Category: News

Study with CLPNA: Health Assessment Self-Study Course

Every day, nurses around the world are engaged in the practice of health assessment. The health team, especially the clients themselves, relies on nurses for completeness and accuracy of data collection and for reliability in the interpretation of that data. HEALTH ASSESSMENT SELF-STUDY COURSE Start Self-Study Course The new Health Assessment Self-Study Course, available from…

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Updated Cannabis Authorizations for Alberta’s LPNs

The evolving understanding of the regulatory framework governing the use of cannabis for medical purposes has resulted in an update to the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s position on the role of the LPN in relation to administering medical cannabis. This area of practice requires the LPN to undertake a significant amount of…

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Study with CLPNA: Diagnostic Tests & Laboratory Values Self-Study Course

Every Licensed Practical Nurse should understand the rationale for conducting specific diagnostic and laboratory tests when delivering care, as well as the implications of the results of those tests. Diagnostic Tests & Laboratory Values Self-Study Course Start Self-Study Course The new Diagnostic Tests & Laboratory Values Self-Study Course on Study with CLPNA lists common diagnostic…

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Apply to join a CLPNA Committee

For nurses, service matters. Serving your clients, your employer… and your profession. LPNs are asked to consider participating on a CLPNA Committee to grow the profession in new directions. Opportunities are available for the January 2018 to December 2019 term. The Hearing Tribunal and Complaint Review Committee consider evidence and make decisions regarding complaints of…

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Early Renewal Contest: $350 Prize Draw

Members, complete your 2018 Registration Renewal for an Active Practice Permit by November 1, 2017 to be entered in our draw to win $350! The winner’s name will be drawn in mid-November and will be publically announced. RELATED – Registration Renewal Prize is equivalent to an Active Registration Renewal Fee.

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Change yourself; change the world: Change Day Alberta

Change yourself; change your world! That’s what Change Day is all about: “people coming together to make a change for the better and having fun at the same time”. Change Day is an “international movement that encourages people to make a pledge to improve the health and wellness of themselves or others.” Isn’t that what nurses…

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LPNs sign up to review nursing policies under development

LPNs, here’s your opportunity! Share your knowledge and insight on issues that impact your practice area, and contribute to the maintenance of public trust and accountability of LPNs within the healthcare system. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to take part in the review process for nursing policy documents. Sign…

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Re-designing CLPNA’s Home(pages)

When 400,000 people visit every year, you want to change the décor once in a while. Visitors to two of CLPNA’s website this fall will catch us in a bold venture: to re-design our main website, clpna.com, and our member’s website, myCLPNA.com. Both websites bring with them a renewed focus, fresh features, and bold design…

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The Nurse’s Calling – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “The Nurse’s Calling” recalls a decade of Licensed Practical Nurse stories and why nurses are ‘the most powerful connectors in the system’.  Find out why in the Fall 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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WEBINAR: Keys to Growing a Successful Mentoring Relationship (Oct 17)

You have found a mentorship match. Congratulations! Are you looking for help to move to the next step in your mentoring relationship? Discover the “Keys to Growing a Successful Mentoring Relationship” at the upcoming webinar with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and career development experts donnerwheeler on October 17 at 12:00pm. REGISTER…

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