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CCPNR Requisite Skills and Abilities

Document Type: Resource


Certain basic skills and abilities are required to practice as a practical nurse in Canada. This document identifies the desired and achievable level of necessary skills and abilities expected of LPNs. This can be used to determine the ability to provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care, and meet the demands for a career as a LPN in Canada. It can also provide direction in the development of policies and procedures in the practice environment.