Changes Coming to LPN Registration Dates in 2024

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s Council recently approved a change to the registration year. Starting in 2024, practice permits will be valid from December 1 – November 30, moving back the registration renewal period by one month to begin on September 1. This change will address the feedback from registrants and employers…

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Apply to CLPNA Committee for 2023-2024

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is looking for committed Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to volunteer for Committee involvement for the 2023-2024 term. The CLPNA provides orientation, training, honorarium, travel expenses related to committee meetings. Committees currently accepting applications are: HEARING TRIBUNAL This committee ensures the public is protected from unethical, unsafe…

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Hearing Notice: Brandi Maltby #21173

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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Registration Renewal for 2023 Begins October 1

Annual Registration Renewal for Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) begins October 1, 2022. LPNs must successfully complete the annual Registration Renewal process to work in Alberta in 2023. The process is also used to cancel registration if you do not plan to practice as an LPN in Alberta. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of…

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Council Update: New Public Member

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new public member to the CLPNA Council. In June, Colleen Sekura was appointed as a public member for a 3-year term by the Government of Alberta to support public protection through regulation. Colleen brings over 24 years of…

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Webinar: Understanding Restricted Activities and Advanced Practice for LPNs (Oct 4 & 6)

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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Webinar: Harm Reduction – Theory & Practice (Sept 20 & 22)

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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Hearing Notice: Jeanette Howell #35664

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: Paige Magnusson #52609

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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Employment Opportunity: Practical Nurse Education Reviewer

THE ROLE Reporting to the Practical Nurse (PN) Education Coordinator, the PN Education Reviewer provides support to the Education Department through the review of PN diploma, refresher, and advanced practice education programs as outlined in the Establishment of a New Practical Nurse Program Approval policy and other related documents. This position also provides administrative and…

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Webinar: Immunization Practice and Regulation (Sept. 6 & 8 )

When providing immunization services, it is important for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to be aware of their legal responsibilities and the education needed to perform this activity. This webinar: Reviews LPN scope of practice regarding administering immunizations Discusses options for education and training Outlines provincial reporting requirements For more info, please review: Related – Immunization…

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