Entry to Practice Competencies

Entry to Practice Competencies

Entry to Practice Competencies for Licensed Practical Nurses is a document that describes the competencies expected of the entry-level licensed practical nurse in Canada.  The competencies describe the knowledge, skill, judgement and attitude required of beginning practitioners to provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care.  The document serves as a guide for curriculum development and for public and employer awareness of the practice expectations of the entry-level licensed practical nurse.  

The SALPN has adopted this document for use in Saskatchewan. The ETPCs will be incorporated into the Practical Nursing program and tested on the national licensure exam in 2022

Entry to Practice Competencies for Licensed Practical Nurses- Current 

Entry to Practice Competencies for Licensed Practical Nurses - 2022

 

 

 

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Immunization Competencies – Public Health Agency of CanadaAdditional Resources, Competencies12/03/2019833 KBadditional-resources competencies

Practice Guideline – Specialized Areas of PracticeCompetencies, Practice Guidelines08/28/20191.63 MBcompetencies practiceguidelines

Practice Guideline – Direct Intravenous PushCompetencies, Practice Guidelines08/28/2019976 KBcompetencies practiceguidelines

Practice Guideline – ImmunizationCompetencies, Practice Guidelines08/28/20191.10MBcompetencies practiceguidelines

SALPN Competency ProfileCompetencies05/23/20172.5 MBcompetencies

Entry to Practice CompetenciesCompetencies01/01/20130.3 MBcompetencies

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