NorQuest College

Practical Nurse Refresher

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Program Information

School:NorQuest College
Faculty:Health Studies
Degree:Diploma; Online; Distance
Field of Study:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: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 transfer credit, prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR), challenge exams, and part-time online learning with NorQuest College. You have up to five years to complete the Practical Nurse Refresher program.
URL:Practical Nurse Refresher at NorQuest College
Length:5 Year(s)
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)See More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   English 
  •   Mathematics 
  •   Biology 
• Submission of a document from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) or another province’s/country’s professional association verifying you were a member in good standing; or a referral letter from the same organization. Contact the Office of the Registrar, Admissions at 780.644.6000 if verification is not available; your academic background may be deemed acceptable.

Admission requirements for Canadian-educated practical nurses:
• Graduate of a recognized Practical Nurse program as confirmed by the CLPNA

Admission requirements for internationally educated applicants:
• Graduate of a recognized RN/BScN program in your country of origin
• An original official transcript from your nursing education institution, with translations into English (see Transcripts for more information)
• Course descriptions or outlines of the courses you have taken in your nursing program
• Birth certificate and picture identification with your legal name or a passport
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 94] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 26, 2019