LPNs/RPNs provide and coordinate care for individuals, families, and groups in a variety of settings and with a variety of health professionals. They can work with clients of varying complexity, recognizing when consultation and collaboration with other health professionals is required.


LPNs/RPNs complete a post-secondary nursing program at the college level that usually takes two years. The generalist LPN/RPN program contains nursing theory and clinical instruction in both medical and surgical nursing studying: