Happy Holidays!

The CLPNS wishes you and your families a safe and happy holiday season and all the best in 2023!  The CLPNS office is closed for the holidays beginning December 23, 2022, and will reopen on January 3, 2023. 

Retiring or Already Retired?

Are you already retired or thinking about retiring and not sure how to proceed with your licensed practical nurse license? Click the button below for the information!

Prepare your Council Nomination

CLPNS Members, Two Council positions are available for nomination in 2023. Vice-Chair Council Member Start preparing your nomination to run for CLPNS Council. Your nomination may include information such as your professional and personal biography, nomination photo and attributes you may bring to the Council. Nomination submissions are uploaded through an online process.  Click the button below for the nomination and …

Want to Join the CLPNS Team?

View the professional regulation employment opportunity and job description by clicking on the document below.

Do you have a Sasktel.net email on file with the SALPN?

MEMBERS:   If you have issues with not receiving CLPNS emails/codes AND you have a Sasktel.net email, please log in to your email from Sasktel.net (webmail) from a browser and search your Spam folder for emails from us. You can right-click on the email and choose “Mark as safe” or “shift + j” to get the email to your inbox …

Oct. 6, 2022 CLPNS News

      October 6, 2022 2023 Licensure Renewal Practice Hour Extension Application Reporting a Criminal Charge or Conviction Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closure 2023 Licensure Renewal  Annual renewal opens soon. You will receive an email once it’s ready to go! Important Dates October 15, 2022: renewal opens December 1, 2022: renewal deadline December 2, 2022: late fees begin December 31, …

Sept. 1, 2022 CLPNS News

  September 1, 2022 The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness Course  Bylaw Consultation: Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) and Graduate Licensed Practical Nurse (GLPN) licensure CEP Reminder   The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness LPNs are accountable to practice in a culturally safe manner respective of diversity, equity and inclusion.  The University of Saskatchewan offers a course called “The Role …

CLPNS Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00AM – 4:00PM The office is closed on Fridays. Closed All Statutory Holidays

CLPNS News Feb. 2, 2022 – Licensure Audit, Council Nominations and More

      February 2, 2022 Annual Licensure Audit – February 1, 2022 CLPNS Council Nominations are Open! CLPNS Council Update Upcoming CEP Opportunity Pre-Authorized Payment Plan (PPP) Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Program (SHIRP) The Annual CLPNS Licensure Audit Began February 1, 2022 All members selected for the audit have received a separate email with instructions on complying with the …

Jan. 12, 2022 CLPNS News

  January 12, 2022 SHA Opportunities Registration Registration Status Changes Pre-Authorized Payment Plan New Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Plan CLPNS Council Nominations Welcome to 2022! We hope you and your families are doing well and staying safe as we enter another year with COVID-19. Thank you for all that you do; your hard work is highly respected, and with your …

CLPNS News Oct. 13, 2021 – 2022 Renewal & Practice Documents

2022 Registration Renewal opens on October 15th, 2021! Important Dates October 15, 2021: renewal opens December 1, 2021: renewal deadline December 2, 2021: late fees begin December 31, 2021: registrations expire at midnight January 1, 2022: must be licensed to work! Tips for a Smooth Renewal Before you begin: Do not rush or leave renewal to the last minute!

COVID-19 Updates from Health Canada

Dear Health Care Professionals,    As part of our commitment to keep Canadians informed, Health Canada is continuing to make every effort to ensure COVID-19 updates are provided to healthcare professionals on a regular basis.    Since August 2021, Health Canada has published the following updates, for your information:  On August 27, 2021, Health Canada authorized Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for individuals of 12 to 17 years …

CLPNS Expectations for Sharing Evidence-Informed Immunization information.

  Sharing Evidence – Informed Immunization Info Adapted with permission from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), September 27, 2021 The following information was prepared by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Because the CLPNS has a similar mandate as a regulator, the CLPNS expects all Saskatchewan LPNs to follow this guidance. The links …

CLPNS News Sept. 15, 2021 – Cultural Advisory Committee, September 30, 2021, No Cheques and More

  The CLPNS is committed to learning about and incorporating Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous knowledge into our work, decision-making, and governance.  We recognize we cannot do this alone and look for individuals with various backgrounds and lived experiences to help us learn and grow. If you or someone you know may be interested in sharing insight and providing guidance to …

CLPNS News August 18, 2021 – Approved Bylaws & New Standards of Practice

  Approval of Regulatory Bylaws The CLPNS was notified that the Regulatory Bylaws approved on May 18, 2021, AGM was approved by the Minister of Health and published in the Saskatchewan Gazette.       Highlighted changes of the Regulatory Bylaws are: Removing of the Honourary Life Member category of membership Requiring that the national licensure exam must be passed within …

We’re Seeking Feedback!

