Mandatory Education: Understanding Restricted Activities

The learning module, ‘Understanding Restricted Activities’, is mandatory for all Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to complete by June 30, 2022. This requirement is a part of 2022 Continuing Competence Program activities. Restricted activities are high-risk health services that have education, skill, and, at times, supervision requirements. This module will help LPNs understand restricted activities and…

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Webinar: Connection Regulation to LPN Professional Practice (June 7 & 9)

The purpose of regulation is to ensure that regulated healthcare providers, such as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), 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,…

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Hearing Notice: Bukola Abiona #38059

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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Webinar: Harm Reduction – Theory & Practice (June 2 & 21)

This webinar will define harm reduction and provide an overview of this public health approach in programs and practice. It will showcase examples of harm reduction services available in the community as well as practical strategies to use when caring for people who use substances. The topics of stigma, trauma, social determinants of health, and…

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Webinar: Continuing Competence Program (May & June)

Every year, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are required to participate in the CLPNA’s Continuing Competence Program (CCP). The CCP Audit will review 2021 learning plans and continuing competence activities for selected registrants starting on May 2 through to June 30, 2022. Reminder that you should have updated your learning plan in your myCLPNA profile during…

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Hearing Notice: Cristina Draghici #28648

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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Info Sheet: Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) Attempts

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) manages access to the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) through the registration process in Alberta. Successful completion of the CPNRE is required to be registered as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the province. Related – Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) The CLPNA Council approved…

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Hearing Notice: Glenn Salubre #36048

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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2022 Continuing Competence Program Audit and Webinars

The Continuing Competence Program (CCP) supports LPNs to achieve and demonstrate competence through the completion of three elements – a self-assessment of their practice, a learning plan, and continuing competence activities. To measure compliance with the CCP, an annual audit is conducted. Due to the many challenges during the pandemic, the CLPNA cancelled its CCP…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice and Regulation (May 17 & 26)

Licensed Practical Nurses: when providing immunization services, you must be aware of your legal responsibilities and the education you need to perform this activity. This webinar: Reviews LPN scope of practice regarding administering immunizations Discusses options for education and training Outlines reporting requirements For more info, please review: Related – Immunization Reporting for all LPNs…

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Webinar: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs (May 3 & 5)

LPN practice has evolved since 2003 when the regulation was first proclaimed under the Health Professions Act. The current regulation authorizes LPNs to perform a broader range of activities to support care provided to individuals and their families. The LPN Profession Regulation identifies the LPN scope of practice related to restricted activities and advanced authorizations,…

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