Category: Events

Webinar Series: Advance Care Planning (March 12 or 14, April 16 or 18, May 21 or 23)

As a nurse, understanding Advance Care Planning, Personal Directives, 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 in the three-part Webinar Series: Advance Care Planning, brought to you by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta…

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Webinar: Integrating Spirituality into Care (Feb 12 or 14)

Care of patients frequently focuses on the physical aspects of disease. Seldom are these individuals invited to share their spiritual and psychosocial needs, or discuss how their lives have changed as a result of their circumstance. And yet, seriously ill patients have indicated that the possibility of continued spiritual suffering adds to the distress associated…

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Fresh Format, Condensed Program, Lower Fees for 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference

There’s a fresh approach to this year’s annual nursing Conference with new speaker formats and features from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. A condensed program that honours your valuable time and gets to the good stuff quicker. And lower fees for increased accessibility for everyone. The 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference –…

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Top 3 Brilliant Reasons to Nominate Your Colleague for a 2019 Award of Excellence

1. They define ‘excellence’. Outstanding, superior, an example of the best. These attributes describe the best in the LPN profession and supportive non-LPN health professionals. 2. Their work (and the work of their facility) should be shared with others. The stories behind the Award Winners are shared in a glamorous, live presentation at the 2019…

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LPNs renewing registration by Dec 31 to work in 2019

It’s the final days of registration renewal for 2019 for the CLPNA’s members before the December 31 deadline. Members may begin the 2019 Registration Renewal application by logging into to myCLPNA.com. RELATED – Registration Renewal Don’t get Fined; Renew on Time Only those individuals with a current CLPNA Practice Permit are authorized to work as an…

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Webinar: End PJ Paralysis (Nov 20 or 22)

If patients stay in their pyjamas for longer than they need to, they have a higher risk of infection, loss of mobility, fitness and strength, and will ultimately stay in hospital longer. Having patients in their day clothes, rather than in pyjamas (PJs) or gowns, enhances dignity, autonomy and, in many instances, shortens their length…

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For LPNs, Registration Renewal for 2019 starts Oct 1

Annual Registration Renewal begins October 1, 2018 for CLPNA members wanting an Active Practice Permit for 2019. LPNs are asked to renew before the December 1 deadline to receive the lowest registration fee. Registrants completing renewal for an Active Practice Permit before November 1 will be entered in a draw for $350. Notices will be…

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Webinar: Elder Abuse Awareness (Oct 2 or 4)

Elder abuse is a significant public health problem and everybody’s business. Many Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) work in close contact with older persons in various care settings and are in a unique position to understand how abuse can be prevented and support those who have been abused or are experiencing abuse. The purpose of this…

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WEBINAR: RELATIONAL PRACTICE (Sept 25 or 27)

Relational Practice is an approach, a method for LPNs to go beyond the superficial presentation of a client and his/her health concern(s). Relational Practice reaches below the surface while maintaining professional behaviours, knowledge, skills, and boundaries. It refers to a means of building and sustaining health-promoting relationships with clients, families, colleagues and others. This one-hour…

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