As part of our external consultation process, the CLPNS seeks feedback from our stakeholders until Sept. 3, 2021. The consultations can be found by clicking the link below.  https://clpns.com/salpn-bylaw-consultations/

CLPNS News June 16, 2021 – Survey, Code of Ethics, CEP Opportunity and More

    The CLPNS Council wants to hear from you. The Council is responsible for developing SALPN’s goals and priorities for the next 3-5 years with a strategic plan.  Help the Council develop their next strategic plan by providing input about the things you think will impact SALPN’s role as a regulator. Click below to complete a 3 -minute survey! All responses are anonymous and appreciated. Take …

CLPNS News June 2, 2021 – Status Changes, Renewal and AGM Recording

    Registration Status Changes   Will you need to change your current registration status in 2021?  Changes from Non-Practicing to Practicing or Practicing to Non-Practicing have never been easier!  Simply log into your CLPNS Member Portal, and with a few clicks, you can send us your application. Once the CLPNS Registration Team reviews and approves your submission, an invoice is generated. You can …

2021 CLPNS AGM

The CLPNS AGM took place on May 18, 2021, at 1:00 PM. Click the link below to watch the 2021 AGM Live Recording.

CLPNS News April 21, 2021 – Education Conference, Standards of Practice & PPP

    Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses in Canada Late in 2020, the CLPNS officially rescinded support for the perioperative-specific practice standards. The Standards of Practice and Competencies for Perioperative Licensed Practical Nurses document was developed in 2010 by the Canadian Council of Practical Nurse Regulators (CCPNR) with the participation of regulator members from across Canada and adopted by the CLPNS …

CLPNS News March 24, 2021 – COVID-19 Information, Council Nominations and More

    COUNCIL NOMINATIONS The deadline to submit your Council Nomination is fast approaching! Nominations close April 1st at 11:59pm. Learn more about the Council and the nominations process by clicking below. Click here for Council Information and the online nomination form   Nominations are currently being accepted for Council Members and Council Vice-Chair.   Did you know that 2021 is the first year …

CLPNS News March 10, 2021 – Council Nominations, Bylaw Resolutions and Consultation, Licensure Audit and More

  COUNCIL NOMINATIONS Are you interested in becoming a member of the CLPNS Council?  Nominations are currently being accepted for Council Members and Council Vice-Chair.  https://louisvillemensclinic.com/the-mens-clinic-experience/ Later in 2021, the Council will develop the SALPN’s next strategic plan, setting the direction of the CLPNS for the next few years!  Would you like to be part of this exciting work? Learn more about the …

CLPNS News Feb. 24, 2021 – Upcoming Audit, LPNs Needed, Specializations and More

  REGISTRATION & LICENSURE AUDIT The CLPNS is preparing the annual registration and licensure audit, which will begin in early March. The CLPNS performs audits to ensure that members have complied with their legislative responsibilities regarding hours of practice, CEPs, criminal records, and registration as an independent practitioner. The audit is a tool to verify whether LPNS met the renewal …

CLPNS News Feb. 10, 2021 – LPNs Needed, ICMRA Message, Nominations and More!

  The following organizations have reached out to the CLPNS and indicated an emergent need for temporary LPNs to assist them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact these employers directly; the CLPNS does not have any further information.  Samaritan Place – Saskatoon, SK Permanent Full-Time LPN position – 12 hour shifts Contact: Jennifer Marin 306-986-1463 jmarin@samaritanplace.ca Crocus Plains Villa Inc. …

CLPNS News Jan. 27, 2021 – Foot Care, Liability Insurance & Independent Practice, Council Nominations & More!

    Liability Insurance & Independent Practice As a Practicing or GLPN member, you are automatically provided with liability coverage. The program includes coverage for faults, errors, omissions and negligence for services an LPN provides while practicing within their scope and duties.  Please find details on our website about the liability insurance the CLPNS provides by clicking here.   If you are self-employed (engaged in Independent Practice), you must obtain your own additional …

Need to Contact the CLPNS about LPN Practice, Standards, Ethics, or the CEP Program?

Beginning January 1, 2021, the CLPNS Practice Department will no longer accept telephone inquiries. All inquiries must be submitted through the online submission form or direct email to practice@clpns.com. Why are we making this change?  There are several reasons for the change, they are: When an inquiry comes in, we want to provide you with the best possible advice. Often …

CLPNS News Dec. 30 – Happy New Year, Practice Inquiries and More

  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE CLPNS COUNCIL & STAFF 2020 was a challenging year for us all. Here is to all the best in 2021! May you and your family stay happy, healthy, and safe. Thank you to all CLPNS Members serving the public throughout the year, and especially during the holiday season. The CLPNS is closed for the …

CLPNS News Dec. 2, 2020 – Renewal Late Fees, Office Closure, Bylaw Update

    Dec. 2, 2020 2021 Renewal – Late Fees in Effect Regulatory Bylaws Approved A Message from the SRNA Health Canada  –  Information Update for Healthcare Professionals The 2021 Renewal deadline has passed. If you haven’t renewed your 2021 registration, a late fee will be applied in addition to the regular Practicing or Non-Practicing fee. Late fees: Dec. 2 …

