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Main Connect News Find an In-Demand Career as a LPN

Find an In-Demand Career as a LPN

Friday, June 7, 2019

Are you often told that you’re caring, compassionate, and patient? Have you always wanted to help people attain a better quality of life? If so, the health care industry needs people like you!  

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are primarily responsible for front line health care delivery in hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes. Under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, LPNs are able to provide patient assessment and care, including the administration of medications, preparation and assistance for surgeries, education on nutrition and self-care, and health promotion. 

Did you know that LPNs are one of the most in-demand jobs in the country? 

Due to the aging population and retiring workforce, the demand for health care professionals has significantly increased; especially in extended and long-term care facilities. According to the Government of Canada, the job outlook is ranked “good” in British Columbia for the 2019-2020 period and approximately 9,200 people work in this occupation.  

At Vancouver Career College, we offer a Practical Nursing diploma program that combines nursing knowledge and skills to train our graduates to treat a variety of health conditions, prevent illnesses, and assist patients in achieving optimal levels of health and wellness. 

Take courses in pharmacology, health promotion, and professional communication, and then practice these skills in labs, simulations, and during clinical experiences. 

This 75-week program is designed to prepare students to pass the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) and meets all the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards. 

To learn more about the Practical Nursing diploma program, fill in the REQUEST INFO form. 




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