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Practical Nurse Re-Entry

Practical Nurse Re-entry is an applied certificate program for individuals who:

  • have previously been registered in Canada as licensed practical nurses and are eligible for re-registration in Saskatchewan
  • are practical nurses but have not been registered in Canada as licensed practical nurses and require or want to prepare to write the national registration exams (Assessment Strategies Inc.)
  • want to update and evaluate their knowledge and skills
  • You will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to reach the competencies required for a beginning practical nurse graduate.

    This program is available in full through distance and/or part-time continuing education. For complete program information, check the program page.

    Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.


You will be introduced to basic computer concepts. The course content includes computer components, hardware, software, working in a graphical user interface, file management, word processing and the Internet. The general skills you learn will prepare you for further courses, such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentation graphics.

Additional costs: Text (approx. $25)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017
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$215.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-97
The Health Assessment course for Licensed Practical Nurses will prepare you to perform a health history and physical examination of clients. You will enhance your assessment skills with a focus on a patient centered approach. You will apply critical thinking and evidenced informed nursing practice to health assessment. You will consider health assessment in various stages across the lifespan, with a focus on the older adult. Challenges related to aging are also explored. You will perform a health history and physical Revised Learning Outcomes examination with an older adult and document the findings in an assignment.

Additional costs: Text(s) and print materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: December 23, 2016
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$809.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-711
March 27, 2017 - June 16, 2017
Registration deadline: March 17, 2017
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$809.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-713
May 8, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Registration deadline: April 28, 2017
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$809.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201604-106
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