Practical Nurse - Overview

Program Overview

To meet Alberta's growing needs in health care, the demand for Licensed Practical Nurses is increasing. NorQuest's programs, one of the largest in Canada, will prepare you to play a vital, front-line role in treating patients in a variety of health-care settings.

Career Potential

Practical nurses find jobs in acute care hospitals, continuing care centres, community care settings, client homes, clinics, or doctors' offices.

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Program Length

2 years

Delivery Options

Full-time (FT), Part-time (PT), Distance, Hybrid

Please note: The full-time face-to-face PN program for Winter 2014 is now full. There is still room in the Winter 2014 distance delivery version of the program.


Anywhere, Drayton Valley, Edmonton Downtown, Stony Plain, Westlock, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt

Credential Outcome


Term Start

Fall Start (September), Winter Start (January)