Category: Events

WEBINAR: Professional Boundaries (Jan 9)

  Licensed Practical Nurses hold an inherent position of power and influence over patients while providing nursing care. Professional boundaries allow for safe space between a nurse’s position of power and a patient’s vulnerability. Maintaining professional boundaries is a foundational part of nursing practice and a key characteristic of a therapeutic nurse-patient relationship built on…

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WEBINAR: Immunization Regulation (Oct. 30)

If you missed this webinar the first time, now’s your chance to catch up! To better protect the public, the Alberta Government introduced new immunization regulations in December 2018 giving additional responsibilities to all health professionals, including Licensed Practical Nurses. RELATED – All LPNs to report adverse immunization events: Regulation This webinar contains important info…

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WEBINAR: Falls and Fall-Related Injury and Prevention (Nov. 5 & 26)

What causes a fall? Are there ways to help your patients prevent falls? A fall can have a significant impact on the lifestyle and independence of a patient or older adult. Among seniors in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury. Between 20-30% of seniors will fall at least once per year. November is Falls…

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WEBINAR: RESPECTFUL WORKPLACES (OCT 16 & NOV 13)

Everyone wants to work in an environment where people feel safe, healthy and valued – a respectful workplace. Building a respectful workplace starts with building healthy working relationships – one conversation, one interaction at a time. The CLPNA is excited to partner with Veronica De Freitas and Tara Foster from Alberta Health Services to present…

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WEBINAR: UNCONSCIOUS BIAS (OCT 24)

Are you biased? Well I am. And you are, too. We’re all biased. Biases are attitudes and stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions and decisions in an unconscious manner. Bias is activated involuntarily, without intention or control. Unconscious bias causes us to make quick and often, inaccurate judgments based on limited facts and our own…

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On Oct 1, LPN Registration Renewal begins for 2020

Annual Registration Renewal for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses begins October 1 for 2020. The CLPNA encourages all LPNs to renew before December 1 to pay the lowest registration fee of $350.  For those who delay, the renewal fee is $550 when submitted between December 2 to 31. On January 1, those who have not renewed will have…

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The CLPNA’s 7th Annual Think Tank – Empowering the Health System for Excellence

The Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is pleased to host the 7th Annual Think Tank on October 3 in Edmonton. “Planning for the Future: Empowering the Health System for Excellence” features local, national and international experts speaking on leading edge changes and initiatives to transform our health system to achieve…

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WEBINAR: AESTHETIC NURSING – REGULATORY MATTERS (Aug 20 or 29, Nov 7 or 21)

Aesthetic nursing is the provision of specialized procedures for the purpose of cosmetic treatment such as, but not limited to, dermal fillers, collagen stimulators, lipolysis and neuromodulators. This area of practice is constantly evolving and could include more procedures. The upcoming webinar, Aesthetic Nursing – Regulatory Matters, will give a brief overview of nurses’ professional…

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Southern and central LPNs vote in Council Elections

Elections begin June 12 for two Election Districts with nominees running for the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The CLPNA Bylaws indicate that if two or more nominees are received for a District, an election is held. Therefore, ballots will be sent by to all eligible LPNs residing in…

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LPN T-Shirts, Totes & Tumblers raise Foundation funds

It’s official! A new online shop of LPN-branded goodies has opened as a fundraiser for ongoing LPN education. Insulated drink bottles, colourful lanyards, ‘cooler’ totes, unisex t-shirts, penlights and LPN/CLPNA pins can all be ordered. And keep checking back! New products and colour selections are coming regularly. FOUNDATION SHOP The most popular items sold at…

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