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.


Nominate a Colleague to the CLPNM Board of Directors

The CLPNM is now accepting nominations to fill three vacancies on the CLPNM Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors is a great way to get to take an active leadership role in the self-regulation of your profession. The vacancies to be filled are as follows:...

CCP Audit Schedule Now Posted

The audit of 2018 Continuing Competence Program (CCP) activities will be conducted from January to March, 2019. If you are an LPN who was selected for the audit, please take note of the audit schedule, available here. The schedule identifies when you can expect to...

Notice: Postal Service Disruption

In light of the current disruption to Canada Post service, the CLPNM advises all registrants and applicants to avoid sending time sensitive applications, forms or other documents such as CCP Audit materials, via Canada Post. Registrants and applicants are responsible...

Stakeholder News

New Accessible Customer Service Standards

As of November 1, 2018, the Manitoba Government's Standard for Accessible Customer Service extends to small businesses. This includes independent LPN practices. LPNs who are employees of an organization must ensure that they meet their employer's policies on...

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....

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. Coaching Strategies for Leaders – Conflict, Performance,...