Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver – Pender College Campus

Address: 789 W Pender St, Suite 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H2, Canada
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Practical Nursing Access

Have you completed a recognized Resident Care Attendant program and have 800 hours of work experience in a multi-patient facility? Then you may qualify for our Practical Nursing Access program. Practical Nursing is one of the quickest growing segments in healthcare, so why not upgrade your skills at Sprott Shaw College and become a Practical Nurse?
PNs provide nursing care for patients under the direction of physicians, nurses, and other health team members. In other provinces this occupational group may be referred to as licensed nursing assistants, registered nursing assistants, certified nursing assistants or registered practical nurses.
Once you become a practical nurse you’ll provide basic bedside care. You will take vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respirations. Practical Nurses distribute medication to patients, treat bedsores, prepare and give injections and enemas, apply aseptic dressings, insert catheters and perform other personal treatment. They help patients with bathing, dressing and personal hygiene. They feed them, keep them comfortable and care for their emotional needs. Outside the ward, practical nurses observe patients and report adverse reactions to medications or treatments. They may collect samples from patients for testing and perform routine laboratory tests.
Career Opportunities
Practical Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistant; Nursing Assistant

Other Programs at Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver – Pender College Campus

Business / Management / Office Services
Law and Legal Administration
Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality

Situated in the heart of the Downtown core of the city of Vancouver, the Vancouver -Pender campus is nearby to various amenities like restaurants, coffee shops, shopping centres, bus stops, and is a 3-minute walk from several SkyTrain stations. Vancouver’s lively culture has a mix of nature and city conveniences at your disposal with mountains, parks, and ocean views for you to enjoy like English Bay, Stanley Park, and Grouse Mountain.
This campus takes great pride in our dedicated instructors and the fact that we provide our students with career-focused educational programs that help them enter the workforce quickly. We have smaller class sizes, which fosters a higher level of communication between students and instructors. Our graduates who complete the program move on to pursue rewarding careers.

* Not all programs available at all campuses


Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver – Pender College Campus:
789 W Pender St, Suite 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H2, Canada

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