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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
March 20, 2016 - May 27, 2016
Registration deadline: April 8, 2016
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$207.00OnlineCRN: 201503-56
You will learn how to perform a health history and physical examination of clients in various stages across the lifespan. You will explore the challenges related to aging. The assessment will include physiological, spiritual, developmental and environmental data. Your 12 hour lab experience will help you gain expertise in documenting a health history and performing a physical examination on a healthy adult.

Additional costs: Text(s) and print materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
March 14, 2016 - June 3, 2016
Registration deadline: March 4, 2016
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$806.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-3720
June 20, 2016 - September 9, 2016
Registration deadline: June 10, 2016
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$806.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201504-776
September 2, 2015 - May 31, 2016
Registration deadline: May 31, 2016
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$806.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201509-408
Your studies will focus on the concepts of holistic nursing care related to specialized areas of nursing. You will study rehabilitation nursing, palliative care, mental health nursing, family centered perinatal nursing, pediatric nursing, community nursing and perioperative nursing.

Prerequisites: Health Challenges of the Older Adult (NRSG 216) (Concurrent)


Additional costs: Text(s) and print materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 2, 2015 - May 31, 2016
Registration deadline: May 31, 2016
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$536.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201509-407
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