This program is not currently accepting applications. Contact the program's academic advisor or email if you would like more information about future intake.


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Practical Nurse

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  • Two-year diploma, involving four terms of coursework plus two clinical placements
  • Two-year cohort model with late September intakes in 2016 and 2018
  • Graduates receive Bow Valley College/Yukon College diploma
  • Graduates may block transfer credits to Athabasca University, Thompson Rivers University and the University of Calgary. 

If you want to work in a dynamic environment, providing high-quality nursing care in hospitals, community care facilities and other health-related institutions, consider a professional career in practical nursing.

Practical nurses perform assessments, implement complex interventions, support chronic disease management, and create safe healing environments. These health care practitioners collaborate with other members of the health care team to help clients meet their physical, emotional and psychological needs.

This program has been recognized across the country for its use of cutting-edge technologies to prepare students for a dynamic and ever-changing workplace.