Education

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.

Registration

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.

Standards

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.

CLPNM News

COVID-19: Information for Students, Graduates and Programs

The CLPNM is working closely with our schools in order to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on practical nursing education programs in Manitoba. The situation is rapidly evolving. In response to directives from health authorities, nursing programs may be required to move...

COVID-19: Information for Self-Employed LPNs

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep health-care providers and communities safe, the Province issued a directive, on March 22, 2020, that all non-essential health services should cease. As a self-employed LPN, you may have questions about what this...

COVID-19: All Non-Essential Health Services to Cease

In an effort to reduce community transmission of COVID-19, on Sunday, March 22, 2020, Dr. Brent Roussin, Chief Provincial Public Health Officer, and Lanette Sirugasa, Chief Nursing Officer for Shared Health Manitoba, issued the directive that all non-essential and...

COVID-19: CLPNM Business Continuity

In response to guidance from public health officials on social distancing, the CLPNM office is temporarily closed to all visitors. We are still open for business by email, mail and phone. If you need to reach the CLPNM, please make sure to review the following...

COVID-19: Suitability Check Deadline Extended

This post is relevant only to those LPNs selected, in January 2020, to provide the CLPNM with suitability checks prior to renewing their registration for 2021. In response to the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak, the CLPNM is extending the deadline for the submission...

COVID-19 and Your Practice

LPNs are expected to ensure they are familiar with their employer's policies on COVID-19, and to disclose all recent international and inter-provincial travel or potential exposure to COVID-19 to appropriate authorities. Resources for Healthcare Professionals LPNs are...

Stakeholder News

CNA Certification Exam for LPNs in Medical-Surgical Nursing

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has announced that it will offer a new certification exam in medical-surgical nursing for LPNs.  The first exam will take place in November, 2020. At the time of this posting, further information was not yet available on the CNA...

Upcoming Job Opportunities in New Progressive Care Unit

Shared Health has announced that it will be opening a new Progressive Care Unit-MICU at HSC Winnipeg for patients who no longer need to be in an intensive care unit (ICU) but who still require close monitoring. Along with the opening of this new unit, there may be...

29th Annual Provincial Palliative Care Conference

Save the Date - September 17-18, 2020 Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave The 29th Annual Provincial Palliative Care Conference will be held September 17 and 18, 2020 at Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park in Winnipeg,...

CNA Certification Exam for LPNs in Gerontology

The application window to apply to write the Canadian Nurses Association certification exam in gerontology for LPNs opens on January 9, 2020. For information visit https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/certification/get-certified

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

Vaccine hesitancy is described as a delay in acceptance or refusal to vaccinate, despite the availability of vaccination services. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine hesitancy is now one of the top 10 threats to global health, despite robust...

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...