North West Regional College

Practical Nursing

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Program Information

School:North West Regional College
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Description:Practical Nursing is a diploma program. It provides knowledge and skill development in providing professional nursing care independently or as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team. You will learn how to provide professional nursing care to individuals within the context of families and communities, apply the knowledge you derive from the nursing arts and the physiological, psychological, sociological, and cultural sciences which are common to all nurses, and practice in accordance with the standards of practice and guidelines established by the Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN).

Graduates are eligible to write the national licensure examination for registration as Licensed Practical Nurses in Saskatchewan.
URL:Practical Nursing at North West Regional College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Nurses Aides and Orderlies

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 2 of   English 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Social Studies  or  Grade12 History  or  Grade12 Native Studies 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Requirements include Grade 12 with a minimum overall average of 65% in the following five subjects: English Language Arts A30, English Language Arts B30, any 30 level mathematics, one of Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30, and one of Social Studies 30, History 30 or Native Studies 30. As part of the registration process, a criminal records check is required upon admission into the program. Proof of medical fitness, current Standard First Aid and CPR Level 'C' is required on registration day. Failure to provide proof will result in exclusion from clinical experience and discontinuation from the program. Original transcript is required before application is considered.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 08, 2019