Practical Nursing

Licensed practical nurses are a vital part of today’s health care team—in acute hospital care, long-term care, and in the community. You provide compassionate, professional nursing care to individuals throughout the human lifespan; infants to seniors.

In just two years, we’ll help you develop into a competent, confident nurse capable of making a positive difference in the health and well-being of individuals, their families, and our communities.

Onsite labs and community-based clinical experiences let you apply nursing knowledge, theory, and skills in a variety of environments. Our experienced faculty help you grow into a competent, confident nurse capable of bringing a holistic, humanistic approach to patient care.

You’ll study:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • pharmacology
  • administration of medications
  • health and healing
  • health challenges
  • health assessment and praxis
  • personal and professional relationships
  • sociology
  • nursing transitions

Extensive Hands on Learning
Apply what you learn in class and gain real world experience in actual health care settings.
Clinical Experience – each semester contains a clinical experience that gives you the opportunity to put theory into practice. Clinical is completed in a variety of practice settings: long term care, rehabilitation, acute care, community and more.
Enrichment Experience – in this final experience of the program,  students will be preceptored with a practicing LPN who is licenced with SALPAN. This time will assist in your transition from student nurse to practicing nurse.

Program Prerequisites:

  • Grade 12 with a minimum overall average of 65% in the following five subjects:
    • English Language Arts A30
    • English Language Arts B30
    • Foundations of Math 30 OR Pre-calculus 30 OR Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 (Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted: Math A30, Math B30, Math C30, Calculus 30, or General Math 30)
    • One of Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
    • One of Social Studies 30, History 30 or Native Studies 30
  • English language requirement
  • Southeast College is not accepting applications for International Students for this program at this time

Note: Accepted applicants will be required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check upon admission in to the program.  At the discretion of the practicum agency, you may be declined access to a clinical or work placement based on the contents of the Criminal Record Check. The cost of the Criminal Record Check is your responsibility. Accepted applicants must have SPCR 100 – Transfers, Lifts and Re-positioning as well as proof of current First Aid/CPR Health Care Provider/AED. Accepted applicants are also required to provide current immunization records and meet the immunization requirements prior to entry into clinical practicum.

 

High Demand Admission Method

The Practical Nursing program is deemed as a High Demand program.  High Demand programs consistently have more applicants than spaces. High Demand program have admission requirements plus additional selection criteria.

 

Additional Selection Criteria Information

High School Student Graduates

  • Students must submit Official Regular Grade 12 High School transcript by application closing date – Jan 2, 2024
  • The admission average is calculated from the final marks in courses

Current High School Students

  • Student must submit Official Semester One transcript  and Preliminary Statement of Marks with their mid term marks – Mar 15, 2024
  • If student meets the admission requirement, students are sent a Conditional Acceptance letter on or before April 30, 2024
  • Once graduated, students must submit an Official High School transcript for final approval

Adult Basic Education Students

  • Student must submit Official Semester One transcript and Preliminary Statement of Marks with their mid term marks – Mar 15, 2024
  • If student meets the admission requirement, students are sent a Conditional Acceptance letter on or before April 30, 2024
  • Once graduated, students must submit an Official High School transcript for final approval

Upgrader Applicants applying for 2022-2024 Intake

  • Upgrader applicants must be completed upgrading and have an Official Transcript submitted on or before Mar 15, 2024
  • If student meets the admission requirement, students are sent an Acceptance letter on or before April 30, 2024

For specific course information, please visit the Saskatchewan Polytechnic website.

Fall 2024 Program Intake Information

Date: Fall 2024

Location: Weyburn

Tuition & Fees: $6557  Year 1 (based on 2022 tuition rates, subject to change without notice)
$6577 Year 2 (based on 2022 tuition rates, subject to change without notice)

Materials: $4210 (Materials are an estimate, subject to change without notice)

**Important Dates**
Applications for the 2024 – 2026 intake will open Fall 2023

Please note – All supporting documents including transcripts must be ORIGINAL documents.
Acceptance Letters sent out – Apr 30, 2024
Conditionally Accepted Letters sent out – Apr 30, 2024
Wait List Letters sent out – Apr 30, 2024

For more detailed information, please call our toll free registration line at 1-866-999-7372 or email onestop@southeastcollege.org

**Dates and application information is subject to change without notice**

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