Practical Nursing
Courses

Level I

Level I consists of 15 weeks of classroom/lab instruction in Cranbrook and a 3 week Consolidated Practice Experience.

(Code - Name - Hours)

*PPNP 101- Human Anatomy & Physiology for Practical Nurses -72 (see below)

PPNP 102 - Professional Practice I - 25
PPNP 103 - Professional Communications I - 35
PPNP 104 - Variations in Health 1 - 40
PPNP 105 - Health Promotion I - 30
PPNP 106 - Pharmacology I - 30
PPNP 107 - Integrated Nursing Practice - 135
PPNP 108 - Consolidated Practice Experience (3 weeks) - 90

Total Hours =457

*NOTE:  PPNP 101 must be successfully completed  (minimum grade of 65%) for the student to continue in level 1 of the program.

Level II

Level II consists of 12 weeks of classroom/lab instruction in Cranbrook and a 4 week Consolidated Practice Experience II.

PPNP 111 - Professional Practice II -  20
PPNP 112 - Professional Communications II - 30
PPNP 113 - Variations in Health II - 45
PPNP 114 - Health Promotion II - 30
PPNP 115 - Pharmacology II - 30
PPNP 116 - Integrated Nursing Practice II - 180
PPNP 117 - Consolidated Practice Experience II (4 weeks) - 120

Total Hours = 455

Level III

Level III consists of 10 weeks classroom, lab instruction and practicum work in Cranbrook including Consolidated Practice Experience III.

PPNP 201 - Professional Practice III - 20
PPNP 202 - Professional Communications III - 20
PPNP 203 - Variations in Health III - 45
PPNP 204 - Health Promotion III - 36
PPNP 205 - Integrated Nursing Practice III - 120
PPNP 206 - Consolidated Practice Experience 3 - 65
 

Total Hours = 306

Level IV

Level IV consists of 10 weeks classroom and lab instruction, 7 weeks Consolidated Practice Experience, and 7 weeks Preceptorship.

PPNP 211 - Professional Practice IV - 20
PPNP 212 - Professional Communications IV - 20
PPNP 213 - Variations in Health IV - 50
PPNP 214 - Health Promotion IV - 24
PPNP 215 - Integrated Nursing Practice IV - 180
PPNP 216 - Consolidated Practice Experience IV (7 weeks) - 200

Total Hours = 494

PPNP 217 - Transition to Preceptorship - 30
PPNP 218 - Preceptorship (6 weeks) - 180 

Total Hours = 210

Total PPNP Program Hours = 1922

Total PPNP Training Weeks = 65

Please Note: In order to meet requirements for clinical practica, students may have to travel to areas outside Cranbrook but within the region.