PRACTICE AND POLICY DOCUMENTS

POLICIES

Registrant Policies

A registrant policy is a clear and concise statement outlining requirements and expected behaviours of Licensed Practical Nurses registered with the CLPNA. A policy may address regulatory functions mentioned in the Health Professions Act or practice expectations.

CLPNA’s Operations Policies

An operations policy is a clear and concise statement outlining requirements and expected behaviours of the CLPNA’s staff, committee members, or external stakeholders.

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INTERPRETIVE DOCUMENTS

An Interpretive Document provides an explanation of legislation that affects practical nursing and how to practice in compliance with the law. These explanatory documents are meant to clarify an LPN’s understanding of obligations and issues arising from various pieces of legislation.

PRACTICE GUIDELINES

A Practice Guideline is an evidence-informed document designed to assist membership with making decisions about appropriate practice. These documents support professional judgement and permit flexibility in practice.

INFO SHEETS

An Info Sheet informs membership on relevant nursing topics or the CLPNA’s processes.

COLLABORATIVE DOCUMENTS

These documents were developed collaboratively by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), the College
of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA), and the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA).

RESOURCES

Resources link to content that strengthens nursing knowledge and evidence-informed practice.

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