Professional Development

Webinar: Privacy Legislation in Alberta <br/>(May 7 & 9)
Webinar: Privacy Legislation in Alberta
(May 7 & 9)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a professional and ethical responsibility to practice within the relevant laws governing the privacy and confidentiality of patient information. This means all LPNs have a duty to safeguard patients’ personal and health information as well...

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Webinar: Duty to Report (April 30 & May 2)
Webinar: Duty to Report (April 30 & May 2)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) encounter varied situations in their practice. These situations may involve the professional and legal duty to report information to certain authorities or designated persons as part of the healthcare team. An LPN’s legal duty to report...

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Webinar: What Is a Restricted Activity? <br> (April 23 & 25)
Webinar: What Is a Restricted Activity?
(April 23 & 25)

Restricted Activities are high risk health services listed in section 1.3 of the Health Professions Act. LPNs are authorized to perform restricted activities outlined in Health Professions Restricted Activities Regulation and in accordance with requirements in standards of practice. The...

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Mandatory Education Requirement Due Nov. 30, 2025
Mandatory Education Requirement Due Nov. 30, 2025

LPNs: you will be required to complete the CLPNA module, Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct, prior to renewing your registration for 2026. If you have not completed this module before the November 30, 2025, deadline, you may...

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New Module: Understanding the Difference: Regulator, Association, Union, and Employer
New Module: Understanding the Difference: Regulator, Association, Union, and Employer

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has released a new micro-module, Understanding the Difference: Regulator, Association, Union, and Employer. The Health Professions Act (HPA) requires a clear separation between a profession’s regulator and other organizations with functions...

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Modules Support Nursing Competence
Modules Support Nursing Competence

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Alberta can access more than 25 free learning modules through their MyCLPNA accounts. These modules, hosted on our Learning Management System (LMS), help to build LPN competencies. They are suitable for meeting the requirements of...

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New Module: Understanding the Standards of Practice for Restricted Activities, Advanced Practice, and Supervision
New Module: Understanding the Standards of Practice for Restricted Activities, Advanced Practice, and Supervision

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has released a new LMS module, Understanding the Standards of Practice for Restricted Activities, Advanced Practice, and Supervision. This module explores restricted activities as they relate to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)...

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Privacy Legislation and LPN Practice
Privacy Legislation and LPN Practice

This article provides general advice regarding privacy legislation and LPN practice. It is not a substitute for legal consultation. In 2023, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) received 19 complaints related to breaches of privacy and confidentiality....

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