Category: Members

Research foundational to Evidence Based Practice

  Research is defined as the systematic investigation into the study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Research is an essential element in the Evidence Based Practice. Professor Dave Sackett first outlined the essential steps for using research evidence to inform the practice of medicine, these being, converting…

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Workshops: Career Directions© (Oct 3) & Building Mentoring Relationships (Oct 4) in Calgary

For career guidance and peer support, take charge!  Created specifically for nurses, you won’t want to miss these professional development opportunities. Our full-day Workshops in Calgary this October are on Career Directions© and Building Successful Mentoring Relationships. Workshops are led by coaches Mary M. Wheeler RN, MEd, PCC and Michelle Cooper RN, MScN, ACC from donnerwheeler.  Register for one or…

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WEBINAR: How to Find a Mentor/Mentee (Sep 12)

Have you signed up for CLPNA’s Mentorship Program and are asking “How do I choose the right mentor/mentee?” Discover “How to Find a Mentor/Mentee” at the upcoming webinar with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and career development experts donnerwheeler on September 12 at 12:00pm. REGISTER for WEBINAR This one-hour webinar provides a brief overview of a…

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Edmonton, Calgary and northern Alberta election results to CLPNA Council

LPNs voted like never before! More than 2000 ballots were cast in June’s election resulting in one new and three incumbent representatives to CLPNA’s Council for the next term. The Edmonton area chose a new District Representative in May Mejia, LPN. Calgary’s LPNs voted for a second term for Jean Collins, LPN in a race between four…

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Workplace Bullying: Things Need to Change

Many healthcare professionals face workplace bullying and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is eager to bring practical solutions to address this serious issue. To help bring an end to co-worker abuse, the CLPNA partnered with Alberta Health Services and hosted a one-hour webinar on February 22, 2017, which is now a…

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Celebrating LPN Awards of Excellence 2017

Each year, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) celebrates the brightest stars of the Licensed Practical Nurse profession, and the medical professionals that support them with the LPN Awards of Excellence. The winners share a passion for providing their clients with the highest level of care, in addition to being outstanding and supportive…

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Professionalism on Social Media Practice Guideline

Social Media has become a significant part of our lives; it can be funny, informative, interesting, crazy, or just a great way to burn some time. Regardless, it’s important to consider the implications of social media usage in the workplace. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has released a Professionalism on Social…

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Celebrating Aboriginal Days 2017

The CLPNA has partnered  with CFWE Radio to celebrate Aboriginal Days 2017. From June 21-28, 2017, take a moment to enjoy the rockin’ country beats of CFWE and the CLPNA’s ads.  Listen to the Ad    Celebrating Aboriginal Days is a significant part of celebrating Canada’s diversity and the CLPNA is grateful to the aboriginal community…

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Study with CLPNA: Medical Language and Terminology Self-Study Course

Listen, learn and quiz your way to better understanding of medical terminology! Whether foreign-trained, a student or new graduate, or looking to refresh your medical language and terminology skills, the new self-study course available from ‘Study with CLPNA‘ is extremely valuable. A solid understanding of medical language is foundational to providing safe, competent care to clients. Medical…

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Big Success in a Small Setting – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE Two Hills Health Centre is home to amazing nurses at all stages of their careers, from new grads to an LPN in her 51st year of practice. Find out why this small community is a hotspot for nursing achievement and opportunity in the Summer 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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