Category: Videos

Video: Falls and Fall-Related Injury & Prevention

Among seniors in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury.  Between 20-30% of seniors will fall at least once per year. A fall can have a significant impact on the lifestyle and independence of a patient or older adult. In this video presentation on Falls and Fall-Related Injury and Prevention, the College of Licensed…

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Overview of 2020 LPN Regulation Amendments: Video

 Changes affecting Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are coming in 2020 as a result of amendments to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation. RELATED – Regulation Change for Licensed Practical Nurses Enhances Continuity of Care for Albertans The amended regulation, announced on October 17, streamlines how the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)…

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Immunization Regulation for all LPNs, including reporting: Video

Alberta government regulations introduced in December 2018 gave all health professionals in Alberta, including Licensed Practical Nurses, additional responsibilities regarding immunizations to better protect the public. Learn what changed for all LPNs in this video from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. This information is important for all LPNs, not just those who hold…

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MASTERING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN 3-PART VIDEO SERIES

If you suddenly couldn’t speak for yourself, who would make medical decisions on your behalf? As a nurse, understanding Advance Care Planning and Personal Directives, and how to use Goals of Care Directives and the Green Sleeve documents are important to providing quality care to your clients. They are also important personally. Master these topics…

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Integrating Spirituality into Care: Video

Despite a strong evidence base, few health care professionals are prepared to talk to patients about their spiritual or psychosocial needs. Patient care often solely focuses on the physical aspects of injury or disease and not the associated spiritual distress. “Integrating Spirituality into Care” presented by Jeanne Weis, MN, BN, RN, CHPCA(c) provides Licensed Practical…

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End-of-Life Issues Explored in Palliative Care Video Series

It’s true that every nurse will eventually have to understand end-of-life issues for someone, whether that’s a patient, a client or a loved one. In this video series on Palliative Care, learn to identify the common issues, essential tools to provide best care, and professional resources for every nurse. Presenter Kath Murray is a Certified…

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Getting to know the Continuing Competence Program & Audit

As a nurse, you’ll never stop learning. Whether it’s learning about a disease process or the latest medical equipment, continuing education is foundational to the nursing profession.  Participation is mandatory under Alberta’s Health Profession Act. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) Continuing Competence Program (CCP) requires that LPNs participate annually to maintain…

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How protecting patients from sexual misconduct impacts LPNs: Webinars & Video

LPNs, do you know how Bill 21: An Act to Protect Patients may affect: An LPN’s dating life? Current and future LPN educational requirements? Reporting of sexual misconduct or abuse? Public access to CLPNA disciplinary process? Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are urged to ensure their practice complies with Bill 21 by watching this 20 minute…

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How to End PJ Paralysis and get Patients Moving: Video

Get up, get dressed, and get moving! The End PJ Paralysis movement has been embraced by nurses, therapists and medical colleagues around the world. Encouraging patients to get out of their hospital gowns and pajamas encourages mobility, enhances dignity, independence and, in many instances, shortens their length of stay. Paul Wright from Patient and Family…

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Elder Abuse Awareness in 30 minutes: Video

By 2030, 23% of Canadians will be over the age of 65 and this may lead to increased instances of elder abuse. Many Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) work in close contact with older persons in various care settings and are in a unique position to understand how abuse can be prevented and support those who…

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