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Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) Attempts

Document Type: Info Sheet
Last Updated: March 1, 2022
Approver: Deputy Registrar/Director, Registration & Competence


Successful completion of the CPNRE is required in order to be registered as an LPN on the general register. This info sheet explains the educational requirements to write the CPNRE, number of exam attempts, provisional registration, and evidence of successful completion as outlined in the Council Policy on the Certification of CPNRE Results.