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Practical Nurse Refresher

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College
The Practical Nurse Refresher program provides students with the education to meet the Entry to Practice Competencies required upon entry into the Licensed Practical Nurse profession, as identified by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. The Practical Nurse Refresher program aims to equip the student with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and judgments to meet the requirements for practice as outlined in the current Licensed Practical Nurse Profession Regulation, all applicable Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses in Alberta, and the current Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. The program will provide the student with an opportunity to acquire the analytical, conceptual, and critical thinking skills necessary to care for individuals, families, and communities across the lifespan in diverse health settings. The focus is on the Collaborative Partnership Approach nursing care model.

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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements

All referrals to the PN Refresher program will come through the office of the Registrar, College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) if previously registered in Alberta. Other applicants may be assessed for admission requirements by the educational institution.

Distance Delivery Options

All courses are available online only.

Application Deadline

New students are accepted into the Practical Nurse Refresher program in the Fall (September) and Winter (January) terms.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,015.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $720.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $500.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated February 04, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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