Hearing Notice: Carlene Small #37610

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: Udayakumari Illangamudalige #37169

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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Coming February 2020, new LPN Standards, Competencies from Regulation Amendments

 Areas of LPN practice are changing with the amendments to the Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Regulation coming into effect on February 1, 2020. RELATED – Regulation Change for Licensed Practical Nurses Enhances Continuity of Care for Albertans The amended LPN Regulation clarifies LPN scope of practice specific for restricted activities, advanced authorizations, and areas…

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Challenging Unconscious Bias to Benefit Caregiving: Video

 Because our unconscious biases are so hidden from ourselves, it takes some work to disrupt them, but it can be done through active reflection and practicing inclusive behaviors. Doing this work benefits us, the people around us, and our patients. Are you biased? Well I am. And you are, too. We’re all biased. In…

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CLPNA’s Education Forum introduces a modern learning experience | Edmonton, Calgary (May 8)

INTRODUCING a modern learning experience, packed with nursing knowledge and professional insights. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Education Forum distills the essential elements applicable to all nurses, from practice to regulation to conduct. Workable knowledge for the most experienced to the newest graduate from experts in their fields. The dynamic one-day event on May 8, 2020 is…

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Research: Are You at Risk for Nurse Burnout?

“Research studies on nurse burnout show associations with negative patient outcomes such as patient dissatisfaction, increased frequency of critical incidents, and higher mortality rates. Understandably, given the adverse consequences for patients, many consider addressing burnout to be a healthcare priority.” In six minutes, discover the latest research on nurse burnout from the College of Licensed…

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When LPN Permits Expire, Reinstating Registration for 2020

On December 31, 2019, the Practice Permits of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses will expire. The vast majority have renewed their permits for 2020. For those who haven’t, a reminder that it is an LPN’s professional responsibility to ensure they have a current practice permit which provides the legal ability to practice as an LPN in…

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WEBINAR: PTSD Awareness and Mental Health & Wellness Strategies (Feb 13, 18 & 20)

Research shows there is a high occurrence of stress in the lives of healthcare providers, including nurses, and this can have a significant effect on psychological health and well-being. This webinar will discuss the potential impact of a high stress work environment and the patterns and prevalence of developing Post Traumatic Stress. We will also…

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Culturally Competent Care: Healing in Maskwacis – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE By delivering care that focuses on the whole person, these LPNs combine progressive healthcare skills with timeless respect to achieve the best outcomes for their patients and the system. In the feature story, ‘Culturally Competent Care: Healing in Maskwacis’, Licensed Practical Nurses working at Maskwacis Health Services (MHS) provide holistic care while respecting…

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Simplified Nominations for 2020 LPN Awards of Excellence

They are the clever colleagues, the solid supervisors, and the knowledgeable educators you admire. Smart, creative, positive and passionate about their work in healthcare and about the Licensed Practical Nurse profession. They deserve recognition. Nominations are being accepted for Alberta’s annual LPN Awards of Excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education, and for supportive non-LPN professionals….

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