Category: Public

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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2022 Annual General Meeting: May 9

Register today to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). The Annual General Meeting 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 registrants, stakeholders, and the public. Please…

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Employment Opportunity: Registration Competence Advisor

Reporting to the Deputy 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.

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Video: Long COVID: Supporting Patient Care

Some people who have had COVID-19, whether they have needed hospitalization or not, continue to struggle with fatigue, “brain fog”, headaches, and other persistent neurological and respiratory symptoms. These long-lasting symptoms have been named “Long COVID” and are being closely studied in Alberta, and around the world. Alberta Health Services (AHS) has created several focused…

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Employment Opportunity: Registration Assistant

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar/Director of Registration and Competence, the Registration Assistant works with a team of professionals who support the Registration department. The Registration Assistant processes LPN registration forms for new graduates, out-of-province, and registration renewals. The Registration Assistant provides information and guidance in a fair, consistent, and transparent manner to ensure that processes are adhered to for the registrations and applicants of the CLPNA.

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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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Employment Opportunity: Practical Nurse Education Coordinator

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Director of Performance Measurement and Research is the lead responsible for creating and establishing the CLPNA’s system for performance metrics and measurement across the organization. A leader in the organization, the Director is also responsible for heading the strategic direction for regulatory research and assessments, in order to ensure the CLPNA is responsive and aligned with regulatory best practice.

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Employment Opportunity: Contractor – Investigator for Professional Conduct

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Director of Performance Measurement and Research is the lead responsible for creating and establishing the CLPNA’s system for performance metrics and measurement across the organization. A leader in the organization, the Director is also responsible for heading the strategic direction for regulatory research and assessments, in order to ensure the CLPNA is responsive and aligned with regulatory best practice.

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Employment Opportunity: Human Resources Advisor

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Director of Performance Measurement and Research is the lead responsible for creating and establishing the CLPNA’s system for performance metrics and measurement across the organization. A leader in the organization, the Director is also responsible for heading the strategic direction for regulatory research and assessments, in order to ensure the CLPNA is responsive and aligned with regulatory best practice.

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Employment Opportunity: Director of Performance Measurement and Research

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Director of Performance Measurement and Research is the lead responsible for creating and establishing the CLPNA’s system for performance metrics and measurement across the organization. A leader in the organization, the Director is also responsible for heading the strategic direction for regulatory research and assessments, in order to ensure the CLPNA is responsive and aligned with regulatory best practice.

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