Category: Professional Development

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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Career Directions© and Mentoring Workshops coming to Calgary

Wondering how you can take charge of your career? Looking for career guidance and peer support? Mary M. Wheeler RN, MEd, PCC and Michelle Cooper RN, MScN, ACC from donnerwheeler are coming to Calgary this September to lead full-day workshops on Career Directions© and Building Successful Mentoring Relationships. You won’t want to miss these professional…

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Webinar guides 2300 LPNs on CCP Validation

Approximately 20% of eligible CLPNA members have been selected to participate in the 2016 Continuing Competency Program Validation (CCPV) beginning May 2. Those chosen will validate their Learning Plans for the previous two years (2014 and 2015) using an online submission process. The deadline is July 4. To help guide the 2300 participants through the…

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Time to Track Your Learning for Continuing Competency Program

There are many ways for Licensed Practical Nurses to track and organize your learning records as required by CLPNA’s Continuing Competency Program. You decide which tool or method of record keeping works for you. Track and record your learning throughout the year by using any or all of the following suggestions:

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Career Directions© Workshop guides LPNs to plan their future

“When I told other LPNs about my career vision I was provided with strategies and recommendations to make my vision happen.” “The workshop made me feel empowered.” Want to take charge of your career and plan your future with confidence and purpose? Coming this April, the Career Directions© Workshop, facilitated by Mary Wheeler RN, MEd,…

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Barb Bancroft’s Geriatrics Seminars coming to Calgary

It’s the last chance to register for Barb Bancroft’s seminar series on a “Clinical Focus on Geriatrics” in Calgary on November 17, 18 and 19, 2015. Seminars are open to all health professionals. Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP is a widely acclaimed national speaker, noted for her humorous, entertaining and information packed seminars. She is…

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Get your copy of Competency Profile for LPNs, 3rd Ed.

Binders are now available to order with the new 3rd Edition of the Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses, released in June 2015 by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The 274-page document defines LPN scope of practice in Alberta. The Competency Profile is a key document for LPNs, LPN employers, and…

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Pressure Ulcers eCourse now available at Study with CLPNA

Despite modern medicine’s advances, the lowly pressure ulcer represents a major health threat to patients with reduced mobility, chronic disease, and the elderly. It can affect mobility, nutritional intake, elimination and psychological well-being. A comprehensive Pressure Ulcers eCourse is now available from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) to provide nurses with…

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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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