Continuing Education

CLPNM Approved Courses and Programs

Nursing Foot Care (Assiniboine Community College)

Practical Nursing Refresher (Assiniboine Community College) Note: registration by CLPNM referral only.
The Practical Nursing Refresher program is designed for former licensed practical nurses seeking re-entry into the profession, who do not meet all of the CLPNM’s continuing competence requirements. In order to register in the PNR, you must first apply to the CLPNM to have your eligibility for reinstatement assessed. For more information on the reinstatement process, please see here.

IV Therapy Course (Assiniboine Community College)
Some practical nurses whose training pre-dates the current Manitoba curriculum, or who were trained in other jurisdictions, may be required to take additional education in IV therapy.  The IV Therapy course listed above is the course approved by the CLPNM for that purpose.

Physical Health Assessment (Assinboine Community College)
Some practical nurses who were educated in other jurisdictions may be required to take additional education in physical health assessment.  The course listed above is the course approved by the CLPNM for that purpose.

Other Learning Opportunities

The following lists of continuing education opportunities may be of interest to licensed practical nurses. These programs are not reviewed or approved by the CLPNM, and are listed here for information only. These lists are not comprehensive, and no endorsement by the CLPNM is implied. Also note that, while some of the resources listed on this page may be acceptable learning interventions for the purposes of the CLPNM’s Continuing Competence Program (CCP), and some may not be, such as  those that provide the opportunity to review entry-level nursing knowledge. Consult the CCP Instruction Guide for more information.

Courses and Programs Offered in Manitoba

Distance and Online Programs

Distance and Online Courses

Online Modules and Webinars

Certification Examinations

Other Education Providers

Other Online Resources

Guides to Evaluating Information

If you plan to engage in self-directed study to augment your nursing knowledge, peer-reviewed journal articles, textbooks and other scholarly sources are recommended. If you plan to review popular sources, such as web pages, be sure to evaluate the quality of the information. Here are some guides that may help you.