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Scope of Practice of RNs & LPNs

Season 2, Ep. 4

This collaborative presentation between the College of Registered Nurses of NL (CRNNL) and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of NL (CLPNNL) outlines the similarities and differences between RNs and LPNs scope of practice. The presenters speak about regulatory expectations, professional accountability, self-reflections on individual scope of practice, client predictability, assignment, and they conclude the presentation with a practice scenario.

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    Original Presentation Date: 30 October 2023Re-released due to technical issues This collaborative presentation between the College of Registered Nurses of NL (CRNNL) and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of NL (CLPNNL) outlines the similarities and differences between RNs and LPNs scope of practice. The presenters speak about regulatory expectations, professional accountability, self-reflections on individual scope of practice, client predictability, assignment, and they conclude the presentation with a practice scenario.Original Presentation Date: 30 October 2023