March


March 2015 Vol. 2 Issue #3
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what in the world is nursing jurisprudence?

All LPNs need to understand how standards of practice and different laws apply to their practice. To help you check your understanding, CLPNBC has developed an interactive online education module and an open-book exam.

This spring you will have the opportunity to participate in a Jurisprudence Pilot Project to test your knowledge of CLPNBC's Standards of Practice. By participating you will become part of a unique group of LPNs who get a sneak preview of Jurisprudence before it becomes a quality assurance requirement for all LPNs.

Earn digital badges that you can post and share with others on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. You can also challenge your colleagues to become part of this exciting project! Stay tuned for more information coming in April!

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annual general meeting call for resolutions

CLPNBC's AGM will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Center located at 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby BC. Pre-register to reserve your seat.

CLPNBC invites LPNs who wish to present a resolution at the AGM to submit the Resolution package by April 5, 2015.

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You are an LPN working in a long term care facility. You witness an RN hitting a client on the head with a hairbrush after the client spat on her. What is the first most appropriate action for you to take?

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Please select an option:

  1. Make a formal complaint about the RN to CRNBC.
  2. Report your observation to your supervisor immediately.
  3. Ignore the situation but keep an eye on the RN's performance.
  4. Report your concerns to the union representative for your facility.

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LPN awards of excellence board elections

Do you know someone who exudes excellence in practice? Nominate them to get the recognition they deserve. The 2015 LPN Awards of Excellence nominations are opening soon.

Elections will be held in District 1, 2, 3 and 4 this year. The 2015 nomination package will be available from our website before May 20th. All nominations must be submitted by 4:00pm on June 19th.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Special thanks to the following for the images used in this issue:


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