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Emergency Temporary License in response to COVID-19 for LPNs not currently in practice
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL) is the regulatory (licensing) body for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
An emergency temporary license is available for practical nurses who wish to return to nursing practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergency temporary license is only for the purpose of returning to practice to assist in response to COVID-19. The emergency temporary license is not for those who intend to obtain ongoing employment in NL.

The emergency temporary license for COVID-19 response is for 3 months with a possible extension.

Who Can Apply?
To be eligible for an emergency temporary license in relation to COVID-19 response, the applicant must:
• Have previously been licensed with CLPNNL or
• Currently hold a license to practice in another Canadian Jurisdiction.
• If not currently, or previously, licensed have successfully completed a program of
education for practical nurses approved by the CLPNNL Board in Canada within the past 12 months and have not failed a writing of the approved practical nurse licensure exam.

[INTAKE AND PROCESSING CURRENLY PAUSED]
  • Return of retirees
  • Fast-track trainees
  • Licensure flexibility
  • Interjurisdictional mobility
  • Nurses - Licensed Practical
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL) is the regulatory (licensing) body for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Community Health Services
  • Critical Care
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Home Care Services
  • Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care
  • Mental Health Services
  • Primary Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Other
Research Intervention - outcome data available
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL)
709-579-3843
Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
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