Continuing Education Opportunities
There are many continuing education opportunities available for LPNs to pursue. Click on an item below to expand and learn more about earning CEP hours in those categories.
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
We aspire to offer the highest-quality training, and be the most trusted, accessible provider of counselling skills, mental health, and violence prevention resources.
Click here to view on-site training, webinars, workshops and resource manuals
Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
ACHIEVE provides professional development training in the areas of leadership and workplace performance to over 15,000 people each year. We welcome you to join our community of learners.
- LEAD 201CE Leadership in Nursing (40 CEP hours)
- NRSG 252CE Patient Safety (30 CEP hours)
- NRSG 253CE Community Nursing (30 CEP hours)
- NURG 254CE IV Therapy/Blood&Prod Comp LPN (15 CEP hours)
- NRSG 255CE Nasogastric Tube Insert ComLPN (15 CEP hours)
- NRSG 256CE Tracheostomy Care CompleterLPN (15 CEP hours)
- NURS 227CE Health Assessment for LPNs (60 CEP hours)
- PHAR-1608 Safe Medication Administration (60 CEP hours)
- NURS-1633 Mood Disorders (15 CEP hours)
- NURS-1634 Psycho-Social Assessment (15 CEP hours)
- NURS-1656 Principles of Foot Care/LPN (75 CEP hours)
- NURS-1657 CPNRE Preparation
- NURS-1658 Principles/Outpatient Surgery (60 CEP hours)
- NURS-1672 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (15 CEP hours)
- NURS-1674 Therapeutic Communication (15 CEP hours)
- NURS-1677 Roles/Responsibilities/Ethics (30 CEP hours)
- NURS-1680 Care of Patient/Kidney Disease (60 CEP hours)
- NURS-1681 Venipuncture Specialty Prac (4 CEP hours)
- NURS-1684 Care of Patient/Low Ext Wounds (60 CEP hours)
- NURS-1685 Health Record Documentation (15 CEP hours)
- NURS-1673 Mgt/OR/MDR (60 CEP hours)
- NURS 1693 - Pain Management (Average 60 CEP Hours)
70+ online courses that are various lengths and prices. The course descriptions outline the number of contact hours for each course.
CCPNR Code of Ethics for LPNs - delivered by Learning LPN (1 CE Hour)
Patient Assessment - delivered by Learning Nurse (1 CE Hour)
"Learning to Learn"- delivered by Learning Nurse (1 CE Hour)
Death, Dying, Grief and Self-Care Training for Healthcare Providers - delivered by Alive in Death (24 CE Hours for all 8 Modules)
Addiction Medicine Diploma - British Columbia Centre for Substance Abuse (CEP hours - track real time)
The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness - University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine(CE Hours TBD)
e-Aerobics Course - Stroke Engine - Heart & Stroke Foundation. Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery (9 CE Hours)
Suicide: Facing the Difficult Topic Together - Empowering Nurses, Instilling Hope in Patients - Mental Health Commission of Canada (CE Hours TBD)
Understanding Dementia. Free Online Course - Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre | University of Tasmania (7 week Certificate course)
Mental Health First Aid Workshop - Listrom Training & Consulting Mental Health First Aid Certification Workshop
Feb. 28 & Mar. 1, 2019 OR Mar. 16 - 17, 2019
Immunization Competencies 3rd Edition - Canadian Paediatric Society (CEP Hours - claim real-time)
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Nursing Documentation - CLPNA (avg. 6 CE hours)
Infection Prevention and Control - CLPNA (avg. 8 CE hours)
Anaphylaxis- CLPNA (avg. 8 CE hours)
Pressure Ulcers Treatment - CLPNA (avg. 8 CE hours)
Medication Drug Calculation - CLPNA (avg. 2 CE hours)
Health Assessment - CLPNA (avg. 6 CE hours)
Diagnostic Testing and Lab Values - CLPNA (avg. 8 CE hours)
Medical Language and Terminology - CLPNA (avg. 8 CE hours)
Infusion Therapy - CLPNA (avg. 8 CE hours)
Relational Practice - CLPNA (avg. 8 hours)
Elder Abuse - CLPNA (ang. 8 hours)
AdvancingIn provides up to date, online, and free of charge programs and technology to healthcare professionals across Canada. Their Program Directory has multiple topics to choose from that can be included in the mandatory 8 hours. Any articles, webinars, or audio-visuals will be included in Optional Education - Other Learning Resources.
Explore over 1300 online Continuing Education courses and journal articles (journal articles are optional education) all at affordable prices! The course descriptions outline the number of contact hours for each course and journal article.
700+ online Continuing Education courses, with several courses that are free to complete. The course descriptions outline the number of contact hours for each course.
Over a 100 online learning courses and webinars that cover topics related to all facets of nursing. Prices range from $20US - $150US. The course descriptions outline the number of contact hours for each course.
de Souza Institute offers health care professionals online courses with advanced knowledge and expertise to handle every possible cancer and palliative care situation.
John Collins Consulting Inc. - Find all below Modules here
Anger and Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 7 weeks)
Augmented LPN Practice (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 8 weeks)
Client Assessment (avg. 6 CE hours per week, for 12 weeks)
Critical Thinking in Nursing (avg. 3.5 CE hours twice per week, for 6 weeks)
Documentation in Nursing (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 6 weeks)
Leadership for LPN Practice (avg. 6 CE hours per week, for 12 weeks)
Introduction to Nursing Ethics for Licensed Practical Nurses (avg. 5 CE hours per week, for 6 weeks)
Nursing Clients with Dementia (avg.4 CE hours per week, for 8 weeks)
Professional Boundaries in Nursing (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 5 weeks)
Professional Communications in Nursing (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 6 weeks)
Professionalism in Nursing (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 6 weeks)
Time Management for Nursing Practice (avg. 4 CE hours per week, for 6 weeks)
Career & Professional Development Program
November 2018 - April 2019
See Program Details Here: Career & Professional Development
The following are examples of potential reading articles for self study. The amount of CE credits is determined by the actual time spent on each article.
RESPVideos - Educational Respiratory Online Videos - Presented by Lung Health Institute of Canada & Breath The Lung Association
CE hours are based on time of completion.
Offical SALPN events can contribute to your CEP points. We will let you know in advance whether the education is classified as a Formal or Informal activity.
SALPN Education Conference & Annual General Meeting (Typically in May)
SALPN Professional Development Day (Typically in October)
CEP Hours are based on actual time of meetings.
For more information on SALPN Council, click here.
LPNs can collect CEP points by serving on the SALPN Council. The Council is composed of LPNs from around the province whose mandate is to govern the workings of the SALPN. The SALPN will notify the membership when there is a vacant Council seat and the steps required to apply.
CEP Hours are based on the actual time of meetings.
For more information on SALPN Committees, click here.
LPNs can collect CEP points by serving on a SALPN committee. Committees are working groups comprised of LPNs who assist in the SALPN Council and Staff in the various capacities. The SALPN will notify the membership when there is a vacant committee seat and the steps required to apply.
LPNs are encouraged to inform their manager, director, educator that they are interested in being a preceptor for a practical nursing student. Preceptors assist student PNs while working through their educational requirements and provide guidance and leadership.
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