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Big Success in a Small Setting – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE Two Hills Health Centre is home to amazing nurses at all stages of their careers, from new grads to an LPN in her 51st year of practice. Find out why this small community is a hotspot for nursing achievement and opportunity in the Summer 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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Practice Guideline: LPN Role in Bringing a Personal Directive into Effect

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta has published a Practice Guideline: LPN Role in Bringing a Personal Directive into Effect. LPNs are most likely to become aware of a client’s personal directive when providing nursing care in home care, supportive living or long-term care settings; although, they may see personal directives in all…

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Naloxone Fact Sheet educates on LPN interventions

As deaths and emergency care visits related to fentanyl and other opioid overdoses in Alberta continue to rise, the provincial government has been pursuing various measures to combat the opioid crisis and focus on harm reduction. Naloxone can be used to temporarily reverse opioid overdoses and the government has worked to unschedule the drug in…

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A Brave New World – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way we use them.” – Unknown Three medical professionals cross the globe and become Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta in our feature story, “A Brave New World” in the Spring 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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Show & Tell Contest for National Nursing Week

Posted on: May 08, 2017 by CLPNA In recognition of National Nursing Week from May 8-15, 2017, it’s time to reward each other, and celebrate your team! Use social media to enter CLPNA’s Show & Tell Contest for National Nursing Week. On Monday, May 15, two (2) grand prize winners will be selected from all entries received throughout…

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Nominations to CLPNA Council welcome province-wide until May 31

Due to a change in term length, most of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are eligible to run in this year’s Elections to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Four of the most populous Districts will be holding elections on June 14 for District Representatives. Edmonton and Calgary are electing for…

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Nursing regulators release ‘Medical Assistance in Dying Guidelines for Nurses in Alberta’

A new document, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Guidelines for Nurses in Alberta, will supersede all previous information provided to Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses on the subject. The Guideline includes a legislative overview and background of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada. Additionally, the eligibility, safeguards and provincial requirements are also included to create a framework from…

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For National Nursing Week events, how to order LPN prizes and giveaways

National Nursing Week is coming May 8-14, 2017, and everywhere Licensed Practical Nurses will be celebrating their peers and their profession. For those parties, those luncheons, those celebratory event, nurses may order complimentary LPN-branded products from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. These Special Event Kits contain clever and cool items to be used as prizes…

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