Practice Consultation

CLPNBC offers consultation services to LPNs, employers, and the public about LPN practice in BC.

If you are an LPN facing a new or unfamiliar ethical dilemma, or an unfamiliar practice situation, it may be helpful to discuss the matter with a CLPNBC Nursing Practice Advisor. The Nursing Practice Advisors can advise you on topics related to CLPNBC's mandate including:

CLPNBC does not provide clinical or legal advice.

How Can I Access Practice Consultation Services?

CLPNBC Nursing Practice Advisors are experienced LPNs who hold current registration with CLPNBC, and are dedicated to responding to your questions and concerns. You can contact them by telephone or email. 

Telephone: 778.373.3101  |  Toll free in B.C: 1.877.373.2201

Contact

Practice Area

Alejandro Otero, LPN
Nursing Practice Advisor
Tel extension: 4305
aotero@clpnbc.org 
  • Northern Health Authority
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • Providence Health Care Authority
  • Provincial Health Services Authority 
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Denice Evanishin, LPN
Nursing Practice Advisor
Tel extension: 4505
devanishin@clpnbc.org
  • First Nations Health Authority 
  • Interior Health Authority
  • Corrections
Melanie Hendrickson, LPN
Nursing Practice Advisor
Tel extension: 4511
  • Island Health Authority
  • First Nations Health Authority
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • Providence Heath Care Authority
  • Provincial Health Services Authority 
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

 

Confidentiality

Practice consultation is confidential within the limits of the legislation and CLPNBC’s standards of practice. All nurses, including CLPNBC staff, have a duty to take action when they learn of an LPN with professional misconduct, incompetence or impaired practice. LPNs are required to report this information to CLPNBC’s Inquiry & Discipline Program.