LPN Programs in Newfoundland and Labrador

LPN Programs in NewfoundlandLPN programs in Newfoundland and Labrador are regulated and governed by the CLPNNL and are offered through the Centre for Nursing Studies.

As of the 2013-14 academic year, the College of the North Atlantic is the only school in Newfoundland offering practical nursing training in conjunction with these two bodies.

Courses are available at three of the college’s campuses (see below).

Licensed Practical Nursing Programs – Newfoundland

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College of the North Atlantic

Campuses: Corner Brook, Clarenville, Grand Falls-Windsor

Admission Requirements for LPN program:

  • Be of the legal school-leaving age by commencement of the program
  • High school transcripts showing marks obtained
  • Show proof of immunizations and other physical qualifications as specified by CNA
  • Hold a high school diploma or GED
  • Complete all application forms and submit by required date

Course curriculum:

  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Caring Relationships
  • Medication Administration
  • Mental Health Nursing Concepts
  • Health Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing Concepts
  • Nursing Practice for Child Health Nursing Concepts

To see a detailed semester-by-semester description of the curriculum, click here


Practical Nursing Employment in Newfoundland

The CLPNNL lists six primary employers of Licensed Practical Nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador. The following organizations are certainly not the only ones that employ LPNs in the province, but they should nonetheless be part of any practical nursing professional’s job search.

Central Regional Integrated Health Authority – Central Newfoundland

Eastern Regional Integrated Health Authority – Eastern Newfoundland

Western Regional Integrated Health Authority – Western Newfoundland

Labrador-Grenfell Health – Labrador

Chancellor Park Continuing Care Facility – St. John’s