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.


Education Day 2017: Collective Competence

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 Canad Inns Polo Park 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In-person: $75 (students: $50) Online participants: $40 The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba, the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba, and the College of Registered Psychiatric...

CLPNM Fee Update

The Board of Directors of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) has reviewed and revised some CLPNM fees. Registration fees for LPNs, GPNs and SPNs have not changed. Some administrative fees, late fees and penalties have changed. These changes...

Documentation Guidelines

The CLPNM has a new recorded presentation on documentation guidelines, prepared as a resource and a refresher for Manitoba’s LPNs. The presentation can be accessed below, or from the CLPNM’s YouTube Channel, here....

Looking for your CLPNM receipt?

Receipts for 2016 CLPNM registration fees are available from within the CLPNM online registration system. The CLPNM does not issue receipts for registration fees by mail.  CLPNM registrants can access the online registration system using the Login button at the top of...

Upcoming CLPNM Events

  1. Jurisprudence Education Session

    July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. CCP Information Session

    July 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Jurisprudence Education Session

    August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stakeholder News

Understanding Gender Diversity

The following event is presented by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba(ARNM). Although LPNs are not members of ARNM, ARNM welcomes LPNs to participate in this event. Understanding Gender Diversity Panel Discussion Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 pm...

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...

2017 Palliative Care Conference

Save the Date! The 26th Annual Provincial Palliative Care Conference will take place: September 14 & 15, 2017 Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba This year’s theme is: The Hidden Faces of Palliative Care More details on the conference...

Learning Opportnities

Nursing Links

Upcoming Nursing Links Workshops in Manitoba are posted at:

ACHIEVE Training Centre

ACHIEVE Training Centre will be offering the following workshops in Winnipeg, which may be of interest to CLPNM members: Leadership – The Essential Competencies Winnipeg: June 8, 2017 Dealing with Difficult People Winnipeg: June 15, 2017 Conflict Management Skills...

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: Borderline Personality Disorder – Understanding and Supporting Winnipeg: June 14, 2017 Crisis and Trauma Response Certificate...