Vaccination Status and Your Standards

The CLPNM continues to appreciate your commitment and dedication to serving Manitobans. We understand that you are doing your best each and every day to meet the needs of your clients, your community, and the public. If you have questions about maintaining your...

Nursing Practice and Conduct in a Pandemic

Updated: September 24, 2021 The COVID-19 Pandemic has put extraordinary stress on the health system and on health care providers. Nurses [i] have been at the forefront of the pandemic response since the beginning. All nurses, by virtue of being members of a regulated...

COVID-19 and Your Practice

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, LPNs are expected to: screen themselves for COVID-19 symptoms and risks, using screening criteria established by Shared Health Manitoba, disclose symptoms or risks for exposure to appropriate authorities, such as the employer,...

LPN Practice and COVID-19 Vaccination

On December 9, 2020, Health Canada approved Canada’s first vaccine for COVID-19. The Province quickly followed up by announcing a recruitment campaign to staff the its immunization clinics. The Minister of Health also issued a Ministerial Order, authorizing...

LPN Practice and Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection

Can LPNs collect samples by nasopharyngeal swab? Yes. Collecting samples by nasopharyngeal swab is within the scope of practice of the practical nursing profession in Manitoba.  Manitoba’s LPNs have the authority to perform this activity if they are competent to...

Mental Health Support for Nurses

Updated: November 6, 2020 During these challenging times, LPNs are encouraged keep their own health and well-being a priority. The following resources offer mental health support to health care professionals, including nurses, who are facing the pressure of working on...