Practice Directions

CLPNM’s practice directions provide practical nurses, employers, and the general public with information regarding the professional expectations of practical nurses in Manitoba. All practical nurses – including student practical nurses, graduate practical nurses, and licensed practical nurses – are expected to review, understand and comply with the information disseminated in practice directions.

Any practical nurse who has questions about the professional expectations set out in these documents is encouraged to contact the CLPNM Practice Department at

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