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 for assistance.

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Assignment of Tasks to Unregulated Care ProvidersPractice Guidelines01/01/2022140 KBpracticeguidelines

PreceptorshipPractice Guidelines09/01/2021300 KBpracticeguidelines

Client AbandonmentPractice Guidelines09/01/2021300 KBpracticeguidelines

Professional BoundariesPractice Guidelines09/01/2021368 KBpracticeguidelines

Foot CarePractice Guidelines01/27/2021715 KBpracticeguidelines

Independent PracticePractice Guidelines02/28/20201.04 MBpracticeguidelines

Specialized AreasCompetencies, Practice Guidelines11/23/20221.63 MBcompetencies practiceguidelines

IV PushCompetencies, Practice Guidelines09/01/2021976 KBcompetencies practiceguidelines

ImmunizationCompetencies, Practice Guidelines10/20/20221.10MBcompetencies practiceguidelines

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)Practice Guidelines01/01/20180.1 MBpracticeguidelines

Alternative TherapiesPractice Guidelines02/01/20160.1 MBpracticeguidelines



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