Conestoga College


The Practical Nursing Program will provide you with the knowledge, skills and experiences required to prepare for a career in which you will function as an important member of the nursing and health care teams.

The program combines current concepts in nursing theory with instruction in social and biological sciences, communications and general education courses. You will study updated curriculum, which reflects the expanded role of the RPN including dispensing or administering of drugs. Your clinical experiences take place in a variety of settings: long-term care, medical, surgical, and community health. A twelve-week field placement is provided at the end of the program prior to graduation.

If you are unsure of your career goal, or would like to improve your academic level and chances of success, you may want to consider the General Arts and Science - Health Option for one semester prior to starting Practical Nursing.

Nursing at Conestoga College

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