Hearing Notice: Diljot Singh #53381
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by Complaints Department
8M ago
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. This is the notice of such a Hearing. RELATED – About Complaints  Notice of a Hearing An investigation has been held into a complaint against Diljot Singh (Reg #53381), LPN, and pursuant to s 66(1) and 69 of the ..read more
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NEW! Self-Study Micro-Module: Privacy Legislation
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
8M ago
Complete this informative micro-module in less than 1 hour! 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. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a professional and ethical responsibility to practice within the relevant laws governing privacy and confidentiality of patient information. This means all LPNs have the duty to safeguard a patient’s personal and health information as well as respect a patient’s right to privacy. LPNs are ultimately responsible for determining an ..read more
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Apply to Serve on the CLPNA’s Council
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
Are you an Alberta Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) that is interested in being a part of the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)? We are asking LPN leaders committed to public safety to submit applications for an upcoming term beginning January 1, 2024.  What does the CLPNA Council do? The CLPNA is a not-for-profit governing public body created under the Health Professions Act to regulate the Licensed Practical Nurse profession in a manner that protects public interest. The CLPNA protects the public by setting standards and processes for LPN registratio ..read more
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In Memory of a Colleague: Linda Findlay
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
It is with great sadness that the CLPNA announces the death of our longtime team member, Linda Findlay. Many of you may know Linda from her support of the Continuing Competence Program, but she wore many hats during her 15 years with us. Linda began working as an LPN in long term care, and she worked at bedside for 27 years. During her time at the CLPNA, she participated in planning with the Continuing Competence Interest Group helping to shape the Program as it exists today. Linda had a passion for teaching LPNs and greatly valued education. She completed a Masters degree through Royal Road ..read more
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What is a Restricted Activity?
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
LPNs Are Authorized to Perform Certain Restricted Activities. How Do You Know Which Activities You Can Perform? A restricted activity is a high-risk health service that can only be performed by an authorized healthcare professional. The Health Professions Restricted Activity Regulation lists the restricted activities that LPNs are authorized to perform. It’s important to know that, even if you are authorized to perform an activity, you may still need to meet other requirements. These requirements are listed in the CLPNA’s Standards of Practice on Restricted Activities, Advanced Practice, an ..read more
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Registration Renewal Is Going to Look a Little Different this Year
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
  The CLPNA has implemented several changes for the upcoming renewal period. On September 6th, LPNs received an email listing these changes, which are explained below. Registration Renewal will open on October 10. Registrants should renew before December 1, 2023, to pay the lowest fee. Registrants are required to obtain their own professional liability insurance. In previous years, professional liability insurance was obtained by the CLPNA on behalf of our registrants. LPNs are now required to purchase this insurance separate from the renewal fee. The insurance required is outlined i ..read more
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NEW! Self-Study Micro-Module: Connecting Regulation to LPN Practice
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
Complete this informative micro-module in less than one hour! 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, colleagues, and other members of the healthcare team. The CLPNA’s new online self-study Connecting Regulation to LPN Practice micr ..read more
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A New CLPNA Website Is Launching Soon
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
Changes are coming to CLPNA.com! Our redesigned website will launch later this fall. Registrants and stakeholders can expect the following from the new site: Easy navigation to the pages that you use the most. A Knowledge Hub where you can find policies, standards, codes, and related learning resources. A clean and accessible layout, easy to read on mobile devices and desktop computers. We will send an update when the website launches. Watch your email for updated links and more information on how to get the most out of our new platform. QUESTIONS? Contact the CLPNA at Ask CLPNA,  ..read more
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Hearing Notice: Casandra Mehok #46836
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by Complaints Department
9M ago
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. This is the notice of such a Hearing. RELATED – About Complaints  Notice of a Hearing An investigation has been held into a complaint against Casandra Mehok (Reg #46836), LPN, and pursuant to s 66(1) and 69 of t ..read more
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Employment Opportunity: Human Resources Advisor
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Blog
by CLPNA
9M ago
THE ROLE Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, the Human Resources (HR) Advisor is accountable for the provision of operational HR support within the CLPNA and to its employees. The HR Advisor is responsible for a range of duties including recruitment and onboarding; providing employee relations advice and guidance to employees and supervisors; researching and implementation of HR best practices; providing metrics and data to enhance business decisions; as well as support the administration of HR processes including time and attendance. The successful candidate is dedicated to providing ..read more
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