Category: Foundation

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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Priority: Public Safety – CARE Magazine

“Ultimately, the members of the Complaints Department take pride in their contribution to the protection of the public, and in their role in ensuring LPNs are providing professional services in Alberta that meet the CLPNA’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics” In the feature story, ‘Priority: Public Safety’, meet the College of Licensed Practical…

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Foundation Announces 2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients

The Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for Licensed Practical Nurses is pleased to honour the four recipients of the 2020 Awards of Excellence. They represent a dedication to excellence in the areas of education, leadership, collaborative practice and nursing knowledge. A short video presentation on each winner, announced by the Foundation’s President, shares details about these admirable…

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Major milestones achieved in CLPNA’s 2019 Annual Report

 CLPNA’s 2019 Annual Report (PDF) “A major milestone this year was receiving approval of amendments to the Health Professions Act (HPA) Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation… effective February 1, 2020. These amendments support LPNs to work to the full extent of their education and make a greater contribution to the healthcare team and the…

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National Nursing Week meets the WHO’s Year of the Nurse and Midwife

 Looking back, it seems the World Health Organization had a crystal ball when they chose 2020 to be the international Year of the Nurse and Midwife. There are more nurses in the world than any other health professional and they are profoundly affected by the current pandemic. While Canadians stay in, LPNs and other…

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2020 Awards of Excellence Nominees

In every profession, there are those who stand out, who shine brighter. They work hard to lead better, learn more to teach clearer, care more to serve broader. Every year, the Awards of Excellence honour the stars among Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses and those healthcare leaders who support the practical nurse profession. In 2020, the…

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Simplified Nominations for 2020 LPN Awards of Excellence

They are the clever colleagues, the solid supervisors, and the knowledgeable educators you admire. Smart, creative, positive and passionate about their work in healthcare and about the Licensed Practical Nurse profession. They deserve recognition. Nominations are being accepted for Alberta’s annual LPN Awards of Excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education, and for supportive non-LPN professionals….

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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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