Category: Public

Summer Casting Call; Communicating Diversity and Passion in the LPN Profession

Comfortable in front of the camera? Answer the call! The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is looking for 25 confident Licensed Practical Nurses to visually represent the profession in print, on our website, and in background video for our television ads and presentations. New promotional campaigns and fresh social media mean it’s…

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LPNs honour traditions and cultural contributions of Alberta’s Indigenous community

A CFWE radio campaign current airing throughout the province highlights the competent, committed care Licensed Practical Nurses provide to all Albertans, and time taken in practice to appreciate the honoured traditions and cultural contributions of the many Indigenous families they provide health care for. On June 21, along with members and fellow Albertans, the College…

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Kool FM and Wild 95.3 visit Calgary Nursing Units during National Nursing Week

Thanks to Calgary Radio Stations 101.5 KooL FM and Wild 95.3 for partnering with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta for the 2018 Public Awareness Campaign, and sharing the message about the competent, committed, care provided by today’s Licensed Practical Nurse. During National Nursing Week, May 7-13, on-air personalities, Bo and Jess from…

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Annual Awards Dinner celebrates excellence in Licensed Practical Nursing profession

More than 350 attendees offered lively rounds of applause celebrating the achievements of the 2018 Awards of Excellence winners and nominees on May 10, 2018. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is pleased to honour these individuals as leaders in the LPN profession, representing the diversity and dedication of the profession. LPN…

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LPNs navigate shifting reality, ripple effects, and self-care at 2018 Conference

 Watch Conference Videos More than 330 delegates attended the 2018 College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) AGM & Conference, May 9-11, at the River Cree Resort in Edmonton. The CLPNA’s Annual General Meeting opened the event with highlights from the 2017 Annual Report, and a look forward through the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan….

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Interpretive Document: Incapacity Under the HPA

Incapacity is defined as suffering from a physical, mental or emotional condition or disorder or an addiction to alcohol and drugs as defined in the Pharmacy and Drug Act or other chemicals that impair the ability to provide professional services in a safe and competent manner. – Health Professions Act, RSA 2000, c H-7, s…

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2017 Annual Report narrates accomplishments, challenges; plus 3-yr Strategic Plan

 Clear communication is necessary when working to share and advance the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s mandate, vision, and mission. The Council protects and serves the public through excellence in Practical Nursing. The 2017 Annual Report and 2018-2021 Strategic Plan is a snapshot of work initiated, in-progress, or completed that support CLPNA’s…

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Outdoor advertising adds impact to 2018 awareness campaign about LPNs

On April 30, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta introduces billboard advertising as part of the Spring/Summer 2018 awareness campaign. Just in time for National Nursing Week (May 7 – 12, 2018), these large-format outdoor ads compliment television and radio spots currently being aired. Featuring profiles of Licensed Practical Nurses, 15 and 30…

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Safeguarding privacy goal of Mobile Device guideline for LPNs

Beep! Boop! Beep! An increasing number of nurses are using smartphones and tablets on the job to research, store information, or to communicate with other healthcare providers or clients. While beneficial in supporting nursing practice, LPNs need to be aware of the risks involved with using mobile devices at work especially in combination with social…

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Compassion and Collaboration: Boyle McCauley Health Centre – CARE magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE Licensed Practical Nurses at Edmonton’s Boyle McCauley Health Centre balance autonomy and responsibility as they provide multi-faceted care for their vulnerable patients. Located in Edmonton’s inner city, the clinic provides primary medical services to those facing multiple systemic barriers to accessing healthcare. People experiencing homelessness, addiction, mental health issues and other socio-economic obstacles such…

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