Practical Nurse

Practical Nurse

Practical Nurse

“Nurses are the heart of health care” Donna Wilt Cardillo

Practical Nurse

You are:

  • Caring & dedicated
  • Professional
  • Looking to make a difference in the world
  • Heavily interested in health & wellness

What exactly is a Practical Nurse?

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are responsible for providing basic nursing care and usually work under the supervision of RNs in many different areas of health care from acute care to long term care, community and home-based care to hospitals and clinics.

What kinds of skills will I learn?

Our Practical Nurse program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:

  • Adult Physical Assessment: assessment, implementation and health promotion for patients and residents.
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medication Administration/IV Initiation
  • Charting and Documentation
  • Communications & Interpersonal Skills
  • Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
  • Specialties: Long-term and acute care competencies.

What kind of hands on training will I receive?

Practical Nurse

Along with classroom sessions, you will have the opportunity to train and practice skills learned in the classroom in our state-of-the-art Nursing lab – equipped with all the tools you need to make you the best you can be. You will also participate in up to 15 weeks of clinical & practicum experience in health care settings that will help you perfect the skills necessary to deliver care and enhance your resume.

Is the program accredited?

Our Practical Nurse Program is the first private college program in New Brunswick and the only private college in the Maritimes to have full accreditation status awarded by the Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses (ANBLPN).

September Start

Term (Year 1): Sept – Aug

Term (Year 2): Sept – May

Practicum / Clinicals: 15 weeks

February Start

Term (Year 1): Feb – Feb

Term (Year 2): Feb – Oct

Practicum / Clinicals: 15 weeks

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