Education

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.

Registration

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.

Standards

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.

CLPNM News

New Guidance Document on the Duty to Provide Care

In collaboration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba, the CLPNM has developed a new guidance document to help nurses and their employers understand nurses' professional and legal obligations...

Are you an LPN who performs aesthetic procedures?

Aesthetic nursing is an emerging and growing area of practice for Manitoba's licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The CLPNM receives many questions about the expectations of LPNs who work in aesthetic nursing, and in response, we are working on a new practice direction...

Five Facts About Complaints to the CLPNM

Some CLPNM registrants have questions about what happens after the CLPNM receives a complaint about a practical nurse's conduct or competence. Here are a few quick facts about complaints you may not know. Each year, the CLPNM receives complaints regarding less than 1%...

Not sure how to check if your renewal was approved?

To confirm the status of your renewal application, access the CLPNM’s public register at https://www.clpnm.ca/find-an-lpn/. If you have completed the online renewal and been approved for the upcoming registration year the public register will be as follows: Current...

Stakeholder News

New Critical Care Nursing Education Program for LPNs

The WRHA has announced an exciting new opportunity for LPNs, with 1-2 years of acute care experience, to complete additional education that will prepare them for a rewarding career in critical care. Classes start soon: January 6, 2020. More information is available...

New Grad Day for Nurses 2020

Save The Date - January 17, 2020 Location: Canad Inns Club Regent, 1415 Regent Avenue West Are you a nurse who graduated between January 2019 and January 2020? Are you doing your senior practicum? Don't miss this chance to learn tips, tools and techniques to...

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

Vaccine hesitancy is described as a delay in acceptance or refusal to vaccinate, despite the availability of vaccination services. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine hesitancy is now one of the top 10 threats to global health, despite robust...

Canadian Nurses Association Exam in Gerontology

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) will offer an exam in gerontological nursing for licensed practical nurses in November, 2019. Apply between June 27 and September 30 to write the exam between November 1 and November 15. For information on exam eligibility and...