Category: Events

Getting to know the Continuing Competence Program & Audit

As a nurse, you’ll never stop learning. Whether it’s learning about a disease process or the latest medical equipment, continuing education is foundational to the nursing profession.  Participation is mandatory under Alberta’s Health Profession Act. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) Continuing Competence Program (CCP) requires that LPNs participate annually to maintain…

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How protecting patients from sexual misconduct impacts LPNs: Webinars & Video

LPNs, do you know how Bill 21: An Act to Protect Patients may affect: An LPN’s dating life? Current and future LPN educational requirements? Reporting of sexual misconduct or abuse? Public access to CLPNA disciplinary process? Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are urged to ensure their practice complies with Bill 21 by watching this 20 minute…

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Three Seats on CLPNA’s Council up for Nomination

 Licensed Practical Nurse leaders of all types, planners, strategists, evaluators and budgeters, are eyeing the call for nominations to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Three large areas are up for election surrounding the major centres of Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Jasper, Slave Lake, and Cold Lake….

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NATIONAL NURSING WEEK CONTEST LAUNCHES APRIL 23

This year, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is doing something different to celebrate National Nursing Week. Starting April 23, take the National Nursing Week Quiz to be entered to win a sweet swag bag of LPN-branded items! Due to an overwhelming response for these items in the past few years, we…

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WEBINAR: Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients (Mar 28 or 29)

Starting April 1, Bill 21 introduces new requirements that apply to all regulated health professionals in Alberta. The revisions to the Health Professions Act (HPA) define ‘sexual abuse’ and ‘sexual misconduct’ and establish obligations on health professionals and regulatory colleges. RELATED – Protecting Patients from Sexual Misconduct: Bill 21 in effect April 1 A new webinar…

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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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