Hearing Notice: Malaak El-toughlob #46615

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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Self-Study Module: Caregiver-Centered Care

(Updated January 4, 2021) Family caregivers play a critical role in the healthcare system. Unpaid care provided by family and friends has become increasingly recognized as an important role in society. According to Statistics Canada, in 2018 approximately one in four Canadians aged 15 and older (or 7.8 million people) provided care to a family member or friend with…

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CLPNA’s Council Composition Changing for 2021

The composition of the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is undergoing significant changes due to recent government legislation and subsequent decisions by Council. The CLPNA was mid-way into a Council nomination process in July when Bill 30 was introduced. At this time, the CLPNA’s Council paused the proceedings to…

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Immunization Reporting for All LPNs as of Jan. 1, 2021

(UPDATE December 18, 2020 – The Info Sheet: Immunization Regulation Duties has been replaced with the Interpretive Document: Immunization Regulation Duties) The Government of Alberta’s Immunization Regulation gives all health professionals, including licensed practical nurses (LPNs), additional responsibilities regarding immunizations. This aims to improve capacity to manage outbreaks, the quality of immunization services, and increase…

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Foundation Announces 2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients

The Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for Licensed Practical Nurses is pleased to honour the four recipients of the 2020 Awards of Excellence. They represent a dedication to excellence in the areas of education, leadership, collaborative practice and nursing knowledge. A short video presentation on each winner, announced by the Foundation’s President, shares details about these admirable…

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StatsCan: COVID Impact Survey on Health Care Workers

Below is an invitation to complete a short questionnaire on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on health care workers. This crowdsourcing initiative is a collaboration between Statistics Canada, Health Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Institute for Health Information. They encourage anyone working in a health care setting to participate….

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Hearing Notice: Randi Burnett #40405

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: Brooklyn Braxton #47180

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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Review of the ‘Whistleblower Protection’ Act

Alberta’s ‘Whistleblower Protection’ Act is under comprehensive review and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship is inviting your participation in the process. The Act “creates a safe avenue for public servants to speak out about wrongdoings or make complaints of reprisal” without fear of punishment, and applies to employees of public sector health authorities, including…

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Professional growth through Committee involvement; Apply for 2021-2022

Licensed Practical Nurses interested in professional growth and engagement are invited to volunteer for various committees at the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) for the 2021-2022 term. Orientation and training provided. Participants receive an honorarium and travel expenses. Apply with a resume by November 22, 2020. See below for details. HEARING TRIBUNAL…

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