Category: News

Webinar: Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism (July 5 & 6)

Ageism, is a socially accepted “ism” of thinking about ageing and older people in a negative and discriminatory manner. Stereotypes and discrimination related to age affect the physical and psychological well-being of older people every day. Ageism is also evident in the health and social systems and within the professions working with older persons. In…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice & Regulation (June 22 & 24)

Licensed Practical Nurses: when providing immunization services, you must be aware of your legal responsibilities, and the education you need to perform this activity. This webinar: Discusses your options for education and training Outlines reporting requirements For more info, please review: Related – Immunization Reporting for all LPNs as of Jan 1, 2020 The webinar…

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CLPNA Members: Update Profile Today

Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses, it is time to update your CLPNA Member Profile. Has your employer or employment status changed? Have you moved or changed your contact information? Taken additional education? According to the Health Professions Act, LPN Professional Regulation, s33(1), it is every LPN’s responsibility to ensure that the CLPNA has their current: Employer/Organization…

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Webinar Series: Legal Issues in Nursing (June 14, 15, 17 and 21, 2021)

Join the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) and Chris Rokosh, RN, PNC(C), of Connect Medical Legal Experts for a series of informative webinars on legal issues in nursing. A variety of topics will be explored using both video and live presentations. These webinars will offer a variety of information as well as…

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2021 Continuing Competence Program Audit Cancelled

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has cancelled its Continuing Competence Program Audit for 2021. The CLPNA expects all Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to participate in the Continuing Competence Program annually. Participation in the CCP demonstrates a commitment by members of the profession to maintain and/or improve knowledge and skill. LPNs are still expected…

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VIDEO: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) implemented the changes to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation (LPN Regulation) effective February 1, 2020. RELATED – Regulation leads to new Standards and Policy on Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice The CLPNA’s registration management has been streamlined and the LPN scope of practice, especially regarding restricted…

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Annual General Meeting 2021 video now available

More than 130 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and stakeholders attended the Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) on May 5, 2021. PROGRAM Welcome with Host Carrie Waggott, Executive Officer Presidential Address with Valerie Paice, President 2020 Annual Report Presentation CEO’s Report with Jeanne Weis, Chief Executive Officer Answering…

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Employment Opportunity: Executive Officer, Registration and Education

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is currently accepting resumes for this position. THE ROLE Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Officer (EO) of Registration and Education leads the Registration and Education team which oversees and delivers registration, professional development, and Practical Nurse education functions at the CLPNA. As a…

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Self-Study Module: Resilience in Nursing

Resilience is the ability to successfully adapt and thrive during adversity. While some people have a seemingly natural capacity to bounce back from adversity, others may find it more difficult. However, resilience can be learned and developed. Building resilience can strengthen overall wellness and support nurses’ fitness to practice. RELATED – Video: Resilience – a…

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Vital Support: Caregiver Centered Care – CARE Magazine

“First and foremost, family caregivers help to sustain care in the community. The kind of care they provide, if they were not available – the healthcare system could not go on. Think of all the care-related activities family caregivers provide!” Dr. Jasneet Parmar The feature story, ‘Caregiver-Centered Care’, explains how supporting family caregivers can have…

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