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 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.


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.


Development of a New Entry-to-Practice Examination

The Canadian Council for Practical Nurse Regulators (CCPNR) is pleased to announce that Yardstick Assessment Strategies Inc. (YAS) has been selected as the vendor to develop, implement and deliver a new generation of the entry-to-practice high stakes examination for...

Subscribe to the CLPNM Newsletter

Interested in receiving news and notices from the CLPNM? If you are a CLPNM registrant (LPN, GPN and SPN) you are automatically subscribed to the monthly CLPNM newsletter. You do not need to sign up. If you are a stakeholder, sign up here to receive the newsletter. ...

Updated Guidance for Nurses: Medical Cannabis

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM), College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) and College Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) have updated the Medical Cannabis Guidelines to address nurses' authority to administer medical...

Annual Education Day: September 25

Save the Date! Topic: “Systems & Synergy for Success” Learn from speakers who can help you apply proven systems to your nursing practice. Featured Speakers Dr. Judy Boychuk Duchscher Judy Boychuk Duchscher maintains a passionate interest in, and commitment to the...

Upcoming CLPNM Events

  1. Jurisprudence Education Session

    September 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stakeholder News

Canadian Patient Safety Week

Canadian Patient Safety Week is October 29 – November 2, 2018 The Canadian Patient Safety Institute invites all Canadians – the public, providers and leaders – to become involved in making patient safety a priority. The focus for 2018 is Medication Safety, with the...

New Prevention and Management Guidelines for Diabetes

Diabetes Canada is excited to announce that the Diabetes Canada 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada (Guidelines) is now available online. You can access the new Guidelines on the Diabetes Canada Guidelines website....

Palliative Care Conference: September 13 to 14, 2018

Please join Palliative Manitoba at its 27th Annual Provincial Conference, September 13 to 14, 2018, at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre in Winnipeg. This year's conference theme is ‘Keep it Simple’. The goal is to promote conversations and provide...

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:

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. Conflict Management Skills Certificate Program  Winnipeg:...

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. Crisis and Trauma Response...