Category: Professional Development

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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Next Career Directions© Webinars: Visioning (Jan 10) & Planning (Feb 7)

Register for the next two webinars in the Career Directions© Planning and Development Webinar Series: “Creating your Career Vision” (January 10, 2017) and “Developing your Strategic Career Plan” (February 7, 2017). Attendance at previous webinars is not required. The webinars are part of the Five Phase Donner-Wheeler Career Planning and Development Model: Scanning, Assessing, Visioning,…

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Navigate your nursing career course through Mentorship Program

“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” – John Crosby Have a career by design… and not by drift. Mentorship is a powerful way to help individuals realize their career goals, provide encouragement, and develop professionally and personally. We invite all LPNs to consider becoming…

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How to build your Learning Plan for Registration Renewal

Each year, as part of annual Registration Renewal, Licensed Practical Nurses participate in the Continuing Competency Program (CCP) by building a Learning Plan for the coming year, and reporting on learning from the current year. Prepare for Registration Renewal using our 5-Step Model and watching our video, “Get Ready for 2017 Registration Renewal”. VIDEO: Get Ready…

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