Practice Guidelines

The SALPN develops Practice Guidelines to provide relevant information on practical nursing practice.  The guidelines provide guidance and clarity to LPNs, employers and the public regarding the LPN scope of practice.

Please feel free to print the documents below for your own use and reference.

 

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Independent PracticePractice Guidelines02/28/20201.04 MBpracticeguidelines

Foot CarePractice Guidelines12/04/2019715 KBpracticeguidelines

Practice Guideline – Specialized Areas of PracticeCompetencies, Practice Guidelines08/28/20191.63 MBcompetencies practiceguidelines

Practice Guideline – Direct Intravenous PushCompetencies, Practice Guidelines08/28/2019976 KBcompetencies practiceguidelines

Practice Guideline – ImmunizationCompetencies, Practice Guidelines08/28/20191.10MBcompetencies practiceguidelines

Central Venous Catheters/ Central Lines/ Infusion TherapyPractice Guidelines06/04/2019122.71 KBpracticeguidelines

LPN Practice in SaskatchewanLegislative Interpretations, Practice Guidelines03/15/20190.7 MBlegislative-interpretations practiceguidelines

Point of Entry to CarePractice Guidelines12/01/20130.1 MBpracticeguidelines

Medication AdministrationPractice Guidelines12/01/20130.1 MBpracticeguidelines

Medical Assistance in DyingPractice Guidelines01/01/20180.1 MBpracticeguidelines

Patient Safety Related to Hours of Work and FatiguePractice Guidelines12/01/20130.2 MBpracticeguidelines

DocumentationPractice Guidelines12/01/20130.2 MBpracticeguidelines

Assignment of Tasks to Unregulated Care ProvidersPractice Guidelines09/01/20120.2 MBpracticeguidelines

Alternative Therapies / Dual PracticePractice Guidelines02/01/20160.1 MBpracticeguidelines

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