The School of Nursing offers continuing education courses to help you maintain nursing competence, advance your career into a specialized area of practice, and/or obtain the educational hours required for your nursing license.
For maximum flexibility, courses are offered either online or by print distance.
When faced with an ethical dilemma, nurses are often required to act quickly. With a strong understanding of their role, in conjunction with the expectations of the professional regulations, nurses can make sound decisions.
You will study the systems approach to patient safety related to medication safety, interdisciplinary team relationships and best nursing practices.
You will enhance your leadership skills. You will study the changing roles in nursing, the professional concepts of leadership and management, and the significance of communication and conflict resolution to leadership and management.
Advanced Practice and Nurse Practitioner
Stay current with your skills and requirements with these advanced online courses. For more information on Advanced Practice courses contact email@example.com.
Continuing Care Assistants (CCA) to Practical Nursing
For Continuing Care Assistants (CCA) who graduated from Sask Polytech after 2000 and are interested in pursuing the Practical Nursing diploma, there may be options for you to reduce your study time. Learn more.
These courses may be eligible for transfer credit or PLAR toward a nursing program. Check with the program you are interested in for more details.
Prepare to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).
General Nursing Skills
Applicable to all nurses, these courses provide a review of basic nursing skills, such as documentation and medication administration, while earning CE hours.
Designed for LPNs and RNs, these courses focus on specific nursing strategies that assist clients with mental health challenges. Skills obtained can be used alongside physical assessments and interventions in any nursing care environment.
Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association - approved Courses
SRNA approved courses for RNs interested in obtaining Additional Authorized Practice designation to work in Saskatchewan’s northern communities. For more information on Additional Authorized Practice courses contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specialty Nursing Skills
For RNs or LPNs, courses that provide in-depth and advanced knowledge in specialized areas of nursing practice such as foot care, lower extremity wound care, and hemodialysis.
Surgical Nursing and Management
Focusing on sterile technique, surgical procedures, and management skills required for perioperative and medical device reprocessing units from a nursing perspective.
Plus, Caring for Older Adults, a course open to the public and designed for anyone who is feeling overwhelmed by their role as a caregiver for an older family member.
Group registration and custom training options are available. For more information, contact ConEd@saskpolytech.ca.
Is your employer sponsoring your enrolment?
Use the Sponsorship Request Form