Practice Directives

CLPNPEI’s practice directives provide practical nurses, employers, and the general public with information regarding the professional accountability and expectations of practical nurses in Prince Edward Island.  They reflect relevant legislation and are designed to help practical nurses understand their responsibilities and legal obligations, so they can make safe and ethical nursing decisions. Practice Guidelines are designed to be used in conjunction with the Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, and with other practice directives found on the College website at

All licensed practical nurses and graduate practical nurses are expected to review, understand and comply with the information disseminated in practice directives.