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...

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...

Survey on Standards of Practice

The CLPNM is reviewing the Standards of Practice that guide and direct the practice and conduct of members of the practical nursing profession in Manitoba. All practical nurses in Manitoba are invited and encouraged to help inform the next standards of the profession...

Do you have questions about cannabis and your practice?

Legal access to cannabis for medicinal purposes, and the federal government’s announcement that it will legalize the recreational use of cannabis within the year, may leave some practical nurses with questions about how cannabis might affect their obligations as a...

New 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) are pleased to release new guidelines for LPNs, RNs and RPNs for nursing care related...