Category: Educational Videos

Video: Collaborative Practice in Nursing

Professionals working together with shared decision-making, open communication and mutual trust are fundamental to collaborative nursing practice, and collaborative practice is a foundation for quality care. The above joint presentation from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), and the College of Registered…

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Video: Resilience – A Mindset for Wellness

As a Licensed Practical Nurse, maintaining physical health and mental wellbeing is an important expectation in order to provide the best care possible for the public. There are many challenges present in one’s personal life as well as one’s profession, which can present added stress, and it is important to focus on building one’s resilience…

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Video: Connecting Regulation to Professional Practice

The way Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) connect their regulatory responsibilities to their nursing practice is of utmost importance. Meeting these expectations requires that LPNs provide safe, competent, and ethical nursing care. Professionalism requires that LPNs demonstrate professional standards when providing nursing care and collaborating with patients, colleagues, and other members of the health care team….

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Video: Nurses in Independent Practice

It is important to be appropriately informed and prepared before starting a business as a regulated health professional. The “Nurses in Independent Practice” presentation guides Alberta’s nurses who currently engage in, or who are considering independent or self-employed practice and the delivery of health services. The material is a joint presentation from the College of…

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Annual General Meeting 2020 watchable on video

More than 220 LPNs and stakeholders participated in a surprisingly intimate, streaming Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) on June 17, 2020.

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Video: Respectful Workplaces

 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 College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) partners with Veronica De Freitas and Tara Foster from Alberta…

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Video: Professional Boundaries

Professional boundaries allow for safe space between a nurse’s position of power and a patient’s vulnerability. Maintaining professional boundaries is a foundational part of nursing practice and a key characteristic of a therapeutic nurse-patient relationship built on trust, respect and compassion. While providing nursing care, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) hold an inherent position of power…

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Challenging Unconscious Bias to Benefit Caregiving: Video

 “Because our unconscious biases are so hidden from ourselves, it takes some work to disrupt them, but it can be done through active reflection and practicing inclusive behaviors. Doing this work benefits us, the people around us, and our patients.” Are you biased? Well, I am. And you are, too. We’re all biased. In…

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Video: Falls and Fall-Related Injury & Prevention

Among seniors in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury.  Between 20-30% of seniors will fall at least once per year. A fall can have a significant impact on the lifestyle and independence of a patient or older adult. In this video presentation on Falls and Fall-Related Injury and Prevention, the College of Licensed…

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Overview of 2020 LPN Regulation Amendments: Video

 (UPDATED MARCH 26, 2020 – Posted a new video with current information.) Changes affecting Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are coming in 2020 as a result of amendments to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation. RELATED – Regulation Change for Licensed Practical Nurses Enhances Continuity of Care for Albertans The amended regulation, announced on October…

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