Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Atlantic Canada practise both independently and collaboratively with other members of the health care team in a wide variety of health care settings (e.g., hospitals, long term care facilities, clinics). In heath care, all health professionals are expected to work collaboratively with each other and in partnership with the patient/client (the person receiving care). To practise as a LPN one must complete one to two years of post-secondary education at a community college receiving a diploma.

Videos

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Click here to view people from other countries speak (in english) about working in Atlantic Canada.

 

New Brunswick:

Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses

Newfoundland & Labrador:

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland & Labrador

Nova Scotia:

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island:

Licensed Practical Nurses of Prince Edward Island

 

Readiness for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Practice: 

SELF-ASSESSMENT READINESS TOOL

This self assessment tool is designed to help Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) understand the Canadian licensed practical nursing profession. It provides information about what licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in Canada are expected to know and do. The tool will outline the competencies, skills, and abilities that licensed practical nurses must have to apply for licensure (or registration) in a Canadian province or territory.



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Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Atlantic Canada practise both independently and collaboratively with other members of the health care team in a wide variety of health care settings (e.g., hospitals, long term care facilities, clinics). In heath care, all health professionals are expected to work collaboratively with each other and in partnership with the patient/client (the person receiving care). To practise as a LPN one must complete one to two years of post-secondary education at a community college receiving a diploma.

Videos

If you would like to view a video in it's native language, click on the language navigation links to the right.

Click here to view people from other countries speak (in english) about working in Atlantic Canada.

 

New Brunswick:

Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses

Newfoundland & Labrador:

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland & Labrador

Nova Scotia:

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island:

Licensed Practical Nurses of Prince Edward Island

 

Readiness for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Practice: 

SELF-ASSESSMENT READINESS TOOL

This self assessment tool is designed to help Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) understand the Canadian licensed practical nursing profession. It provides information about what licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in Canada are expected to know and do. The tool will outline the competencies, skills, and abilities that licensed practical nurses must have to apply for licensure (or registration) in a Canadian province or territory.