Practical Nurse Refresher - Overview
If you are a former Canadian-educated practical nurse or internationally educated nurse and wish to regain your licence to work as an LPN, you can achieve your goal through a combination of challenge exams, transfer credit and part-time distance learning with NorQuest College. You have up to 5 years to complete the Practical Nurse Refresher program and you can start the program at the beginning of any month. This program does not have a supplementary ESL (English as a second language) component.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be eligible for jobs in acute care hospitals, continuing care centres, community care settings, client homes, clinics, and doctors' offices.
What is it like to work as a Practical Nurse? Watch this video from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta to learn more.
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Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to write the national Practical Nurse examination to obtain a licence to practise nursing in Alberta.
Program Lengthup to 5 years
- Distance delivery
- Continuous monthly starts