Category: Public

Re-designing CLPNA’s Home(pages)

When 400,000 people visit every year, you want to change the décor once in a while. Visitors to two of CLPNA’s website this fall will catch us in a bold venture: to re-design our main website, clpna.com, and our member’s website, myCLPNA.com. Both websites bring with them a renewed focus, fresh features, and bold design…

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The Nurse’s Calling – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “The Nurse’s Calling” recalls a decade of Licensed Practical Nurse stories and why nurses are ‘the most powerful connectors in the system’.  Find out why in the Fall 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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TV Ads share LPN passion about art and science of caring

“What makes me passionate about nursing is the art and science of caring.” – Donna-Lee Wowk, LPN & Practical Nurse Educator CTV Two television is broadcasting two new ads filmed this summer with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Filmed on location in Drayton Valley, the :30 and one minute ads are part of…

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Latest on Diabetes in Educational Video by Barb Bancroft

Diabetes and pre-diabetes has reached epic proportions in the Canada. Who’s at risk? And are you up-to-date in your understanding of assessment and current drug management for diabetes? The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and Barb Bancroft are pleased to present a new educational video on “Diabetes and Health Assessment” (above). This 90 minute video covers the…

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Trauma-Informed Care for LPNs by ECDSS now on VIDEO

The consequences of trauma are far reaching and can be directly or indirectly linked to mental illness, addictions, chronic disease, suicide, and overall, a failure to thrive. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta recently partnered with Early Childhood Development Support Services to host a professional development webinar focusing on Trauma Informed Care, which is now…

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Research foundational to Evidence Based Practice

  Research is defined as the systematic investigation into the study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Research is an essential element in the Evidence Based Practice. Professor Dave Sackett first outlined the essential steps for using research evidence to inform the practice of medicine, these being, converting…

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Edmonton, Calgary and northern Alberta election results to CLPNA Council

LPNs voted like never before! More than 2000 ballots were cast in June’s election resulting in one new and three incumbent representatives to CLPNA’s Council for the next term. The Edmonton area chose a new District Representative in May Mejia, LPN. Calgary’s LPNs voted for a second term for Jean Collins, LPN in a race between four…

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Workplace Bullying: Things Need to Change

Many healthcare professionals face workplace bullying and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is eager to bring practical solutions to address this serious issue. To help bring an end to co-worker abuse, the CLPNA partnered with Alberta Health Services and hosted a one-hour webinar on February 22, 2017, which is now a…

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Celebrating LPN Awards of Excellence 2017

Each year, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) celebrates the brightest stars of the Licensed Practical Nurse profession, and the medical professionals that support them with the LPN Awards of Excellence. The winners share a passion for providing their clients with the highest level of care, in addition to being outstanding and supportive…

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Celebrating Aboriginal Days 2017

The CLPNA has partnered  with CFWE Radio to celebrate Aboriginal Days 2017. From June 21-28, 2017, take a moment to enjoy the rockin’ country beats of CFWE and the CLPNA’s ads.  Listen to the Ad    Celebrating Aboriginal Days is a significant part of celebrating Canada’s diversity and the CLPNA is grateful to the aboriginal community…

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