April

NEW Standards of Practice for LPNs

How do LPNs help protect the public?  All LPNs protect the public by understanding CLPNBC’s standards and using them to provide safe, competent and ethical care to their clients. In keeping with its authority under the Health Professions Act, CLPNBC has developed a new Standards of Practice Framework for LPNs.

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Scope of Practice Update Volunteer Opportunity

The board approved changes to the Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses: Standards, Limits and Conditions document on March 6, 2014. Click on the link above to access the document.

CLPNBC would like your feedback on the draft practice standard, Dispensing Medications. The more feedback you give us, the clearer the requirements for your practice will be.

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IEN Survey Did You Know?

Are you an internationally educated nurse (IEN)? Help other IENs get settled and advance their careers in Canada by participating in an online survey from Université du Québec en Outaouais.

Jenny works on a surgical unit. Mr. DeWolf, age 75, is recovering from a hip prelacement. He has been complaining of heartburn for two hours. What should Jenny do?

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Announcements & Acknowledgements


Call for Resolutions

Are you a CLPNBC registrant who wishes to submit a resolution? The deadline to submit is 4:00pm on April 11. The Board reviews adopted resolutions at Board meetings.

Annual General Meeting

Come join us on June 11, 2014 at the Executive Inn Burnaby Hotel. The AGM is open to registrants and the public at no charge. If you would like to attend, please pre-register before June 2, 2014Click here to register.


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