods to share…

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David King Educational Bursary Retired

The Fredrickson–McGregor Education Foundation for LPNs has announced the retirement of the David King Educational Bursary. Years ago, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) received a large government grant which has supported many LPNs to access post-basic education funding through the Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for LPNs. “The Foundation grants available today are…

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CLPNA’s Education Forum introduces a modern learning experience | Edmonton, Calgary (May 8)

(Updated March 25, 2020 – In support of public safety during COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been CANCELLED.) INTRODUCING a modern learning experience, packed with nursing knowledge and professional insights. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Education Forum distills the essential elements applicable to all nurses, from practice to regulation to conduct. Workable knowledge for the…

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Simplified Nominations for 2020 LPN Awards of Excellence

They are the clever colleagues, the solid supervisors, and the knowledgeable educators you admire. Smart, creative, positive and passionate about their work in healthcare and about the Licensed Practical Nurse profession. They deserve recognition. Nominations are being accepted for Alberta’s annual LPN Awards of Excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education, and for supportive non-LPN professionals….

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Young… at Heart: Nursing at Alberta’s Children’s Hospital – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “One of the awesome things about working here is just how resilient kids are in the face of adversity. There are still smiles here.” In our feature story, ‘Young… at Heart: Nursing at ACH’, Licensed Practical Nurses working at Alberta Children’s Hospital work as a team to build trust, and reduce pain and…

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Fresh Format, Condensed Program, Lower Fees for 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference

There’s a fresh approach to this year’s annual nursing Conference with new speaker formats and features from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. A condensed program that honours your valuable time and gets to the good stuff quicker. And lower fees for increased accessibility for everyone. The 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference –…

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Top 3 Brilliant Reasons to Nominate Your Colleague for a 2019 Award of Excellence

1. They define ‘excellence’. Outstanding, superior, an example of the best. These attributes describe the best in the LPN profession and supportive non-LPN health professionals. 2. Their work (and the work of their facility) should be shared with others. The stories behind the Award Winners are shared in a glamorous, live presentation at the 2019…

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Caring for Caregivers: LPNs and the COMPASS Program – CARE Magazine

 DOWNLOAD ISSUE Licensed Practical Nurses play an important role in delivering the COMPASS Family Caregiving Program, designed to support those who provide care at home for loved ones. In the Summer 2018 issue of CARE magazine, take a closer look at the in-demand, facilitator-led program addressing caregiver challenges of guilt and grief, stress management,…

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