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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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Engaging Nursing to Diminish Ageism: CARE Magazine

“Ageism is considered one of the last socially accepted ‘isms’ in our society. It’s subtle and it’s underlying; no matter how well-meaning, nurses may be perpetuating it unknowingly. [Once they understand and are aware of it] LPNs can play a vital role in recognizing when ageism is occurring by speaking out and providing care that…

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Employment Opportunity: Registration Assistant

This posting is now closed. THE ROLE Reporting to the Deputy Registrar, the Registration Assistant works with a team of professionals who support the Registration department by processing applications for LPN registration, student memberships, new graduates, and registration renewals and by providing information and guidance to registrants and applicants of the CLPNA. This position serves…

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Sharing Evidence-Informed Immunization Info for LPNs in Alberta

As the regulatory authority for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has a responsibility to the public to ensure safe, competent, and ethical nursing practice. Under the LPN Profession Regulation, LPNs are authorized to administer vaccines for the purpose of immunization. LPNs are expected to understand concepts such…

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Understanding the Difference: Regulator, Association, and Union

The Health Professions Act requires a clear separation between the responsibility of the profession’s regulatory functions that protect the public and those related to salary negotiations, economic, and social wellbeing of members of the profession. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta has developed the Understanding the Difference: Regulator, Association, and Union info sheet…

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The CLPNA’s Council and Leadership Announcements

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is excited to announce upcoming changes to the CLPNA Council. The Council is the governing body of the CLPNA and is made up of six public members and six regulated members, bringing different perspectives and experiences together to provide strategic direction to the CLPNA. Related –…

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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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