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.


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...

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference

The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety is pleased to be working with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority on the following provincial conference: Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference  TALK IS CHEAP, Communication is Priceless April 25, 2017 Canad...

Periodic Criminal Record and Abuse Registry Checks

In 2017, the CLPNM will be introducing new requirements for period criminal record and abuse registry checks. These requirements will support public protection, and trust and confidence in the profession. To find out more, see...

Upcoming CLPNM Events

  1. Jurisprudence Education Sessions

    March 6 - September 30
  2. CCP Information Sessions

    March 6 - August 8

Learning Opportnities

LGBT2SQ+ Awareness for Healthcare Providers

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Queer (LGBT2SQ+) Awareness for Healthcare Providers (Limited to 25 participants) Date: April 4, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Rainbow Resource Centre, 170 Scott Street, Winnipeg LGBT2SQ+ Awareness for...

Webinar: Guidance for Nurses on Medical Assistance in Dying

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM), the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM), and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) have partnered to develop guidance for Manitoba’s nurses on medical assistance...

Nursing Links

Upcoming Nursing Links Workshops in Manitoba are posted at: