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.

If you are unable to locate specific practice guidance documents, please email practice@salpn.com for assistance.

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Practice Guideline – Basic Foot Care and Advanced Foot CarePractice Guidelines01/27/2021715 KBpracticeguidelines

Independent PracticePractice Guidelines02/28/20201.04 MBpracticeguidelines

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

Medical Assistance in DyingPractice Guidelines01/01/20180.1 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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SALPN
2208 E Victoria Ave
Regina, Saskatchewan
Canada S4N 7B9

Phone: 306-525-1436
Toll Free: 888-257-2576
Fax: 306-347-7784

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