Category: Members

Integrating Spirituality into Care: Video

Despite a strong evidence base, few health care professionals are prepared to talk to patients about their spiritual or psychosocial needs. Patient care often solely focuses on the physical aspects of injury or disease and not the associated spiritual distress. “Integrating Spirituality into Care” presented by Jeanne Weis, MN, BN, RN, CHPCA(c) provides Licensed Practical…

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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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Quizzes and visits; giveaways and PSAs: National Nursing Week 2019

During National Nursing Week, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta helped LPNs celebrate by running a contest for fantastic swag, partnered with a Calgary radio station, and broadcast public service announcements on CTV. National Nursing Week Quiz Clever LPNs across the province were tested by the #RegulatorySmarts Quiz which resulted in 200 prize…

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Protecting the Public: 2018 Annual Report and latest Strategic Plan itemized at AGM

CLPNA’s 2018 Annual Report (PDF) Significant regulatory collaborations. Dozens of research, practice and policy projects. Substantial participation in professional development. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is pleased to report on the work of it’s Council, committees and staff in the 2018 Annual Report and looks forward to the future in the Strategic Plan for…

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Mixing it up with new experiences – 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference

What else is there to experience from The Alchemy of Professionalism at the 2019 CLPNA AGM & Conference? More professionals presenting! REGISTRATION INFO Mixed Elements will be a fast-paced, engaging hour connecting you to info you need to know: Open minds: A fresh perspective in person centered care – Rachel Beyer, Rebecca Routly and Alyssa Amrit Pannu,…

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National Nursing Week Contest 2019 – Win LPN Swag! Test your #RegulatorySmarts

In recognition of National Nursing Week (May 6-12, 2019), it’s time to reward each other, and celebrate your team! This year, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta offers all LPNs in Alberta a chance to win amazing prizes for National Nursing Week with our #RegulatorySmarts Quiz! TAKE THE QUIZ Why should you take…

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Getting to know the Continuing Competence Program & Audit

As a nurse, you’ll never stop learning. Whether it’s learning about a disease process or the latest medical equipment, continuing education is foundational to the nursing profession.  Participation is mandatory under Alberta’s Health Profession Act. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) Continuing Competence Program (CCP) requires that LPNs participate annually to maintain…

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How protecting patients from sexual misconduct impacts LPNs: Webinars & Video

LPNs, do you know how Bill 21: An Act to Protect Patients may affect: An LPN’s dating life? Current and future LPN educational requirements? Reporting of sexual misconduct or abuse? Public access to CLPNA disciplinary process? Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are urged to ensure their practice complies with Bill 21 by watching this 20 minute…

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Three Seats on CLPNA’s Council up for Nomination

 Licensed Practical Nurse leaders of all types, planners, strategists, evaluators and budgeters, are eyeing the call for nominations to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Three large areas are up for election surrounding the major centres of Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Jasper, Slave Lake, and Cold Lake….

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