Overview of 2020 LPN Regulation Amendments: Video

 Changes affecting Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are coming in 2020 as a result of amendments to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation. RELATED – Regulation Change for Licensed Practical Nurses Enhances Continuity of Care for Albertans The amended regulation, announced on October 17, streamlines how the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)…

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Linda Stanger to retire as CEO of CLPNA

Linda Stanger, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), will retire in 2020. A committee of the CLPNA’s Council is managing the ongoing succession plan and has initiated a national executive search for a new CEO. Linda will remain in her role until a successor is appointed in…

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Understanding the CLPNA’s Complaints Process

One of the primary responsibilities of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Legislation, Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, and policies provide the framework that governs the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) profession, and therefore every LPN, in Alberta. Holding LPNs accountable…

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Hearing Notice: Lawrence Crosthwaite #30691

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is responsible under the Health Professions Act for protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Under this authority, some complaints of unprofessional conduct result in a formal Hearing before a Hearing Tribunal, consisting of LPNs appointed by Council and public members appointed by government….

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Hearing Notice: Kaleigh Smith #36787

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is responsible under the Health Professions Act for protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Under this authority, some complaints of unprofessional conduct result in a formal Hearing before a Hearing Tribunal, consisting of LPNs appointed by Council and public members appointed by government….

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Hearing Notice: Erin Burk #38011

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is responsible under the Health Professions Act for protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Under this authority, some complaints of unprofessional conduct result in a formal Hearing before a Hearing Tribunal, consisting of LPNs appointed by Council and public members appointed by government….

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Hearing Notice: Heather Taylor #29139

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta is responsible under the Health Professions Act for protecting the public from unethical, unskilled, and unsafe nursing practice. Under this authority, some complaints of unprofessional conduct result in a formal Hearing before a Hearing Tribunal, consisting of LPNs appointed by Council and public members appointed by government….

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Creating Excitement to Learn through the Continuing Competence Program

Each year, as part of the CLPNA’s annual Registration Renewal, Licensed Practical Nurses are required to participate in the Continuing Competence Program (CCP) in order to continue to be eligible for registration the following year. The Continuing Competence Program, developed by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), is built around a four-part…

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LPN Awareness Builds during Fall Digital and Radio Campaigns

  In September, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) raised awareness about Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and their contribution to healthcare teams through several public awareness initiatives across Alberta. LPNS ON GLOBAL NEWS The CLPNA participated in a Global News article highlighting the patient-centred care philosophy that is key to the LPN role….

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Study with CLPNA: Learning to Learn Self-Study Course

With constant changes and advancements in technology and medical knowledge, a nurse’s competencies and skills can quickly become outdated. Nursing practice can become less effective – putting safe and ethical client care at risk. Nurses must continuously learn to maintain and enhance their professional nursing competence. The Learning to Learn Self-Study Course is designed to…

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