Re-designing CLPNA’s Home(pages)

When 400,000 people visit every year, you want to change the décor once in a while. Visitors to two of CLPNA’s website this fall will catch us in a bold venture: to re-design our main website, clpna.com, and our member’s website, myCLPNA.com. Both websites bring with them a renewed focus, fresh features, and bold design…

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The Nurse’s Calling – CARE Magazine

DOWNLOAD ISSUE “The Nurse’s Calling” recalls a decade of Licensed Practical Nurse stories and why nurses are ‘the most powerful connectors in the system’.  Find out why in the Fall 2017 issue of CARE magazine. Also in this issue

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WEBINAR: Keys to Growing a Successful Mentoring Relationship (Oct 17)

You have found a mentorship match. Congratulations! Are you looking for help to move to the next step in your mentoring relationship? Discover the “Keys to Growing a Successful Mentoring Relationship” at the upcoming webinar with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and career development experts donnerwheeler on October 17 at 12:00pm. REGISTER…

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TV Ads share LPN passion about art and science of caring

“What makes me passionate about nursing is the art and science of caring.” – Donna-Lee Wowk, LPN & Practical Nurse Educator CTV Two television is broadcasting two new ads filmed this summer with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Filmed on location in Drayton Valley, the :30 and one minute ads are part of…

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Latest on Diabetes in Educational Video by Barb Bancroft

Diabetes and pre-diabetes has reached epic proportions in the Canada. Who’s at risk? And are you up-to-date in your understanding of assessment and current drug management for diabetes? The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and Barb Bancroft are pleased to present a new educational video on “Diabetes and Health Assessment” (above). This 90 minute video covers the…

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Trauma-Informed Care for LPNs by ECDSS now on VIDEO

The consequences of trauma are far reaching and can be directly or indirectly linked to mental illness, addictions, chronic disease, suicide, and overall, a failure to thrive. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta recently partnered with Early Childhood Development Support Services to host a professional development webinar focusing on Trauma Informed Care, which is now…

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Research foundational to Evidence Based Practice

  Research is defined as the systematic investigation into the study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Research is an essential element in the Evidence Based Practice. Professor Dave Sackett first outlined the essential steps for using research evidence to inform the practice of medicine, these being, converting…

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Workshops: Career Directions© (Oct 3) & Building Mentoring Relationships (Oct 4) in Calgary

For career guidance and peer support, take charge!  Created specifically for nurses, you won’t want to miss these professional development opportunities. Our full-day Workshops in Calgary this October are on Career Directions© and Building Successful Mentoring Relationships. Workshops are led by coaches Mary M. Wheeler RN, MEd, PCC and Michelle Cooper RN, MScN, ACC from donnerwheeler.  Register for one or…

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WEBINAR: How to Find a Mentor/Mentee (Sep 12)

Have you signed up for CLPNA’s Mentorship Program and are asking “How do I choose the right mentor/mentee?” Discover “How to Find a Mentor/Mentee” at the upcoming webinar with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta and career development experts donnerwheeler on September 12 at 12:00pm. REGISTER for WEBINAR This one-hour webinar provides a brief overview of a…

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Edmonton, Calgary and northern Alberta election results to CLPNA Council

LPNs voted like never before! More than 2000 ballots were cast in June’s election resulting in one new and three incumbent representatives to CLPNA’s Council for the next term. The Edmonton area chose a new District Representative in May Mejia, LPN. Calgary’s LPNs voted for a second term for Jean Collins, LPN in a race between four…

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