Category: Events

Webinar: Immunization Regulation (June 11 & July 21)

Alberta government regulations give all health professionals, including Licensed Practical Nurses, additional responsibilities regarding immunizations in order to better protect the public. The first stage of the Immunization Regulation was implemented in December 2018 and the second will be implemented on January 1, 2021. RELATED – Sharing Evidence-Based Immunization Info Critical For LPNs: CLPNA RELATED –…

read more

Webinar: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies (June 9)

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 webinar will discuss the potential impact of a high-stress work environment and the patterns and prevalence of developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The discussion will include…

read more

Webinar: Connecting Regulation to LPN Practice (June 2 & 25; Sept 8 & 10)

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated health-care providers, such as licensed practical nurses (LPNs), practice in a safe, competent, and ethical manner. It is important for LPNs to connect their professional nursing practice to their regulatory responsibility. These professional standards apply when providing nursing care and collaborating with patients, clients, and colleagues. The…

read more

Webinar: Mental Health and Resilience during COVID-19 (May 12 & 14)

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses (CLPNA) partners with the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI) to host a webinar providing practical insights and strategies related to COVID-19. This webinar will explore key factors for understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. LPNs will receive concrete guidance for building resilience and staying emotionally and mentally…

read more

Webinar: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs (May 21, July 23)

Clarification to LPN scope of practice, especially regarding restricted activities, and streamlining the registration process are just some of the many changes that arose under the amendments to Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurse Profession Regulation on February 2, 2020. RELATED – Regulation leads to new Standards and Policy on Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice This webinar presentation…

read more

Council Elections for Calgary, Edmonton moved to August 2020

 The Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has adjusted the start of Council Elections from June to August 2020 due to the current strain on LPNs during COVID-19 pandemic. Nomination Forms for District 2 (Calgary & Area) and District 4 (Edmonton & Area) will be available by June 20….

read more

The CLPNA’s Education Forum is Cancelled

Everyone loves to come together to learn. But now is not the time, and physically together is not the way. In support of public safety during COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Education Forum on May 8, 2020 has been cancelled. The CLPNA is actively working on other methods to share…

read more

WEBINAR: CONNECTING REGULATION TO LPN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated health-care providers, such as licensed practical nurses, practice in a safe, competent and ethical manner. The way LPNs connect their regulatory responsibilities to their nursing practice is of utmost importance. Professionalism requires that LPNs demonstrate professional standards when providing nursing care and collaborating with patients, colleagues,…

read more

CLPNA’s Education Forum introduces a modern learning experience | Edmonton, Calgary (May 8)

(Updated March 25, 2020 – In support of public safety during COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been CANCELLED.) INTRODUCING a modern learning experience, packed with nursing knowledge and professional insights. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Education Forum distills the essential elements applicable to all nurses, from practice to regulation to conduct. Workable knowledge for the…

read more

WEBINAR: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies (March 24 & 26)

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 webinar will discuss the potential impact of a high stress work environment and the patterns and prevalence of developing Post Traumatic Stress. We will also…

read more