Practical Nursing

2-year, Ontario College Diploma Program

Practical Nursing

Do you enjoy caring for and assisting others? Practical Nurses work with other health team members to provide personal care for people in need. If you are looking for a challenging, health-based career in a fast-paced environment, then becoming a Practical Nurse could be an ideal profession for you.

Ontario Colleges Program Codes:
Full-Time Program Code: 0619

Apply today at: www.ontariocolleges.ca

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Following a comprehensive evaluation of our curriculum (March 20, 2013) Confederation College is delighted to announce a “Five Year – Category One Program Approval Status” for the Practical Nursing Program, as determined by our regulator, the College of Nurses of Ontario. >> Read more ...


After successful completion of this program and the national registration exams, you would be eligible for registration with the College of Nurses in Ontario and would carry the designation of Registered Practical Nurse (RPN).  Confederation College also offers a Collaborative Nursing Degree Program (B.Sc.N.) that may also be of interest to you.

Please visit the Manager's Welcome and Booklist pages for important information for first and second year students.


Download: Requisite Skills and Abilities for Nursing Practice in Ontario (PDF 176 kb)


Download Printable Program Calendar Section for Practical Nursing (PDF)