Category: CLPNA AGM & Conference

Nominations open for 2014 LPN Awards of Excellence

In every profession, there are those who shine a little bit brighter. Nominations are now being accepted for the annual LPN Awards of Excellence. There are three Awards available for Licensed Practical Nurses and one for supportive non-LPN health care leaders in Alberta. Nomination submission deadline is February 28, 2014. Award nominees and recipients are…

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Exploring Wellness: 2014 CLPNA Conference challenges nurses

Invitations are out to “Explore Wellness” at the next annual Conference and Annual General Meeting for the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) coming April 30 – May 2, 2014. More than 400 Licensed Practical Nurses, health care professionals, managers and employers will be challenged to focus on patient centered care by becoming…

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Nursing Conference audio recordings and handouts made available

Audio is now available from our 2013 Spring Conference. Hear the CLPNA’s Annual General Meeting, relive the thrill of the 2013 LPN Awards of Excellence, or catch our Keynote Speaker presentations in a podcast form on YouTube or download their handouts. Available now on YouTube (audio) or the Spring Conference website. Listen to the Presentations…

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Spring Conference highlights on Facebook / Twitter

Pictures, highlights, comments, and behind-the-scenes info from our annual 3-day Spring Conference (Apr. 17-19) is now available on our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Do you Tweet? Talk to us at @CLPNA and add the subject code “#ABLPN” (= “Alberta LPNs”) to your nursing messages so can we all get in on the conversation. CLPNA Spring…

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Spring Conference Week: Updates LIVE! on Facebook / Twitter

Our sold-out 3-day Spring Conference for nurses and other health professionals is underway Wed.-Fri., Apr. 17-19. Follow us for LIVE updates on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Conference Attendees: Tweeting? Talk to us @CLPNA and add the subject code "#ABLPN" (= "Alberta LPNs") so can we all get in on the conversation. CLPNA Spring Conference website…

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Alberta’s Health Care System and the Licensed Practical Nurse

The Alberta health care system has been in a state of turmoil and change for some time now, with regional boards superseded by the new Super Board, threats of bed closures, various labour issues, a Cabinet shuffle, the Budget, and a new Minister who is reversing many prior policy positions, all adding to the turbulence….

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