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 practise as a licensed practical nurse, graduate practical nurse, or student practical nurse in Manitoba must be registered with the CLPNM.

Education

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.

Registration

CLPNM grants licences 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.

Standards

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.

CLPNM News

Nominate a colleague to the CLPNM Board of Directors

Do you have a colleague who would make a valuable contribution to the CLPNM Board of Directors? The Board of Directors of the CLPNM will have three vacancies open to active practising registrants, beginning June, 2018.   Nominations are due February 23, 2018, at 1630...

RHPA Status Update for LPNs

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) may have heard that registered nurses (RNs) will be governed under The Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA), beginning May 31, 2018. This may leave some LPNs wondering if the RHPA will govern their profession and practice at the same...

Regulatory Bulletins are now Practice Directions

The CLPNM's regulatory bulletins are now called practice directions.  There is no change in the intent or effect of these documents. Practice directions, like the former regulatory bulletins, provide members of the profession, their employers, and the public with...

New Practice Direction: Fitness to Practice

The CLPNM Board of Directors has approved a new practice direction on fitness to practice. All CLPNM registrants are expected to review, and ensure they understand, the professional expectations set out in the document. Fitness to practice refers to having the...

Upcoming CLPNM Events

  1. Jurisprudence Education Session

    January 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. CCP Information Session

    January 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Jurisprudence Education Session

    February 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stakeholder News

November is Fall Prevention Month

The following message is being shared with CLPNM registrants on behalf of the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. November is Fall Prevention Month. This year the theme is: We All Have a Role to Play About Fall Prevention...

Engaging Patients in Patient Safety

The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety is proud to partner with The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and patients and experts from across Canada to develop and launch the new Engaging Patients in Patient Safety – A Canadian Guide. This online Guide offers...

Learning Opportnities

Nursing Links

Upcoming Nursing Links Workshops in Manitoba are posted at: http://www.nursinglinks.ca/workshops_manitoba.html

ACHIEVE Training Centre

ACHIEVE Training Centre will be offering the following workshops in Winnipeg, which may be of interest to CLPNM registrants. Please note that the CLPNM has not formally reviewed these programs or their content. Communication – The Essential Skills Winnipeg: November...

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. (CTRI) will be holding the following workshops in Winnipeg, which may be of interest to CLPNM registrants. Please note that the CLPNM has not formally reviewed these programs or their content. De-escalating Potentially Violent...