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.


LPNs are Authorized to View the Body

As of December 20, 2018, Manitoba's Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are formally authorized to "view the body" for the purposes of section 16(3)(a) of The Fatality Inquiries Act (FIA). "Viewing the body" refers to an external  assessment, which is conducted...

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...

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...

USB is Hiring Clinical Competence Assessors

Université de Saint-Boniface (USB) is seeking to hire assessors to conduct Practical Nurse Clinical Competence Assessments on behalf of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM). Licensed practical nurses or registered nurses in good standing with...

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: