Category: Public

Council Update: New Public Member

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new public member to the CLPNA Council. In June, Colleen Sekura was appointed as a public member for a 3-year term by the Government of Alberta to support public protection through regulation. Colleen brings over 24 years of…

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Webinar: Harm Reduction – Theory & Practice (Sept 20 & 22)

This webinar will define harm reduction and provide an overview of this public health approach in programs and practice. It will showcase examples of harm reduction services available in the community as well as practical strategies to use when caring for people who use substances. The topics of stigma, trauma, social determinants of health, and…

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Employment Opportunity: Practical Nurse Education Reviewer

THE ROLE Reporting to the Practical Nurse (PN) Education Coordinator, the PN Education Reviewer provides support to the Education Department through the review of PN diploma, refresher, and advanced practice education programs as outlined in the Establishment of a New Practical Nurse Program Approval policy and other related documents. This position also provides administrative and…

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Employment Opportunity: Communications Advisor

THE ROLE Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communication’s Advisor’s primary focus is to manage communications that support registrants and the publics understanding of regulatory and current healthcare requirements. The Communications Advisor creates, designs, develops, tracks, and delivers registrant communications through our weekly e-newsletter, bi-annual magazine, social media, and any other applicable platforms to…

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Video: Harm Reduction – Theory and Practice

This video, presented by the AHS Harm Reduction Services Team and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, defines harm reduction and provides an overview of this public health approach in programs and practice. Examples of harm reduction services available in the community as well as practical strategies to use when caring for people…

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Video: Connecting Regulation to Professional Practice

The way Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) connect their regulatory responsibilities to their nursing practice is of utmost importance. Meeting these expectations requires that LPNs provide safe, competent, and ethical nursing care. LPNs must demonstrate professional standards when providing nursing care and when collaborating with patients, colleagues, and other members of the healthcare team. This video…

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The CLPNA’s 2021 Annual Report

Highlights from the 2021 Annual Report are reviewed in this video presentation. The full report includes the CLPNA’s financial statements and covers an overview of the work completed in 2021. RELATED – 2022 Annual General Meeting (Video) The CLPNA regulates the Licensed Practical Nurse profession in Alberta in a manner that protects and serves the…

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Video: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practice has evolved since 2003 when the regulation was first proclaimed under the Health Professions Act. The current regulation authorizes LPNs to perform a broader range of activities to support care provided to individuals and their families. The LPN Profession Regulation identifies the LPN scope of practice related to restricted activities and advanced…

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2022 Annual General Meeting (Video)

Over 200 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and stakeholders attended the Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) on May 9, 2022. PROGRAM Welcome with Host Laura Schneider, Executive Officer Presidential Address with Kurtis Kooiker, Council President 2021 Annual Report Presentation CEO’s Report with Jeanne Weis, Chief Executive Officer and…

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Webinar: Harm Reduction – Theory & Practice (June 2 & 21)

This webinar will define harm reduction and provide an overview of this public health approach in programs and practice. It will showcase examples of harm reduction services available in the community as well as practical strategies to use when caring for people who use substances. The topics of stigma, trauma, social determinants of health, and…

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