Category: Events

Webinar: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs (Oct 19 & 25)

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 CLPNA registration management and clarifies the LPN scope of practice, especially regarding…

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Webinar: Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism (Oct 18 & 26)

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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Volunteers Needed for Exam Writing Workshop

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has partnered with the Touchstone Institute to develop an exam to assess the competence of Licensed Practical Nurses entering into practice in Alberta through non-traditional methods. 20 volunteers from across Alberta are needed to join the team to help create the exam, including building scenarios and…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice & Regulation (October 5 & 7)

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: Reviews LPN scope of practice regarding administering immunizations Discusses options for education and training Outlines reporting requirements For more info, please review: Related – Immunization Reporting for all LPNs…

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Webinar: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies (Sept 14 & 16)

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 explore the potential impact of a high stress work environment and the patterns and prevalence of developing Post Traumatic Stress. Strategies to increase…

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Webinar: Connecting Regulation to Professional Practice (August 24 & 26)

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated healthcare providers, such as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), 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,…

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Webinar: Continuing Competence Program (August 31, September 2, 27 & 29)

Do you understand the Continuing Competence Program, truly? Every year, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are required to participate in the CLPNA’s Continuing Competence Program (CCP). As professional nurses, it is necessary to keep current with the knowledge and competence required for today’s practice environments. Through a self-directed learning plan, LPNs choose the learning that will…

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Webinar: Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic (July 27 & 29)

Join the CLPNA and Dr. Jasneet Parmar as she introduces the Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic course. This course is supplementary to the Caregiver-Centered Care foundational education. Related – Self-study Module: Caring for Caregivers The Partnering with Family Caregivers During a Pandemic course highlights the impacts that a pandemic has on Family Caregivers. It…

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Webinar: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs (July 19 & 20)

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 CLPNA registration management and clarifies the LPN scope of practice, especially regarding…

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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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