Category: Educational Videos

VIDEO: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) implemented the changes to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation (LPN Regulation) effective February 1, 2020. RELATED – Regulation leads to new Standards and Policy on Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice The CLPNA’s registration management has been streamlined and the LPN scope of practice, especially regarding restricted…

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Video: Caregiver-Centered Care

In Alberta, 1 in 4 are family caregivers. Caregivers play a vital role in the healthcare system. Research shows that supporting family caregivers in maintaining their own health and well-being allows them to better care for their loved ones. In this presentation, Dr. Jasneet Parmar, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta provides…

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Video: Immunization Practice & Regulation

In order to administer vaccines, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) must have the knowledge, skill, judgment, and competencies related to immunization to practice safely. Additionally, the Government of Alberta’s Immunization Regulation gives all health professionals in Alberta, including LPNs, legal responsibilities regarding immunizations to better protect the public. Learn about these requirements, as well as the expectations on LPNs…

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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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