Practical Nursing

Delivery Method: In-class
Starts: Winter, Summer and Fall
Duration: 74 weeks (18.5 months)

Clinical Practicum: 664 hours
Credential: Diploma
Designation: Licensed Practical Nurse

Program Overview

Practical nursing is the second largest nursing group in Canada. Practical Nurses deliver care as part of a primary health care team and work in public and private facilities. The curriculum provides an integrated, professional, collaborative, and culturally competent learning experience with an aim to prepare graduates to care for individuals (and by extension, their family) at multiple life stages and in a variety of practice settings.

Articulation: Stenberg’s Practical Nursing graduates are eligible for entry to Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Nursing (Post LPN) program. Graduates from Athabasca’s Post-LPN Bachelor of Nursing degree then have the option to enroll in Athabasca’s Master of Nursing – Generalist or Nurse Practitioner program.

Recognized by: BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Employment Outcomes: 98% of Stenberg College graduates are working in their field of study within 6 months of program completion.98% of Stenberg College graduates are working in their field of study within 6 months of program completion.

Program Courses

  • Orientation and Student Success Skills
  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Professional Practice 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Professional Communication 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Health Promotion 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Pharmacology 1, 2
  • Variations in Health 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Integrated Nursing Practice 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Consolidated Practice Experience 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Transition to Preceptorship/Career Search/Exam Prep Intro
  • Final Practice Experience

Additional Certifications

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System | Body Mechanics & Back Safety | Standard First Aid CPR Level HCP | FOODSAFE Level 1 | Provincial Violence Prevention Certification | Personal & Professional Development Skills Certificate | Fit Testing

Stenberg College

Stenberg College was originally established in 1990 by Mary Jane Stenberg. And later acquired by The Education Company Inc. (TEC) n 2003.

Stenberg’s flagship campus in Surrey is conveniently located just steps from transit, and the state-of-the-art facility houses classrooms and simulation labs.

All of Stenberg College’s

All of Stenberg College’s career-oriented programs include hands-on practicums, allowing students to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned in class to a career setting. Stenberg College offers graduates pathway options for certain programs to public post-secondary institutions with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) or Yorkville University. If students are looking for a rewarding career in health care, technology, or with children, Stenberg can give them the tools and education they need to be successful.

It’s Practical Programs

It’s Practical Programs and Hands-on Learning helps in direct consultation with the professional community, that are targeted at meeting industry demands for certain skill sets, thereby giving graduates the highest possible opportunity for employment and success.

The Stenberg’s staff are supportive and dedicated to help students achieve success and are committed to excellence in education.

The City

The City of Surrey is the largest city by land area and second most populated in Metro Vancouver.

We are a forward-thinking, globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. Our city is one of the fastest growing, culturally diverse cities in Canada.

The climate is typically

The climate is typically inter-coastal Pacific-Northwest: rainy, wet winters, often with heavy rainfall lasting into early spring. Winters are chilly but not frigid, summers are mild and sunny, and autumns are cool and cloudy.

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Duration: 24 Month
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Video: 9 hours
Level: Advanced