Category: Events

Webinar: Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism (July 5 & 6)

Ageism, is a socially accepted “ism” of thinking about ageing and older people in a negative and discriminatory manner. Stereotypes and discrimination related to age affect the physical and psychological well-being of older people every day. Ageism is also evident in the health and social systems and within the professions working with older persons. In…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice & Regulation (June 22 & 24)

Licensed Practical Nurses: when providing immunization services, you must be aware of your legal responsibilities, and the education you need to perform this activity. This webinar: Discusses your options for education and training Outlines reporting requirements For more info, please review: Related – Immunization Reporting for all LPNs as of Jan 1, 2020 The webinar…

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Webinar Series: Legal Issues in Nursing (June 14, 15, 17 and 21, 2021)

Join the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) and Chris Rokosh, RN, PNC(C), of Connect Medical Legal Experts for a series of informative webinars on legal issues in nursing. A variety of topics will be explored using both video and live presentations. These webinars will offer a variety of information as well as…

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Webinar: Connecting Regulation to LPN Professional Practice (May 18 & 20)

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,…

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Register today for the CLPNA’s 2021 AGM

Register today to attend the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The AGM will be held online. Pre-registration is required. The President of the CLPNA’s Council, and the Chief Executive Officer of the CLPNA will be answering questions from members, stakeholders and the public. Please complete this…

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Webinar: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs (Apr. 27 & 29)

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 amended regulation streamlines the CLPNA’s registration management and clarifies the LPN scope of practice, especially…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice & Regulation (March 15 & 30)

When providing immunization services, Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses must be aware of their legal responsibilities and the education needed to perform this activity. The Immunization Practice & Regulation webinar: Discusses options for education and training Outlines reporting requirements The presentation includes a LIVE Q&A with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Practice Team….

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Webinar: Caregiver-Centered Care – Education for LPNs (Feb 16 & 18)

Did you know that 1 in 4 Canadians are family caregivers? A family caregiver is broadly defined as any person who takes on a generally unpaid caring role providing emotional, physical, or practical support in response to an illness, disability, or age-related needs. Research has shown that well-supported family caregivers provide better care for their…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice and Regulation (Jan 25 & 29)

Licensed Practical Nurses must have the knowledge, skill, judgment, and competencies related to immunization to practice safely. This webinar discusses two important topics related to Immunization practice: Options for education and training Immunization Regulation reporting requirements in effect January 1, 2021 Related – Immunization Reporting for all LPNs as of Jan 1, 2020 For more…

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Nominate a Colleague for a Foundation Award of Excellence in 2021

Updated Feb. 16, 2021 – Nominations have been extended to March 15, 2021 Nominations are now being accepted by the Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for LPNs for the annual Awards of Excellence for Licensed Practical Nurses in nursing practice, leadership, education, and for supportive non-LPN professionals. Nominations are open until February 15, 2021. Nominations are open…

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