Practice Guidance

These documents are intended to provide guidance on LPN practice in Manitoba. All licensed practical nurses (LPNs), graduate practical nurses (GPNs), and student practical nurses (SPNs) are expected to practice in accordance with these documents.

Standards of Practice
Code of Ethics
Regulatory Bulletins

Please note that Article 3 of the CLPNM By-Laws also specify rights and obligations of members, some of which may affect the member’s practice.

General Guidance

These documents are intended to provide practical nurses, employers and other stakeholders information regarding the role of LPNs within Manitoba’s health care system.

Competency Documents
Duty to Report Interpretive Document
Guidance for Nurses on Medical Assistance in Dying
Determining Appropriate LPN Practice
Guiding Principles for Determining the Appropriate Nurse
MNU and CLPNM Viewing of the Body Joint Statement
Apology Act Information Sheet

Fact Sheets

These documents are intended to offer helpful information about CLPNM processes and programs.

Clinical Competence Assessment Fact Sheet
CCP Audit Fact Sheet for LPNs
CCP Audit Materials Fact Sheet
CCP Audit Fact Sheet for Employers
Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry, and Adult Abuse Registry Checks
Complaint Process Fact Sheet
Student Practical Nurse Registration Fact Sheet
Reinstatement Fact Sheet
Registration Renewal Guide
Reporting a Complaint Fact Sheet

Recorded Presentations and Webinars

Continuing Competence Program Overview
Code of Ethics Overview
Medical Assistance in Dying Webinar
Documentation Guidelines