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.

Document LinkTitleDocument CategoriesPublish DateFile Sizedocument_category_hfilter

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

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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Increased COVID-19 exposure:
Saskatchewan Health Authority is notifying the public that individuals who tested COVID-19 positive were at businesses in Warman and Saskatoon when likely infectious.
https://www.saskhealthauthority.ca/news/releases/Pages/news-releases-Pages-2020-September-Increased-COVID-19-exposure-for-businesses-in-Saskatoon-and-Warman.aspx

Today Canada and SALPN honour #orangeshirtday2020. Together we acknowledge and learn more about the healing journey of the survivors, their families, and all who were impacted by the residential schools and the ongoing effects that continue today.
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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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