Category: Public

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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CARE Magazine Distribution Goes Bi-Annual

The distribution of CARE magazine is changing. The regulatory-oriented nursing magazine, produced by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and delivered to over 20,000 LPNs and subscribers, is transitioning from a quarterly to a bi-annual publication. CARE will be published twice in 2021, a Spring/Summer issue in April and a Fall/Winter issue in…

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Employment Opportunity: Accountant

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is currently accepting resumes for this position. THE ROLE Reporting to the Finance Officer, the Accountant is responsible for assisting in maintaining financial, accounting, and administrative services to meet legislative and regulatory requirements that support the financial strategy of the CLPNA. In addition, success in this…

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Video: Caregiver-Centered Care

In Alberta, 1 in 4 are family caregivers. Caregivers play a vital role in the healthcare system. Research shows that supporting family caregivers in maintaining their own health and well-being allows them to better care for their loved ones. In this presentation, Dr. Jasneet Parmar, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta provides…

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Employment Opportunity: Regulatory Affairs Advisor

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 Regulatory Affairs Advisor provides strategic policy advice to the CLPNA on government legislative proposals and consultations. Leads the development of the CLPNA’s professions regulations and other quasi-legal documents under the…

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Employment Opportunity: Policy Advisor

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is currently accepting resumes for this position. THE ROLE Reporting to the Director of Professional Practice and Policy, the Policy Advisor supports the development of policy at the CLPNA. The Policy Advisor works within the CLPNA’s policy framework and develops evidence-informed policy documents to support the…

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