Category: Events

Webinar: End PJ Paralysis (Nov 20 or 22)

If patients stay in their pyjamas for longer than they need to, they have a higher risk of infection, loss of mobility, fitness and strength, and will ultimately stay in hospital longer. Having patients in their day clothes, rather than in pyjamas (PJs) or gowns, enhances dignity, autonomy and, in many instances, shortens their length…

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Webinar: Elder Abuse Awareness (Oct 2 or 4)

Elder abuse is a significant public health problem and everybody’s business. Many Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) work in close contact with older persons in various care settings and are in a unique position to understand how abuse can be prevented and support those who have been abused or are experiencing abuse. The purpose of this…

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WEBINAR: RELATIONAL PRACTICE (Sept 25 or 27)

Relational Practice is an approach, a method for LPNs to go beyond the superficial presentation of a client and his/her health concern(s). Relational Practice reaches below the surface while maintaining professional behaviours, knowledge, skills, and boundaries. It refers to a means of building and sustaining health-promoting relationships with clients, families, colleagues and others. This one-hour…

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Tickets on sale for 2018 CLPNA AGM & Conference

Knowledge and networking, fun and friends. The 2018 CLPNA AGM & Conference is ‘Shifting Reality’, aiming to prepare Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurse and associated health professionals for changes impacting healthcare. Tickets are on sale now for the 2.5 day event on May 9 – 11, 2018 in Edmonton. Registration Info The engaging lineup includes topics…

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WEBINAR: Understanding Cyber: Privacy and Security in Healthcare

The threat of cyber-attack is a nightmare for healthcare organizations and professionals. The nature of electronic healthcare information creates unique risks for network and privacy security, resulting in healthcare organizations becoming attractive targets for cyber-crime. Evolving regulatory requirements and the introduction of new technologies have resulted in an increasing focus upon these new threats. Education…

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WORKSHOP: New Culture Nursing – An Approach to Person-Centred Care with Dr. David Sheard

UPDATE (Jan. 3/18): Due to unforeseen circumstances, the New Culture Nursing Workshop with Dr. David Sheard has been rescheduled to April 11 in Edmonton and April 13 in Calgary. Registrants, check your email for registration changes and refund info.  The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is pleased to partner with Dr. David Sheard, Founder/CEO Dementia…

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Webinar Series: Patient & Family-Centred Care (Nov 21 & 28)

How can clients and their loved-ones join healthcare providers as full partners in caregiving? What are the considerations when creating a supportive and respectful environment, promoting wellness, teamwork and community? Get the answers at the upcoming webinar series on “Patient and Family-Centred Care”. The ‘Introduction’ webinar on November 21 focuses on concepts and resources. The…

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Apply to join a CLPNA Committee

For nurses, service matters. Serving your clients, your employer… and your profession. LPNs are asked to consider participating on a CLPNA Committee to grow the profession in new directions. Opportunities are available for the January 2018 to December 2019 term. The Hearing Tribunal and Complaint Review Committee consider evidence and make decisions regarding complaints of…

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Change yourself; change the world: Change Day Alberta

Change yourself; change your world! That’s what Change Day is all about: “people coming together to make a change for the better and having fun at the same time”. Change Day is an “international movement that encourages people to make a pledge to improve the health and wellness of themselves or others.” Isn’t that what nurses…

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