Category: Events

Webinar: Immunization Regulation (Nov 24 & 26)

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. The second stage of the Immunization Regulation comes into effect on January 1, 2021. RELATED – Sharing Evidence-Based Immunization Info Critical for LPNs: CLPNA RELATED – Immunization Self-Study Module…

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Preparing for LPN Registration Renewal for 2021

Annual Registration Renewal for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses begins October 1, 2020, for the 2021 calendar year. LPNs must successfully complete the annual Registration Renewal process in order to work in Alberta in 2021. The process is also used to change or cancel registration. RELATED – Registration Renewal The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of…

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Webinar: Professional Boundaries (Oct 6)

Establishing and maintaining the appropriate boundaries between a nurse and patient can be complicated: cultural diversity, gift-giving, nursing family and friends, and intimate relationships. A therapeutic nurse-patient relationship encompasses helpfulness with the right amount of nursing involvement. Find that right level with the CLPNA’s live webinar on October 6, 2020 on the Practice Guideline on…

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Webinar: Nurses in Independent Practice (Sept 14)

Independent Practice is the application of nursing knowledge, skill, and principles outside of a traditional healthcare organization or setting. The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) are pleased to present this webinar intended…

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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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Audit Cancelled for Continuing Competence Program in 2020

Due to the many challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has cancelled its Continuing Competence Program Audit for 2020. The program, originally scheduled for May – June, had been previously deferred. RELATED – Continuing Competence Program Audit The annual audit measures compliance with the Continuing Competence…

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Webinar: Collaborative Practice in Nursing (Jul 9 & Oct 15)

Collaborative practice is a foundation for quality care. Professionals working together with shared decision-making, open communication and mutual trust are fundamental to collaborative nursing practice. RELATED – ‘Collaborative Practice in Nursing’ released by Alberta’s nursing regulators The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA),…

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Webinar: Social Media – E-Professionalism for Nurses (Jul 7 & Nov 3)

Nurses must be aware of social media’s evolving culture, understand its ever-changing technology, and have the professional judgment and decision-making to use it appropriately as outlined in the Social Media: e-Professionalism for Nurses document from Alberta’s nursing regulators. RELATED – Social Media: e-Professionalism for Nurses The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA),…

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Webinar: Resilience – A Mindset for Wellness (Jun 23 & Sep 22)

The Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses define the legal and professional expectations of LPN practice. As a Licensed Practical Nurse this includes maintaining physical health and mental well-being in order to provide the best care possible for the public. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is aware that there are…

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CLPNA’s First Virtual AGM 2020 arrives June 17; Register Soon

Licensed Practical Nurses and interested members of the public are welcome to virtually attend the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) in June. For the first time, this event will be held online in a webinar-style presentation format to comply with current COVID-19 public health regulations regarding…

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