Category: Professional Development

Webinar Series: Patient & Family-Centred Care (Nov 21 & 28)

How can clients and their loved-ones join healthcare providers as full partners in caregiving? What are the considerations when creating a supportive and respectful environment, promoting wellness, teamwork and community? Get the answers at the upcoming webinar series on “Patient and Family-Centred Care”. The ‘Introduction’ webinar on November 21 focuses on concepts and resources. The…

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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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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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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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Latest on Diabetes in Educational Video by Barb Bancroft

Diabetes and pre-diabetes has reached epic proportions in the Canada. Who’s at risk? And are you up-to-date in your understanding of assessment and current drug management for diabetes? The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and Barb Bancroft are pleased to present a new educational video on “Diabetes and Health Assessment” (above). This 90 minute video covers the…

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Trauma-Informed Care for LPNs by ECDSS now on VIDEO

The consequences of trauma are far reaching and can be directly or indirectly linked to mental illness, addictions, chronic disease, suicide, and overall, a failure to thrive. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta recently partnered with Early Childhood Development Support Services to host a professional development webinar focusing on Trauma Informed Care, which is now…

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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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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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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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