Are you interested in a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

The Practical Nursing Program is a diploma-level, four-semester program that is offered at the Centre for Nursing Studies ( in St. John's, as well as at satellite sites at several campuses of the College of the North Atlantic ( This education program has been approved by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, meaning you will receive advanced and comprehensive instruction. Highly-skilled faculty offer a broad range of experiences in an exceptional program that has consistently produced high rates of graduate success and employment opportunities.


The major employers of LPNs are the regional health authorities.  Check their websites for employment opportunities.

Eastern Health -

Central Health -

Western Health -

Labrador-Grenfell Health -