Category: Webinars

Webinar: Communication Strategies to Support People Living with Dementia (April 20 & 27)

In this webinar, we will discuss specific strategies to facilitate communication with people who have dementia. We will focus on Alzheimer’s dementia, covering topics related to memory and communication, including hearing loss, with examples of practical evidence-based techniques that you can put into immediate practice. After participating in the webinar, learners will be able to…

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Webinar: Privacy Legislation in Alberta (April 11 & 18)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a professional and ethical responsibility to practice within the relevant laws governing privacy and confidentiality of patient information. This means all LPNs have the duty to safeguard a patient’s personal and health information as well as respect a patient’s right to privacy. LPNs are ultimately responsible for determining and understanding…

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Webinar: New Graduate Registration Information (March 23)

To work or accept employment in Alberta, Licensed Practical Nurses must be registered and have a valid Practice Permit from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), as per the Health Professions Act (HPA) of Alberta. Provisional Registration allows new graduates who have completed an approved Practical Nursing Program in Alberta to practice…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice & Regulation (Mar 7 & 9)

Licensed Practical Nurses: when providing immunization services, it is important to be aware of your legal responsibilities and the education required to perform this activity.This webinar: 1) Reviews LPN Scope of Practice regarding administering immunizations2) Discusses your options for education and training3) Outlines reporting requirements For more information please review: Related – Immunization Reporting for…

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Webinar: Connecting Regulation to LPN Professional Practice (Feb 7 & 9)

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated healthcare providers, such as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), practice in a safe, competent, and ethical manner. The way LPNs connect their regulatory responsibilities to their nursing practice is of utmost importance. Professionalism requires that LPNs demonstrate professional standards when providing nursing care and collaborating with patients,…

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Webinar: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs (Dec 13 & 15)

LPN practice has evolved since 2003 when the regulation was first proclaimed under the Health Professions Act. The current regulation authorizes LPNs to perform a broader range of activities to support care provided to individuals and their families. The LPN Profession Regulation identifies the LPN scope of practice related to restricted activities and advanced authorizations,…

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Webinar: Eye Health – Providing a Lens for LPNs (Nov 22)

LPNs must consistently maintain and enhance their competence in nursing practice and be aware of strengths and areas in need of improvement. Continuing competence is essential in meeting the demands of evolving practice environments and patient needs. Join Dr. Salma Kiani, OD, as she walks you through what you need to know about eye health…

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Webinar: Connecting Regulation to LPN Professional Practice (Nov 15 & 17)

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated healthcare providers, such as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), practice in a safe, competent, and ethical manner. The way LPNs connect their regulatory responsibilities to their nursing practice is of utmost importance. Professionalism requires that LPNs demonstrate professional standards when providing nursing care and collaborating with patients,…

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Webinar: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs (Oct 4 & 6)

LPN practice has evolved since 2003 when the regulation was first proclaimed under the Health Professions Act. The current regulation authorizes LPNs to perform a broader range of activities to support care provided to individuals and their families. The LPN Profession Regulation identifies the LPN scope of practice related to restricted activities and advanced authorizations,…

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