Category: Professional Development

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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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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Latest Self-Study Courses: Infection Prevention & Control + Anaphylaxis

Two new online self-study courses are now available from ‘Study with CLPNA‘. Infection Prevention and Control Self-Study Course In healthcare settings, IPC measures are enhanced to protect more vulnerable populations from acquiring healthcare-associated infections. These types of infections can increase hospital lengths of stay, cause patient health complications and may even result in death. This…

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WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Care (May 9)

CLPNA has partnered with Early Childhood Development Support Services (ECDSS) to present a webinar “Trauma Informed Care” on Tuesday, May 9, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm. This webinar was created exclusively for Licensed Practical Nurses. Register below!

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“Caring for Caregivers” Navigator Workshop in Edmonton, Calgary

UPDATE (Mar. 17/17) – The workshops have been rescheduled from March to June. Our apologies for any inconvenience.  Want to support to your client’s caregivers, but aren’t sure how? Family caregivers have been referred to as the backbone of the healthcare system because they are vital, yet invisible, and often vulnerable themselves.  There are more than…

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With Co-Worker Abuse, “Things Need to Change” on Pink Shirt Day

Intimidation, infighting, undermining… 90% of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses say they’ve witnessed a nurse bullying another nurse. Abuse is affecting our co-workers, our wellbeing and it is undermining patient care. Join us on February 22 in support of the Pink Shirt Day – Anti-Bullying Campaign to raise awareness around this important issue. CLPNA will be hosting…

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Career Directions© & Building Mentoring Relationships Workshops in Edmonton

Take charge of your career!  Career guidance and peer support is available though our two upcoming, full-day Workshops in Edmonton this March: Career Directions© and Building Successful Mentoring Relationships. Register for one or both using the Registration Form below! DOWNLOAD Registration Form Expert coaches Mary M. Wheeler RN, MEd, PCC and Michelle Cooper RN, MScN, ACC…

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