Category: Educational Videos

Video: Eye Health – Providing a Lens for LPNs

Regardless of age, eye health and vision problems can impact quality of life. Join Dr. Salma Kiani, OD, and learn what to watch for as a Licensed Practical Nurse in order to support patients and how early identification can reduce the risk impact and increase quality patient outcomes. Review information and potential issues with eye…

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Video: Falls Prevention

A fall can have a significant impact on a person’s independence and lifestyle. Among older adults in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury and 1 of 3 older adults will fall at least once per year. This video, presented by Melanie Morgan-Redshaw from the Injury Prevention Centre, outlines risk factors that can lead…

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Video: Harm Reduction – Theory and Practice

This video, presented by the AHS Harm Reduction Services Team and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, defines harm reduction and provides an overview of this public health approach in programs and practice. Examples of harm reduction services available in the community as well as practical strategies to use when caring for people…

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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. LPNs must demonstrate professional standards when providing nursing care and when collaborating with patients, colleagues, and other members of the healthcare team. This video…

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Video: Immunization Practice and Regulation

Licensed Practical Nurses must have the knowledge, skill, judgment, and competencies related to immunization to practice safely. This video outlines expectations on LPN professional practice when performing immunization duties, including: Immunization Regulation LPN scope of practice regarding administering immunizations Reporting requirements Options for education and training The CLPNA’s Interpretive Document: Immunization Regulation Duties further guides LPNs…

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Video: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practice has evolved since 2003 when the regulation was first proclaimed under the Health Professions Act. The current regulation authorizes LPNs to perform a broader range of activities to support care provided to individuals and their families. The LPN Profession Regulation identifies the LPN scope of practice related to restricted activities and advanced…

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Video: Long COVID: Supporting Patient Care

Some people who have had COVID-19, whether they have needed hospitalization or not, continue to struggle with fatigue, “brain fog”, headaches, and other persistent neurological and respiratory symptoms. These long-lasting symptoms have been named “Long COVID” and are being closely studied in Alberta, and around the world. Alberta Health Services (AHS) has created several focused…

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Video: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies

Research shows there is a high occurrence of stress in the lives of healthcare providers, including nurses, and this can have a significant effect on psychological health and well-being. This video presented by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, discusses the potential impact of a high…

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Video: Caregiver-Centered Care, including Partnering with Family Caregivers during a Pandemic

Did you know that 1 in 4 Canadians are family caregivers? Research shows that well-supported family caregivers provide better care for their loved ones. Join the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and Dr. Jasneet Parmar, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, for this informative video which builds on the foundational Caregiver-Centered…

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Video: Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism

Stereotypes and discrimination related to age affect the physical and psychological well-being of older people every day. Ageism is a socially accepted “ism” of thinking about ageing and older people in a negative and discriminatory manner. Ageism is evident in health and social systems and within the professions working with older persons. This research-based video…

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