Nursing Professional Development

Professional Development Certificate

Our distance and online self-study courses for LPNs, Paramedics, RNs, RPNs and other regulated healthcare providers give you the opportunity to stay up-to-date on current technology, practice and theory as you renew or advance your clinical practice knowledge. You will have four months with a few exceptions to complete a course, and will receive start and end dates once you're enroled.

Admission Requirements

Regulated health care professional including but not limited to LPN, Paramedic, RN, RPN
Note: NURS-0150 is also open to health care professionals where IV initiation is within their scope of practice.

Fall 2020

Application Open: August 1, 2020

Application Deadline: November 23, 2020

Please allow 3-5 business days for your application to be processed.


There is no application fee for this program. Course and/or material fees or special fees are listed with individual courses and do not include supplies unless otherwise indicated.


Professional Development Certificate

Completion Requirements

Course are completed individually. You are required to pass a written examination and, if applicable, complete a clinical demonstration to attain a Professional Development certificate. A grade of "Successfully Completed" is assigned upon passing the final exam. A grade of "Not Completed" is assigned to students who do not meet the requirements within the allotted time for non-credit courses. The pass mark for credit courses is 80%.


If you have any questions about your enrolment, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Centre for Professional Nursing Education
phone: 780-497-5188
toll-free: 1-888-497-9390