Category: Webinars

Webinar: Mental Health and Resilience during COVID-19 (May 12 & 14)

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses (CLPNA) partners with the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI) to host a webinar providing practical insights and strategies related to COVID-19. This webinar will explore key factors for understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. LPNs will receive concrete guidance for building resilience and staying emotionally and mentally…

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Webinar: Regulation Changes for Alberta LPNs (May 21, July 23)

Clarification to LPN scope of practice, especially regarding restricted activities, and streamlining the registration process are just some of the many changes that arose under the amendments to Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurse Profession Regulation on February 2, 2020. RELATED – Regulation leads to new Standards and Policy on Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice This webinar presentation…

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WEBINAR: CONNECTING REGULATION TO LPN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated health-care providers, such as licensed practical nurses, 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, colleagues,…

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CLPNA’s Education Forum introduces a modern learning experience | Edmonton, Calgary (May 8)

(Updated March 25, 2020 – In support of public safety during COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been CANCELLED.) INTRODUCING a modern learning experience, packed with nursing knowledge and professional insights. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Education Forum distills the essential elements applicable to all nurses, from practice to regulation to conduct. Workable knowledge for the…

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WEBINAR: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies (March 24 & 26)

Research shows there is a high occurrence of stress in the lives of healthcare providers, including nurses, and this can have a significant effect on psychological health and well-being. This webinar will discuss the potential impact of a high stress work environment and the patterns and prevalence of developing Post Traumatic Stress. We will also…

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WEBINAR: Professional Boundaries (Jan 9)

  Licensed Practical Nurses hold an inherent position of power and influence over patients while providing nursing care. Professional boundaries allow for safe space between a nurse’s position of power and a patient’s vulnerability. Maintaining professional boundaries is a foundational part of nursing practice and a key characteristic of a therapeutic nurse-patient relationship built on…

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WEBINAR: Immunization Regulation (Oct. 30)

If you missed this webinar the first time, now’s your chance to catch up! To better protect the public, the Alberta Government introduced new immunization regulations in December 2018 giving additional responsibilities to all health professionals, including Licensed Practical Nurses. RELATED – All LPNs to report adverse immunization events: Regulation This webinar contains important info…

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WEBINAR: Falls and Fall-Related Injury and Prevention (Nov. 5 & 26)

What causes a fall? Are there ways to help your patients prevent falls? A fall can have a significant impact on the lifestyle and independence of a patient or older adult. Among seniors in Alberta, falls are the leading cause of injury. Between 20-30% of seniors will fall at least once per year. November is Falls…

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WEBINAR: RESPECTFUL WORKPLACES (OCT 16 & NOV 13)

Everyone wants to work in an environment where people feel safe, healthy and valued – a respectful workplace. Building a respectful workplace starts with building healthy working relationships – one conversation, one interaction at a time. The CLPNA is excited to partner with Veronica De Freitas and Tara Foster from Alberta Health Services to present…

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WEBINAR: UNCONSCIOUS BIAS (OCT 24)

Are you biased? Well I am. And you are, too. We’re all biased. Biases are attitudes and stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions and decisions in an unconscious manner. Bias is activated involuntarily, without intention or control. Unconscious bias causes us to make quick and often, inaccurate judgments based on limited facts and our own…

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