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.


2019 By-Law Amendments

Amendments to the By-Laws of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) have been reviewed and approved by the CLPNM Board of Directors. As per section 52(3) of The Licensed Practical Nurses Act, registrants have the opportunity to review and comment...

2019 Annual General Meeting

Join us at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba. When: Monday June 3, 2019 at 1400 hrs Where: Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba AGM Agenda 2019 AGM Rules of Order Please register in advance...

2018 Annual Report

The CLPNM's 2018 Annual Report is now available. Access the report here. 

Election Update

The Board of Directors of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) is comprised of 12 members, six of whom are LPNs elected to the Board by the registrants on the active practising register of the CLPNM. The role of the LPNs elected to the Board by...

Stakeholder News

LPNs Now Eligible to Register for CNPS Services

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) across Canada are now eligible to register to become beneficiaries of the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS). The services available to beneficiaries are described on the CNPS website.  Note that CNPS registration is optional...

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....

Learning Opportnities

Canadian Nurses Protective Society Webinars

The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS®) is a not-for-profit society that offers legal advice, risk management services, legal assistance and professional liability protection related to nursing practice in Canada to more than 130,000 eligible nurses. The CNPS...

Opioid Replacement Therapy Workshop (Thompson, MB)

LPNs who live or practise in and around Thompson, Manitoba may be interested in the following two-day workshop. Opioid Replacement Therapy 101 Introduction to Clinical Practice Best Western Thompson Hotel and Suites Thompson, Manitoba June 20-21, 2019 More Information...