Category: Educational Videos

Annual General Meeting 2020 watchable on video

There’s a first time for everything! 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. For many, the CLPNA’s first online AGM was also their first AGM. The AGM was held for decades as part…

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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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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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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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Immunization Regulation for all LPNs, including reporting: Video

(UPDATED JULY 9, 2020 – Posted a new video with current information.) 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….

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MASTERING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN 3-PART VIDEO SERIES

If you suddenly couldn’t speak for yourself, who would make medical decisions on your behalf? As a nurse, understanding Advance Care Planning and Personal Directives, and how to use Goals of Care Directives and the Green Sleeve documents are important to providing quality care to your clients. They are also important personally. Master these topics…

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