Category: Practice

Battling Dr. Google and Nurse Jackie: Evidence Based Practice Webinar Series

Have you ever come across an issue in practice and didn’t know what to do? Do you ever wonder if there is a better nursing practice? Have clients ever brought you information from the internet and asked your opinion? Then these webinars are for you! Dr. Leah Philips, Director of Research at the College of…

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Alberta’s nursing regulators developing guidance on physician-assisted death

. UPDATE (April 7/17): The following topic has been updated. CLICK HERE for current guidance on this issue. . The following is a joint message for all Alberta nurses from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses…

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Practice Consultant position available with CLPNA

An exciting and rewarding position within our Practice Team is now available at the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The Practice Consultant will receive, monitor and respond to professional practice inquiries or issues, complete trend analysis, and participate in development and implementation of practice support within the College. The Practice Consultant represents…

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LPN Competency changes …EXPLAINED!

In case you missed it… Curious about what’s happening today with Licensed Practical Nurse scope of practice? Join CLPNA’s Practice Team for a webinar in September as they explain the changes and highlights of the newly revised Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses, 3rd Edition (2015). Released June 2, 2015, the 274-page document defines LPN…

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Webinar explores changes to LPN Competency Profile

Curious about what’s happening today with Licensed Practical Nurse scope of practice? Join CLPNA’s Practice Team for an upcoming webinar as they share the changes and highlights of the newly revised Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses, 3rd Edition (2015). Released June 2, the 274-page document clearly defines LPN scope of practice in Alberta. It’s…

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REVISED: Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses

The exhaustively revised Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses, 3rd Edition (2015) was proudly released by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) after a nine month collaborative review. The Profile is the result of a rigorous and ambitious review process that formally began in September 2014 and involved over a thousand participants.

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“Blood Relations”: Calgary hematology clinic – CARE Magazine

Calgary South Health Campus Hematology Clinic reaps the benefits of one Licensed Practical Nurse’s initiative to do more for patients and staff in the cover story of CARE magazine’s Spring issue. More stories: Research: Exercise programs for persons with dementia. Legal Issues: Dealing with medication errors Profile: From childhood cancer to pediatric nursing. Highlights from…

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Understanding Professional Nursing through Jurisprudence Exam

Nurses, do you feel you: •    Understand your responsibilities as a professional nurse under federal and provincial legislation including Health Professions Act, CLPNA Regulations & Bylaws, Ethics and Standards of Practice, Privacy Legislation, Nursing Practice Guidelines, Health and Safety, Child and Adult Guardianship, and more. •    Know how to legally and appropriately deal with patient…

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Barb Bancroft Seminars: “Clinical Focus on Geriatrics”

(UPDATE – Due to unforeseen circumstances, seminars in Grande Prairie have been cancelled. Our apologies for any inconvenience. The seminars in Edmonton and Calgary are proceeding as scheduled. – Updated May 12, 2015) Barb Bancroft, our most popular Conference speaker ever, is back! With her trademark blend of humour and nursing smarts, Barb will be…

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