Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) care for ill, injured or recovering patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, and group homes. Some of the duties performed by LPNs include administrating prescribed medications, starting intravenous fluids, charting and reporting changes in patients’ conditions. (Adapted from O*net Online).
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The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized training in Licensed Practical Nursing. Visit Nursing Programs in Canada from the Canadian Nurses Association website. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance with planning your educational pathway, visit Career Services.
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Information for foreign-trained Licensed Practical Nurses- Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: February 15th, 2019