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Naloxone and the Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse in Alberta

Document Type: Info Sheet
Last Updated: October 11, 2023
Approver: Executive


LPNs have an important role in helping Albertans understand and respond to opioid overdoses with the administration of Naloxone. This Info Sheet describes the Licensed Practical Nurse’s (LPN) role in providing education and interventions to prevent and counteract opioid overdoses.


October 2023 – Updated terms.