Practice Hours - What Counts?

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Which of the following count towards my CLPNBC nursing practice hours?

A: Working as a care aide

That’s not correct. You cannot count hours that you work as a care aide. To qualify for practice hours, you must be working within CLPNBC's Standards of Practice.

B: Working as a registered psychiatric nurse

That’s not correct. You cannot count hours that you work as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse. To qualify for practice hours, you must be working within CLPNBC's Standards of Practice.

C: Teaching in a practical nursing education program

Correct! Teaching practical nursing students counts towards nursing practice hours because you are using your LPN knowledge and working within CLPNBC's Standards of Practice.

D: Selling health supplements

That’s not correct. You cannot count hours that you work selling health supplements. To qualify for practice hours, you must be working within CLPNBC's Standards of Practice. Registrants cannot use their title to advertise or sell products or services unless the product or service relates directly to the profession.