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.

 

Document LinkTitleDocument CategoriesPublish DateFile Sizedocument_category_hfilter

Self EmploymentPractice Guidelines12/04/2019762 KBpracticeguidelines

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

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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LPNs, are you interested in serving the public as a member of the SALPN Council? Did you know the SALPN is delegated the responsibility to regulate the profession on behalf of the government? Watch this video to learn more about the role.https://salpn.com/wp-content/uploads/Council-Elections-Informational-Video-v2.mp4

The regulation of professions is a provincial responsibility, but part of the responsibility is harmonizing with the regulators of other Canadian provinces. Nursing regulators from across Canada and the NNAS are discussing assessment of nursing education from around the world.

Beginning in 2022, LPNs writing the licensure exam will be tested on updated entry level competencies. You can review them here: https://salpn.com/wp-content/uploads/CCPNR-ELCs_2020E-SALPN-LOGO.pdf

Are you aware of the formalities of the disciplinary process? SALPN has created a new document to help understand disciplinary proceedings. Find it here: https://salpn.com/wp-content/uploads/Disciplinary-Proceedings-Doc.pdf #publicprotection

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