Category: Professional Development

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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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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