The Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN) has the duty to regulate the licensed practical nurse profession in a manner that serves and protects the public of Saskatchewan. The SALPN does not advocate on behalf of or in the interests of its LPN members.
What We Do
- Serve and protect the Saskatchewan public
- Make decisions in the public interest and not in the interests of SALPN members
- Regulate the profession and govern according to The Licensed Practical Nurses Act, 2000 and the bylaws
- Assure the public of the knowledge, skill, proficiency and competency of the profession’s members
- Intervene in cases of unacceptable practice through a comprehensive Complaints, Investigation and Discipline process
- Approve practical nurse education programs
- Establish, maintain and enforce:
- registration requirements
- a continuing competency program
- Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
Our Values in Action
- Our programs, processes and communications reflect our commitment to public service.
- We accomplish our mandate in collaboration with others.
- We demonstrate our professionalism, our ethics and our competence every day.
- We appreciate the uniqueness of every person we interact with and foster inclusive relationships built on mutual respect.
- We lead by seeking new ideas and opportunities to add value to regulatory outcomes.