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Duration

75 weeks

Tuition

$29,676

  Vancouver

Nov 1-Apr 7

Plus 3 other start dates

Dec 6 - May 12 2023

Jan 4 - Jun 9 2023

Feb 7 - Jul 14 2023

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1903

Scholarships

no

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide nursing services to patients and their families in a variety of hospital, community, residential, and home care environments in collaboration with doctors, physicians, registered nurses, and registered practical nurses.

The Practical Nursing diploma program equips students with the knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide safe, competent, and ethical care.

What You’ll Learn

  • Apply the Entry to Practice Competencies for Licensed Practical Nurses to provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care to clients across the lifespan
  • Practice within current legislation, Scope of Practice Standards, Practice Standards, and Professional Standards for Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Value and engage in continuous learning to maintain and enhance competence
  • Practice in collaboration with other members of the health care team to meet the collective needs of their clients
  • Participate in interprofessional problem solving and decision-making processes
  • Advocate for and facilitate change reflecting an evidence-informed practice
  • Make practice decisions that are client-specific and consider client acuity, complexity, variability, and available resources
  • Use critical thinking, clinical judgment and knowledge of assessment to plan, implement, and evaluate the agreed-upon care of plan
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with clients by connecting, sharing, and exploring with them in a caring environment
  • Provide culturally safe, person-centered care across the lifespan that recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each individual and is sensitive to cultural safety and diversity
  • Provide leadership, direction, assignment, and supervision of unregulated care providers as appropriate
  • Identify own values, biases and assumptions and the influence of these on interactions with clients and other members of the health care team

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Student Reviews (1)

Sprott Shaw College

Great LPNs

Anuksha G

Vancouver • February 11, 2021

Graduated From

Practical Nursing Program

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars
I am an RN with 8 years of nursing experience. I didn't graduate from Sprott Shaw College but I have managed graduates for their practicums. The students were excellent and their training for LPN jobs was hands-on and taught them the utmost professionalis...

I am an RN with 8 years of nursing experience. I didn't graduate from Sprott Shaw College but I have managed graduates for their practicums. The students were excellent and their training for LPN jobs was hands-on and taught them the utmost professionalism.

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