Nursing is a profession that never goes out of style. Yet, the New Brunswick nursing shortage is still a real problem. There are many reasons why this shortage has occurred, but Oulton College in New Brunswick is doing its part to make sure this trend doesn’t continue.
New Brunswick is one of the provinces hit by a nursing shortage.
You may be surprised to learn that there is a nursing shortage in New Brunswick—and Canada as a whole. In fact, according to the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) by 2022 there will be over 22,641 jobs available across the country while 12,780 new nurses graduate from Canadian universities and colleges in 2021-2022.
In response to this gap, Oulton College is developing innovative ways to help fill these roles and combat this issue. Students can earn their Practical Nurse diploma with clinical hours at the Moncton campus.
Upon graduating from your program of study at Oulton College as a PN student with us and having completed all requirements including clinical rotations, you will be prepared to take your LPN certification exam.
As a nursing graduate, you will be in high demand. Nursing careers are some of the most popular and rewarding jobs to pursue right now. Currently, there is a shortage of nurses across Canada, so if you get your training in New Brunswick and work hard at this career, your options for advancement are endless! With this program, being a nurse isn’t just about getting paid—it’s about making a difference in people’s lives.
As a nursing graduate, you’ll be in high demand.
Nursing careers are some of the most popular and rewarding jobs to pursue right now. Currently, there is a shortage of nurses across Canada, so if you get your training in New Brunswick and work hard at this career, your options for advancement are endless!
You can work in any province or territory in Canada. You can also choose to work outside of Canada if you wish (for example: Australia).
The program will match the skills you learn in nursing school with caregiving jobs in the community.
The Oulton College Practical Nurse program is designed to match the skills you learn in nursing school with caregiving jobs in the community. This means that when you graduate, instead of heading out on your own as a new nurse, you’ll have the experience needed to feel confident when being offered a job.
Oulton College is a great option for New Brunswick nursing students. Our program is designed with one thing in mind: helping you become an excellent nurse. That means no matter what stage of your career you enter our program at, we’ll give you all the support and resources needed to succeed as quickly as possible. Whether it’s learning new skills or improving existing ones, our expert nursing instructors will support every step along the way. After graduating from Oulton College, majority of our graduates go on to work with some of New Brunswick’s top employers like Horizon Health because we prepare them to face real-life challenges.
See if Oulton College’s Practical Nurse program is the right educational path for you. Apply today!