Blue Band Newsletter                                           Summer 2020

The Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses is the regulatory body for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in New Brunswick. Our mandate is protection of the public by promoting the provision of safe, competent, ethical and compassionate care by its registrants.


You asked....We listened!

Our new, updated website is currently under development.  Soon you will be able to login to your own profile on  Watch your inboxes for your new login details soon!

These updates will enable you to:

  • Update your address, email and phone number
  • Print your license
  • Print your tax receipts
  • Pay on-line for registration, courses and events

More information and the updated website is coming very soon!

Featured Licensed Practical Nurses in NB

Launching a new business can be challenging at the best of times but, starting a business during a global pandemic brings on a whole new dynamic. Meet Karen Everett and Nadine Facini, two Licensed Practical Nurses who started their own business, Ever New Foot Care, amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Contest Winners!

Congratulations to all of our LPN Day contest winners!  This year we ran an LPN Swag Prize Package contest and a Coffee Break contest.  Thank you to all those who submitted their photos in our #thisisnursing - we hope you all enjoyed our video compilation with all of your photos.  If you missed the video, you can check it out here:


Coffee Break Winners


Region 1 - Moncton

Congratulations Marc Paradis on winning a coffee break for his team in the OR at the Dr. Georges DuMont Hospital in Moncton!

Region 2 - Saint John

Congratulations Jennifer Howe on winning a coffee break for her team on 4CN at the Saint John Regional Hospital!

Region 3 - Fredericton

Congratulations Tracy Knox on winning a coffee break for her team at Pine Grove Nursing Home in Fredericton!

Region 4 - Campbellton

Congratulations Nancy Adams on winning a coffee break for her team at the Campbellton Nursing Home!

Region 5 - Acadienne Peninsula

Congratulations Anne Maltais on winnng a coffee break for her team at the Residence Inkerman!

Region 6 - Miramichi

Congratulations Barb Lefebvre for winning a coffee break for her team on 1 East at the Miramichi Regional Hospital!

LPN Swag Prize Package Winners

The following LPNs won the LPN Swag Prize Packages by submitting their #thisisnursng photos:

Region 1 - Crystal LeBlanc

Congratulations Crystal LeBlanc from the Moncton City Hospital - you got us with this great photo!!

Region 2 - Cindy Merrick

Congratulatios Cindy Merrick from Kingsway Care Centre in Quispamsis!

Region 3 - Aileen Anderson

Congratulations Aileen Anderson from the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton!.

Region 4 - Sonia St - Amand

Congratulations Sonia St-Amand from the Edmundston Regional Hospital!

Region 5 - Isabelle Basque

Congratulations Isabelle Basque from the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital!

Region 6 - Peggy Jardine

Congratulations Peggy Jardine from the Miramichi Regional Hospital!

Latest Webinars

If you missed any of our live webinars you can now watch them anytime at your convenience from our webpage or YouTube channel.

Webinars are a great option for achieving your learning goals if these are areas that pertain to your practice environment and are new knowledge to you!

Intraprofessional Collaboration: LPNs and RNs Working Together:

Foot Care: PPE and Review of National Foot Care Competencies:

NEW Care for the HIV Patient: July 9th at 1:30pm.

Registration Link:

In Memoriam

ANBLPN wouuld like to express their condolences on the passing of the following LPNs:

Shelley DiAdams, LPN

Shelley DiAdams passed away on January 6th, 2020. She was an LPN for 28 years and most recently was employed at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton.


Avis Dupere, LPN

Avis Dupere passed away on April 28th, 2020.  She was an LPN for 21 years and most recenlty was employed at the Veteran's Health Unit in Fredericton.


Stay connected with ANBLPN!

As a self-regulating professional, LPNs are responsible to stay informed on regulatory requirements. Ensuring that you are connected with ANBLPN is a great way to keep yourself informed. ANBLPN reaches out to their members through our website, newsletter, emails and social media.

The ANBLPN website ( has many resources to assist LPNs with their practice, continuing education and more!

ANBLPN also uses two social media platforms: Facebook and now Instagram! This is a great way to stay connected and become aware of what is new and upcoming! Be sure to follow us at:  and

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Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses
384 Smythe Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 3E4
Tel: (506) 453-0747 | Toll Free: 1-800-942-0222 | Fax: (506) 459-0503