The Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses (ANBLPN), is the regulatory authority for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in New Brunswick. The Association’s mandate is to protect the public by promoting the provision of safe, competent, ethical, and compassionate nursing services.

The Association sets, monitors and enforces standards for entry into the profession, practical nurse education, registration, and professional conduct. The Association creates Standards of Practice, establishes a Code of Ethics, develops and implements a Continuing Competence Program and publishes policies and interpretive documents to support the practice of LPNs in New Brunswick.


The Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses ensures the public of their commitment to safe, competent, compassionate, and ethical care by regulating and enhancing the profession of practical nursing.


Licensed Practical Nurses are an integral element of collaborative health care; respected for their skills, expertise, compassion, and unwavering ethical standards.



Creating and nurturing a culture of equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization, membership, and with our external stakeholders.


Being honest, fair, consistent, reliable, and objective in our actions, decisions, and relationships.


Engaging Licensed Practical Nurses and other stakeholders in a cooperative spirit to build and maintain strong professional and public relationships.


Promoting excellence through integration of emerging public policy and the consistent application of professional nursing regulation.


Practical Nurses provide competent, compassionate, and ethical nursing care while developing and maintaining a therapeutic nurse-client relationship. Continuous skills development, ethics, and oversight by a professional regulatory body provide direction to practical nurses to uphold the highest standard of care as defined by their scope of practice. The practical nurse maintains autonomy and is accountable to the public, the client, their profession, colleagues, and themselves.

Land Acknowledgement

ANBLPN wishes to acknowledge the traditional territories of the Wabanaki People (People of the Dawn) on which our office sits.
The Wabanaki include Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey, Passamaquoddy, Abenaki, and Penobscot.