Category: Public

Employment Opportunity: Registration Competence Advisor

This posting is now closed. THE ROLE Reporting to the Registrar, the Registration Competence Advisor is an integral member of the team and is responsible for assessing Health Care Aides (HCA) utilizing a substantial equivalence framework. This position consults with applicants, practitioners, stakeholders and committees regarding the HCA and LPN profession. HOW TO APPLY Application…

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VIDEO: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) implemented the changes to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation (LPN Regulation) effective February 1, 2020. RELATED – Regulation leads to new Standards and Policy on Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice The CLPNA’s registration management has been streamlined and the LPN scope of practice, especially regarding restricted…

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Annual General Meeting 2021 video now available

More than 130 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and stakeholders attended the Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) on May 5, 2021. PROGRAM Welcome with Host Carrie Waggott, Executive Officer Presidential Address with Valerie Paice, President 2020 Annual Report Presentation CEO’s Report with Jeanne Weis, Chief Executive Officer Answering…

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Employment Opportunity: Executive Officer, Registration and Education

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is currently accepting resumes for this position. THE ROLE Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Officer (EO) of Registration and Education leads the Registration and Education team which oversees and delivers registration, professional development, and Practical Nurse education functions at the CLPNA. As a…

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Vital Support: Caregiver Centered Care – CARE Magazine

“First and foremost, family caregivers help to sustain care in the community. The kind of care they provide, if they were not available – the healthcare system could not go on. Think of all the care-related activities family caregivers provide!” Dr. Jasneet Parmar The feature story, ‘Caregiver-Centered Care’, explains how supporting family caregivers can have…

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Employment Opportunity: Communications Advisor

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is currently accepting resumes for this position. THE ROLE Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Advisor plays a critical role in the development and implementation of strategic communications to support internal departmental requests, CLPNA’s communication plans and strategy, and executive officers. This role develops,…

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Register today for the CLPNA’s 2021 AGM

Register today to attend the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The AGM will be held online. Pre-registration is required. The President of the CLPNA’s Council, and the Chief Executive Officer of the CLPNA will be answering questions from members, stakeholders and the public. Please complete this…

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CLPNA’s Bylaws Updated

The Council has completed extensive work to develop and update the Bylaws to reflect the changes required by Bill 30 of the Health Statutes Amendment Act. Bill 30 requires an equal number of public members and health profession members on health regulators’ councils by April 1, 2021. Public members are selected and appointed by the…

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Increased Public Representation on the CLPNA’s Council

On April 1, 2021, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) Council commences with a new composition of Council membership. The Council is the governing body of the CLPNA and previously consisted of an LPN president, seven elected regulated members, and three appointed public members. The change in council composition is in response…

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Social Media and e-Professionalism: Guidelines for Nurses

Social Media and e-Professionalism: Guidelines for Nurses (CARNA, CLPNA & CRPNA, 2021) was collaboratively developed by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta, and the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. These guidelines support critical thinking and decision-making in the responsible use of social…

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