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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is an advanced certificate program designed to meet the learning needs of registered nurses working in primary health care settings throughout Saskatchewan. You may complete the program part-time while maintaining your family and employment responsibilities. You will develop enhanced skills in health assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation of individuals, families and communities within the framework of primary health care. Community development, health promotion and collaboration with multi-disciplinary health care providers are essential components of the program. Graduates will be expert clinicians, leaders and role models in a wide range of primary health care settings.


New research and clinical experience result in ongoing changes in the drug therapy field. As an experienced health care provider, you will review essential information that reflects current clinical drug therapy by examining the common classification of drugs. The course content includes strategies to promote safe, effective and rational drug therapy and non-pharmacological approaches while considering the clients’ individual characteristics.

Prerequisites: Eligible for licensure with the registered nurses' or registered psychiatric licensing body in your jurisdiction.


Additional costs: Texts
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - December 4, 2015
Registration deadline: September 4, 2015
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$650.00OnlineCRN: 201502-642
January 4, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Registration deadline: December 24, 2015
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$650.00OnlineCRN: 201503-637
March 21, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: March 18, 2016
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$650.00OnlineCRN: 201503-638

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