Program Objectives

To acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to differentiate between health and illness; acquire the knowledge and ability to understand and apply the techniques learned, establish a helping role with those with health needs, engage in team work within the modern health organizationion, communicate effectively with patients and their family, with superiors and with other health team members.

Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
751-572 Administer first aid 30 2
752-332 Determine their suitability for the profession and training 30 2
752-342 Become familiar with a comprehensive approach to health 30 2
752-353 Communicate in a care team 45 3
752-367 Apply basic care procedures 105 7
752-372 Establish a helping relationship 30 2
752-382 Become familiar with the legal and ethical aspects of the profession 30 2
752-393 Apply care procedures related to the musculoskeletal system 45 3
752-405 Provide basic care to clients who are experiencing loss of autonomy 75 5
752-412 Help a client meet his or her nutritional needs 30 2
752-424 Apply care procedures related to the nervous and sensory systems 60 4
752-432 Apply care procedures related to the endocrine system 30 2
752-444 Apply care procedures related to the digestive system 60 4
752-454 Apply care procedures related to the urinary and reproductive systems 60 4
752-463 Intervene with a client with cognitive deficits 45 3
752-472 Intervene with a client in palliative care 30 2
752-483 Intervene with a client with a mental health problem 45 3
752-498 Provide geronto-geriatric care 120 8
752-505 Provide care to clients with mental health problems 75 5
752-518 Provide care to clients undergoing physical rehabilitation 120 8
752-526 Provide care in a surgical unit 90 6
752-532 Intervene with a mother and her newborn 30 2
752-542 Provide care to mothers and newborns 30 2
752-552 Intervene with a child or adolescent with a health problem 30 2
752-562 Provide care to children and adolescents 30 2
752-577 Provide care to a diverse clientele 105 7
754-664 Prevent and control infection 60 4
754-714 Participate in drug therapy 60 4
754-795 Provide specific care 75 5
754-828 Provide care in a medical unit 120 8
754-865 Refer to their knowledge of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems when providing care 75 5
1800 120

Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

To be eligible for admission to the Health, Assistance and Nursing program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary V credits in language of instruction and Secondary IV credits in second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test, as well as Secondary V credits in language of instruction in a program of study established by the Minister, or recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary V language of instruction and Secondary IV second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

Functional Prerequisites

A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the general development test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

This table indicates the new course codes for common core basic education (CCBE) and diversified basic education (DBE) required for the specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the targeted program of study. In the cases where the new course codes for the CCBE and the DBE are in progressive implementation, the old codes are indicated in parenthesis and are still valid. The equivalent course codes in basic education in the youth sector are also indicated in the table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a (-) will be displayed in the appropriate field. Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) programs.

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
AdultsYouthAdultsYouthAdultsYouth
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Educational Organizations Offering the Program

Schedule:

Capitale-Nationale

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Course full
CS Central Québec
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.F. Eastern Québec HAN22-23 D Jan. 16th, 2023

Estrie

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Course full
Eastern Townships SB (Estrie)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.F.P. Lennoxville HEAm22-23 D Mar. 14th, 2023
ACCELERATE D Sept. 19th, 2022

Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine

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Eastern Shores SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.F.P. Anchor ACC5825 D Jan. 17th, 2022
C.F.P. de Wakeham ACC5825WAK D Jan. 17th, 2022
C.F.P. Listuguj HAN/LPN22 D To be determined

Laval

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Collège CDI Administration, Technologie, Santé (Campus de Laval)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Collège CDI Administration, Technologie, Santé (Campus de Laval)
CS Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier (Laval)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.D.C. Laurier Pont-Viau LPN35 D Jan. 16th, 2023
LPN36 D Apr. 11th, 2023
LPN34 D Sept. 2nd, 2022

Montérégie

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New Frontiers SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
C.F.P. Châteauguay Valley (CVCEC) AUG 29/23 D Aug. 29th, 2023
AUG 31/22 D Aug. 31st, 2022
Riverside SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
ACCESS Career Centre NA220906 D Sept. 6th, 2022
NA221114 D Nov. 14th, 2022
NA230424 D Apr. 24th, 2023

Montréal

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Collège CDI Administration, Technologie, Santé (Campus de Montréal)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Collège CDI Administration, Technologie, Santé (Campus de Montréal)
Lester-B.-Pearson SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Pearson Adult and Career Centre NAMAY23 D May 8th, 2023
NAMAR23 D Mar. 20th, 2023
NAAUG22 D Aug. 19th, 2022
NASEP22 D Sept. 16th, 2022
NAOCT22 D Oct. 28th, 2022
NAJAN23 D Jan. 10th, 2023
West Island Career Centre NA230425 D Apr. 25th, 2023
NA221018 D Oct. 18th, 2022
NA230116 D Jan. 16th, 2023
NA230316 D Mar. 16th, 2023

Outaouais

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Western Québec SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Pontiac Continuing Education Centre 1 D To be determined
Western Québec Career Centre Jan. 2023 D Jan. 9th, 2023
1 D Jan. 11th, 2021

Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed practical nurses ensure the well-being of patients. They monitor vital signs, provide nutrition, administer medications, change dressings and offer comfort. In a hospital, they may also be responsible for providing personal care before and after surgery and cleaning and sterilizing the operating room and its instruments. This is a rewarding and essential job that suits empathetic, discreet and vigilant people. A job as a licensed practical nurse requires being in excellent physical condition, good listening skills, initiative and good judgment.

Related Training(s)

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Average Salary

Licensed Practical Nurse — $22.95

Job Titles

Licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)