COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs

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...

Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection FAQs

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...

LPN Services During Code Red

Updated: January 16, 2021 As part of the Province’s pandemic response, new orders under The Public Health Act took effect on November 12, 2020.  These orders were extended on January 8, 2021.  Under these new orders, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all Manitobans...

Thank You from Mayor Bowman

On November 12, 2020, Winnipeg Mayor, Brian Bowman, wrote to the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba, asking us to share with you his deepest gratitude for the work you are doing to help keep Manitobans safe. Please review his full letter to...

COVID-19: 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...