I am self-employed. How will my practice hours be verified if I am selected for an audit?

Section 27(1) of the LPN Act, requires you to track the hours you work in your nursing based business. If  selected for a practice hour audit, you will be required to verify your hours with a reconciliation of client receipts,

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I am anxious about the audit and worried I may not have completed my plan correctly. How can I get some help?

The College website, clpnns.ca, has a webpage devoted to CCP (http://clpnns.ca/ccp/). There are a number of good resources on the webpage. Practice Consultants are available over the phone (902-423-8517 or 1-800-718-8517), by email (PracticeConsultant@clpnns.ca), or in person, to support you

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Should I send the College certificates of completion or attendance?

No. The most important part of CCP is your reflective evaluation explaining how your learning has positively impacted client outcomes, not proof of your attendance to an in-service. Do not send certificates with your learning plan unless you are specifically requested

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How often can I be selected in the audit process?

Approximately every 5-8 years. However, even though the sample is random and created with a computer program, you could be selected more or less often.

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Do I submit my learning plan or self-assessment to the College every year if I am not being audited?

No. Do not submit any documents unless specifically asked. Keep them in your personal files at home.

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When should I expect to hear from the Committee regarding the review of my learning plan?

Within eight (8) weeks from the last day learning plans are due.

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What will happen if I do not submit the additional information or record of professional learning?

Your license will be moved to a one-time conditional license for 90-days. If you fail to comply with the requests of the committee your license will expire on day 91 and you will not be eligible to reinstate until you have

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What will happen if the CCP committee is unable to validate my learning plan?

You will receive notification from the College on behalf of the  committee by regular or electronic mail indicating your plan cannot be validated and the reasons for this decision. If the committee finds some evidence of compliance with CCP and feels your

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What happens when my learning plan is validated?

You will receive notification from the College on behalf of the committee by regular or electronic mail indicating your plan has been validated and you have successfully completed the CCP audit. No further action is required on your part. Most learning

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What does validation of my learning plan mean?

This means the CCP committee has verified your plan contains sufficient evidence of participation or compliance with the competence program requirements with appropriate learning goals, interventions, timelines and reflective evaluation.

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