Skills & Knowledge You'll Develop

Our Practical Nursing diploma will prepare you for a fast-paced career in the medical field. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • provide direct care by assessing client health needs
  • participate in the planning of nursing care, occupational health and safety programs, community health programs or other health-related programs 
  • implement programs and nursing interventions
  • evaluate outcomes
  • confer with other health care team members as necessary
  • document and communicate client data to ensure continuity of care
  • understand the principles involved in acute and long-term care
  • belicensed through the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta.

You’ll have knowledge of concepts involving:

  • team work
  • collaboration
  • leadership
  • psychosocial issues
  • lifespan.