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.


Annual General Meeting

The 2017 AGM and luncheon will take place on June 5th. Location: Canad Inns Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba Registration: 11:00 am Call to order: 11:30 am Luncheon: 1:00 pm (optional, $35) All Licensed Practical Nurse registered in Manitoba are...

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...

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...

New Competency Documents

In early October, CLPNM registrants received notice about two new documents intended to help LPNs, employers and other stakeholders understand the role of a Manitoba LPN: Entry-Level Competencies for the Licensed Practical Nurse in Manitoba, and Determining...

Upcoming CLPNM Events

  1. Jurisprudence Education Session

    May 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. CCP Information Session

    May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Jurisprudence Education Session

    June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stakeholder News

Consultation on PHIA

The Province of Manitoba is seeking input on The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA). To review information about and possible issues related to PHIA and to share your ideas or concerns, visit: Written submissions may be sent...

May 5 is STOP! Clean Your Hands Day

To promote the importance of hand washing, May 5, 2017 is STOP! Clean Your Hands Day. Information and resources to help you promote hand washing in the workplace are available through the Canadian Patient Safety Institute. Additional hand hygiene resources are...

Infection Prevention and Control Conference

2017 IPAC-Manitoba Annual Education Conference Topic: Infection Prevention & Control: Old Problems – New Challenges When: June 2nd from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: Centro Caboto Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba Who should attend:  IPCs, Acute Care, Long Term Care,...

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 Inns...

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: Conflict Resolution Skills Winnipeg: April 11, 2017 Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills Winnipeg: April 18, 2017 Difficult...

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: Critical Incident Group Debriefing Winnipeg: April 19, 2017 Depression – Practical Intervention Strategies Winnipeg: April...