Category: News

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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Practice Guideline: LPN Role in Bringing a Personal Directive into Effect

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta has published a Practice Guideline: LPN Role in Bringing a Personal Directive into Effect. LPNs are most likely to become aware of a client’s personal directive when providing nursing care in home care, supportive living or long-term care settings; although, they may see personal directives in all…

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Naloxone Fact Sheet educates on LPN interventions

UPDATE (Feb. 16/18): The following topic has been updated. CLICK HERE for current guidance on this issue. Update (Feb. 16/18) – The following was edited with an updated Fact Sheet. For current information, CLICK HERE.   As deaths and emergency care visits related to fentanyl and other opioid overdoses in Alberta continue to rise, the provincial government…

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WEBINAR: The Benefits of Joining the CLPNA Mentorship Program (Jun 21)

Curious about CLPNA’s Mentorship Program? Looking for a mentor or looking to be a mentor? Discover “The Benefits of Joining the CLPNA Mentorship Program” at the upcoming webinar with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and career development experts donnerwheeler on June 21 at 12:00pm. REGISTER for WEBINAR This one-hour webinar will provide you with an:

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A Brave New World – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way we use them.” – Unknown Three medical professionals cross the globe and become Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta in our feature story, “A Brave New World” in the Spring 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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Register now for “Caring for Caregivers” Navigators Workshop in Edm, Calg

There are more than 600,000 caregivers in Alberta, many of whom face the trials and tribulations of caregiving. Caregivers devote their lives to the care of a loved one facing challenges including illness, disability or aging. It can be rewarding but also emotionally and physically draining. Ensuring that caregivers are properly supported, not only improves their…

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Annual CCP Validation asks LPNs to confirm learning

“Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.” – Anna Pavlova The hard work of LPNs will be up for review when one in five Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses participates in mandatory Continuing Competency Program Validation. Starting May 10, 2017, several thousand…

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Show & Tell Contest for National Nursing Week

Posted on: May 08, 2017 by CLPNA In recognition of National Nursing Week from May 8-15, 2017, it’s time to reward each other, and celebrate your team! Use social media to enter CLPNA’s Show & Tell Contest for National Nursing Week. On Monday, May 15, two (2) grand prize winners will be selected from all entries received throughout…

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