CLPNS News Nov. 18 – Renewal, CEP and a Message from Health Canada

  Nov. 18, 2020 2021 Renewal CEP FAQ’s Information update for Healthcare Professionals from Health Canada Practicing Registration: $450 Non-Practicing Registration: $60  Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020 Late fees: Dec. 2, 2020 – $100                    Dec. 16, 2020 – $200 Renew Now by Logging Into Your Member Portal Click here for all 2021 …

CLPNS News Nov. 4, 2020 – CCPNR Survey, PPP, CEP and More

  Nov. 4, 2020 Please Read! CCPNR Standards of Practice Survey Pre-Authorized Payment Plan (PPP) CEP & Renewal Call for Chairperson of the Discipline Committee Please read and review your 2021 renewal options carefully!  Many members have chosen an incorrect 2021 renewal option causing unnecessary stress not only to themselves but also to the CLPNS renewal support services.  Mistakes are …

CLPNS News Oct. 21, 2020 – Renewal, CEP, Discipline Committee & More

    Oct. 21, 2020 – Chair of the CLPNS Discipline Committee – 2021 Renewal – Questions about CEP? – Providing Immunizations Are you interested in serving as the Chairperson of the Discipline Committee?  The CLPNS Council is searching for individuals interested in serving as the Discipline Committee Chair for a three-year term beginning in January 2022. The Chair may …

CLPNS News Oct. 7, 2020 – Renewal and More!

    October 7 2020 – Renewal is Approaching! – What’s New in Renewal? – Immunizations – C&I Committee Deadline! In the few weeks, please watch your email inbox for information about your 2021 Renewal! There are a few new things to be aware of during your upcoming renewal.      Calculating your total 2020 practice hours?  There will be one space for your total hours …

CLPNS News Sept. 23, 2020 – CEP How-To Webinar, Immunizations & More

    September 23, 2020 – Immunization During Flu Season – Prepare your CEP for Renewal – C&I Committee – Apply Now! – Two-factor Authentication for Your Member Portal The 2021 Licensure Renewal is quickly approaching!  Watch your inbox for more details in October.  CEP How-To A new webinar is available at the CEP section of the CLPNS website. The …

CLPNS News – Sept. 9, 2020

    September 9, 2020 Seeking an alternate member of the C&I Committee Education Grants New Learning Resources Thank you! The Council is currently seeking an LPN to serve as an alternate member of the C&I Committee. An alternate member will be utilized in the event of a conflict of interest within the committee and is an excellent candidate to …

2020 CLPNS AGM

  August 19, 2020 Watch the recorded version here – 2020 CLPNS AGM  The 2020 AGM Package is prepared for everyone who attends the AGM. It provides all bylaws, explanation of the bylaws, procedures at meetings, and more. To ensure you are prepared to participate in the AGM, please to review the package before attending the event. 2020 AGM Package …

CLPNS News – July 8, 2020

  CLPNS News – July 8, 2020 COVID-19 Reminder 2020 AGM Add your 2020 CEP to Your Member Profile COVID-19 Reminder: Stop the Spread It is important to remember as LPN’s on the front line or in high risk facilities, the current public health orders from the Government of Saskatchewan to prevent the spread of COVID-19, as we go through …

NEW Licensure Audit Deadline – June 30, 2020

  Practice Hours & Criminal Record Check Audit 2020 The Practice Hours and Criminal Record Check Audit deadlines were postponed due to the effects of COVID-19. The new deadline for both audits is June 30, 2020. If you’ve been audited this year for either the Practice Hours or Criminal Record Check, please log in to your member portal and complete …

CLPNS News – April 1, 2020

  CLPNS News – April 1, 2020 SALPN’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 Pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation affecting every individual, group, family, and organization in society.  The CLPNS is accountable to the public through the Minister of Health.  The CLPNS Council and staff have worked diligently to ensure our responsibilities and obligations are fulfilled.   Operations: …

CLPNS is Closed to Visitors

    CLPNS News – March 18, 2020 CLPNS Enacts COVID-19 Precautions Licensure Audit 2020 Conference 2020 Annual General Meeting Council Nominations & Live Webinar Out of an abundance of caution, the CLPNS is practicing ‘social distancing’ and closing its doors to visitors while staying safely  ‘open for business’.    CLPNS remains open for business with staff available by email …

COVID-19 for Members – March 13, 2020

    Good afternoon LPNs, The situation resulting from the COVID-19 virus is rapidly evolving.   Firstly, the CLPNS would like to credit all health care providers for their efforts to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 and acknowledge the challenges yet to come.  We recognize that health care providers will encounter risks and demonstrate courage as the demands on the …

CLPNS News – Feb. 5, 2020

  CLPNS News – February 5, 2020 Sign-up now! Learning Resources Upload Your CEP Council Nominations – Coming Soon! Discipline Proceedings 2020 Conference & AGM – Registration Opening Soon! Enroll in the PPP today! Register for the CNA Consultation Starting Now Will Help in the End!  It’s never too early to begin adding your 2020 CEP hours to your CLPNS …