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.


Report on LPN Long Term Care Survey

February, 2019, the CLPNM surveyed LPNs who have declared to the CLPNM that they work in long term care. The purpose of the survey was to gather information about the education, practice, experiences and perceptions of LPNs working in long term care environments. The...

Registration Fee Update

A change in registration fees is being proposed. The CLPNM recognizes that fee increases are never popular. However, we hope that LPNs will recognize the value of paying the equivalent of roughly $8 more per month ($100/12) to provide their professional regulatory...

The CLPNM Office is Undergoing Repairs

The CLPNM office is undergoing repairs after water damage caused us to close on February 26. The office is now open. However, until the repair work is complete: space in the reception area will be limited meeting space may be unavailable some staff members may not...

Survey on Entry-Level Competencies for Canadian LPNs

Dear Registrants and Key Stakeholders, We are writing to you to ask for your help with a very important initiative for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) profession in Canada. The Canadian Council of Practical Nurse Regulators (CCPNR), is a group of eleven member...

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

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...

Nursing Links

Upcoming Nursing Links Workshops in Manitoba are posted at: