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.


New Continuing Education Web Page

The CLPNM has added a new page to its website, providing LPNs with information on continuing education opportunities available here in Manitoba, or online by distance. We have listed programs, courses, online modules, and webinars that we think may be of interest to...

Important Notice for LPNs Enrolled in the PPP

The CLPNM Board of Directors has approved an increase to registration fees for licensed practical nurses, beginning in the 2020 registration year.  The new fee will be $493.50 (including GST). If you are enrolled in the CLPNM's Pre-Authorized Payment Plan (PPP), the...

Registration Fee Update

A change in CLPNM registration fees has been approved. The new registration fees are listed below.   Fee To Take Effect Licensed Practical Nurse $470 per year 2020 Registration Renewal Student Practical Nurse $75 per year June, 2019 Graduate Practical Nurse $125 for...

2019 By-Law Amendments

Amendments to the By-Laws of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) were approved by the CLPNM Board of Directors, and ratified at the CLPNM Annual General Meeting on June 3, 2019. A list of the revisions, and the full By-Laws, are available...

Stakeholder News

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...

ARNM Associate Membership Now Open to LPNs

The Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (Association) has created a new Associate membership category. This category offers licensed practical nurses (LPNS) and registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) the benefits of membership while the Association explores the...

Provincial Palliative Care Conference

The 28th Annual Palliative Care Conference will be held September 12-13, 2019, at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Conference Centre in Winnipeg. Find out more here!

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...