Registered Nursing Assistants (RNAs)

(NOC 3233)

What do Registered Nursing Assistants (RNAs) do?

Licensed practical nurses provide nursing care for individuals, usually under the direction of medical practitioners, registered nurses or other health team members. They may provide direct nursing services including a wide range of nursing interventions such as checking vital signs, changing sterile dressings, and teaching patients.

How to become: Registered Nursing Assistants (RNAs)

To be a licensed practical nurse, you must finish a vocational college or other approved program for licensed practical nurses. You need registration in all provinces and territories and must complete the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination in all provinces and territories (except Quebec). Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Registered Nursing Assistants (RNAs)

Modified on April 07, 2022

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