The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) currently recognizes 24 different RPN programs in Ontario. Training through these institutions can usually be completed in four semesters of study, and graduates become immediately eligible to challenge for licensure as a Registered Practical Nurse (referred to as a Licensed Practical Nurse, or LPN, elsewhere in Canada) in the province.
Contact information and links to the school’s RPN program are included in the section below.
Registered Practical Nursing Programs – Ontario
Practical Nursing Employment in Ontario
The Province of Ontario employs more practical nursing professionals than anywhere else in Canada according to Statistics Canada. If you’re looking for your first job as an RPN, or have worked elsewhere as an LPN and are relocating to Ontario, the following resources should be included in your job search.