The Canadian Council for Practical Nurse Regulators (CCPNR) is a federation of provincial and territorial members identified in legislation responsible for the safety of the public through the regulation of Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses.
The Canadian Network of National Associations of Regulators (CNNAR) is the federation of national organizations whose provincial and territorial members are identified in legislation as responsible for protection of the public through the self-regulation of professions and occupations.
Practical Nurses Canada (PN Canada), incorporated in 1975, is the national association representing provincial/territorial licensed practical nurse organizations and affiliated individuals from across Canada.
Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada (RPNC)
An incorporated body, the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada (RPNC) provides a unified provincial, national and international voice for Canadian Registered Psychiatric Nurses with a vision to provide quality mental health services for all Canadians.
The provincial regulatory bodies that make up the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada are:
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia Suite 307-2502 St. Johns Street, Port Moody, BC V3H 2B4 Tel: (604) 931-5200; Fax: (604) 931-5277 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.crpnbc.ca
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba 1854 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3J 0G9 Tel: (204) 888-484; Fax: (204) 888-8638 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.crpnm.mb.ca
Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan 2055 Lorne St., Regina, SK S4P 2M4 Tel: (306) 586-4617; Fax: (306) 586-6000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.rpnas.com
ANBLPN has two purposes: 1. That of an Association which promotes and seeks the betterment of Practical Nurses as well as promoting cooperation and understanding between Licensed Practical Nurses, other health care providers and the public. 2. That of a Registering Authority which ensures the public that proper standards of nursing care will be provided.
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) is the regulatory body for the province's over 8000 Licensed Practical Nurses. The College's members play vital roles in Alberta's health care system and provide health care services in a variety of settings and contexts including, but not limited to Acute Care, Maternal Child, Pediatrics, Continuing Care, Mental Health, Public Health, and Community Agencies.
The CLPNBC is a regulatory organization established by the provincial government. It is required to operate within the parameters of several legislative structures. The legislation and regulation requirements provide the legal framework within which the CLPNBC, its staff, board, and committees work to protect the safety of the public.
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) is the governing body for the Licensed Practical Nurses in Manitoba. The College's duty is to carry out its activities and govern its members in a manner that serves and protects the public interest. The College establishes requirements to enter the profession and assures the quality of the practice of LPNs through the development and enforcement of standards and practice and continuing competence programs.
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL) is the governing body for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mission is to protect the public through the promotion of efficient, ethical nursing care, regulation of licensed practical nurses practice, the licensure of Practical Nurses and setting the strategic direction for the CLPNNL.
The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is the governing body for the 145,000 registered nurses (RNs), registered practical nurses (RPNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) in Ontario, Canada. The College regulates nursing to protect the public interest and sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes and enforces standards of nursing practice, and assures the quality of practice of the profession and the continuing competence of nurses.
L'Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec a pour mandat d'assurer la protection du public en exerçant une surveillance de l'exercice de la profession par le biais des divers mécanismes prévus par le Code des professions et ses règlements. L'Ordre a aussi pour mission de favoriser le développement professionnel de ses membres tout en visant l'excellence, et ce, afin de contribuer à l'amélioration de la qualité des soins et de la santé de la population.
The Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN) regulates Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Saskatchewan. The SALPN registers and issues licenses to LPNs from within the province or outside the province/country who meet the entry to practice requirements as set out for the profession. Anyone practising as an LPN in Saskatchewan must hold a current Practising License or Graduate Practical Nurse license to practice.