The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) is the professional regulatory body for practical nurses in Manitoba.

The duty of the CLPNM is to carry out its activities and govern its members in a manner that serves and protects the public interest. Any person who wishes to practice as a licensed practical nurse, graduate practical nurse, or student practical nurse in Manitoba must be registered with the CLPNM.


CLPNM establishes the standards for practical nursing education programs in Manitoba to ensure LPNs entering the profession have the knowledge and skills they need for their roles.


CLPNM grants licenses to Manitoba’s practical nurses. It evaluates each application for initial or renewed registration to ensure all practical nurses in Manitoba meet the criteria for the profession.


CLPNM establishes professional standards and guidelines to ensure that Manitobans can expect professional, compassionate, ethical, safe and high-quality care from Manitoba’s LPNs.

Public Protection

CLPNM oversees the practice and conduct of practical nurses in Manitoba. It receives and investigates complaints, and when necessary, takes action to protect the public interest.


Potential Canada Post Service Disruption

As long as the potential for a Canada Post strike or lockout continues, please do not send applications or other important documents to the CLPNM in the mail. You may courier documents to our office, at your own cost, or drop them off in person at: 463 St....

New Duty to Report Interpretive Document

Are you aware of your duty to report? The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba has developed an interpretive document to provide practical nurses with information on the circumstances in which they have a professional, ethical, and/or legal duty to report....

Guidance for Nurses re: Medical Assistance in Dying

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba,  the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba are working together to develop guidance materials that address the potential impact of medical assistance...

Upcoming Events

  1. Upcoming Jurisprudence Education Sessions

    September 12, 2016 - February 14, 2017
  2. Upcoming CCP Information Sessions

    September 12, 2016 - February 14, 2017

Learning Opportnities

ACHIEVE Training Centre

ACHIEVE Training Centre will be offering the following workshops in Winnipeg, which may be of interest to CLPNM members: Dealing with Difficult People Winnipeg: October 20, 2016 Assertive Communication Winnipeg: November 16, 2016 Conflict Resolution Skills Winnipeg:...

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. (CTRI) will be holding the following workshops in Winnipeg that may be of interest to CLPNM members: Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies Winnipeg: November 24, 2016 Borderline Personality Disorder – Understanding and...