Events




WEBINAR: Nurses in Independent Practice

Independent Practice is the application of nursing knowledge, skill, and principles outside of a traditional healthcare organization or setting.


The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA), the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), are pleased to present this webinar, intended to help guide nurses who currently engage in or who are considering independent or self-employed practice and the delivery of health services. It is important to be appropriately informed and prepared prior to starting your own business as a regulated health professional.

The following information will be covered:
1. Scope of Practice
2. Regulatory Requirements
3. Definition of Independent Practice
4. Context of Nursing Practice
5. Preparation for Independent Practice
6. Advertising
7. Liability Coverage


This webinar includes a live Q&A with CRPNA, CARNA and CLPNA representatives.

WEBINAR: Nurses in Independent Practice

September 14, 2020 – 12:00 – 1:00pm (MST)
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aQmUzVq6RVaF6cj0ki8e7g  

ABOUT WEBINARS

A webinar is a live seminar attended using an internet-connected computer or mobile device, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the live presentation and ask questions. Registration is required to receive the website link to the presentation and email reminders.

Unable to attend or want to watch again? This presentation will be recorded and made available on the CLPNA’s YouTube Channel  .







WEBINAR: Collaborative Practice in Nursing

Collaborative practice is a foundation for quality care.  Professionals working together with shared decision-making, open communication and mutual trust are fundamental to collaborative nursing practice.

The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA), the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), are pleased to present a webinar based on the Collaborative Practice in Nursing 
document.

The document and webinar are intended to support Alberta’s nurses in developing positive intraprofessional relationships by incorporating collaborative principles into their practice.

Collaborative Practice Principles that will be discussed:

  1. Client-Centered Care
  2. Role Clarity
  3. Trust and Respect
  4. Effective Communication
  5. Shared Decision-Making
  6. Collaborative Leadership

This webinar includes a live Q&A with CRPNA, CARNA and CLPNA representatives.

WEBINAR: Collaborative Practice in Nursing

October 15, 2020 – 12:00 – 1:00pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GEPsGHLwSAiLl8BNA_YFhg


ABOUT WEBINARS
A webinar is a live seminar attended using an internet-connected computer or mobile device, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the live presentation and ask questions. Registration is required to receive the website link to the presentation and email reminders.

Unable to attend or want to watch again? This presentation will be recorded and made available on the CLPNA’s YouTube Channel.

Questions regarding registering for the webinar? Contact the CLPNA’s Professional Development Department at profdev@clpna.com, 780.484.8886 or 1.800.661.5877 (toll-free in Alberta).





      

 

WEBINAR: Social Media: e-Professionalism for Nurses

Nurses must be aware of social media’s evolving culture, understand its ever-changing technology, and have the professional judgment and decision making to use it appropriately as outlined in the
Social Media: e-Professionalism for Nurses document from Alberta’s nursing colleges.

The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA), College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA), and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) developed this document in collaboration to aid nurses in better understanding the importance of maintaining professionalism and making informed decisions when considering the use of any electronic form of communication.

This webinar will assist nurses to:

  1. Develop Social media competence
  2. Increase awareness of the risks and benefits of social media
  3. Apply the principles of social media e-professionalism

Includes a live Q&A with CRPNA, CARNA, and CLPNA representatives.


WEBINAR: Social Media: e-Professionalism for RPNs

November 3, 2020 – 3:00 – 4:00pm (MST)

Register for November 3 Webinar

 

ABOUT WEBINARS

A webinar is a live seminar attended using an internet-connected computer or mobile device, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the live presentation and ask questions. Registration is required to receive the website link to the presentation and email reminders.

Unable to attend or want to watch again? This presentation will be recorded and made available on the CLPNA’s YouTube Channel.

Questions regarding registering for the webinar? Contact the CLPNA’s Professional Development Department at Ask CLPNA, profdev@clpna.com, 780-484-8886 or 1-800-661-5877 (toll-free in Alberta).

Conferences





MDMA-Assisted Therapy: Ethics and Law

One Day Webinar Conference Featuring
Rick Doblin, Founder of Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)


Hosted by
Neil McArthur – University of Manitoba
Darek Dawda – Enhanced Therapy Institute

November 7, 2020

$35

(Students can contact info@enhancedtherapy.ca for a complimentary ticket.)

Registration@enhancedtherapy.ca/conference

Join world’s leading researchers for an in-depth discussion of ethical, clinical, and legal issues related to MDMA-Assisted Therapy, a new form of therapy that combines psychological treatment and a powerful psychoactive MDMA medication. Promising clinical research suggests that this unique therapy might become medically available in Canada and USA for treatment of trauma as early as 2022. Presenters will discuss issues such as safety, training and regulation, equity and access, and broader future healing potential such as relationship healing. The conference will consider MDMA-assisted therapy within the broader context of psychedelic-assisted therapy, and will offer global, cultural, and historical perspectives on the issue.

 


Courses





Stackable Certificate Master of Nursing Program

Registered Psychiatric Nurses can complete a graduate certificate as part of their professional development plan and receive credit towards a UCalgary Master of Nursing degree! Specializations include topics on aging; addiction and mental health; innovations in teaching and learning; health-care innovation and design and leadership in health system transformation.

For more information:  
https://nursing.ucalgary.ca/future-students/graduate/stackable-certificate-mn 
Email:  nursgrad@ucalgary.ca

Psychiatric Nursing Education Programs

For those thinking of entering a psychiatric nursing program read more about where you can obtain your education.

Healthy Minds / Healthy Children - Online Continuing Professional Development

FREE for Alberta Professionals / Accredited Online Modules / Interprofessional Learning Click here for more information on what is available


Safer Opioid Prescribing - University of Toronto Webinars beginning in January 2018



The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute provides training and resources in the areas of counselling, mental health and violence prevention.  All training materials are developed through the lens of our core beliefs, including the importance of being culturally sensitive and trauma-informed.  We are currently offering a 15% discount on our workshops to CRPNA members.  For details on workshops coming to Alberta, please go to CTRI Alberta Public Workshops .  Enter the discount code CTRICRPNA at checkout.