Course Description

Successful completion of this course adds a specialization to your practical nurse license in Alberta. You will learn about the preparation and administration of immunizations. You'll learn how to safely administer immunizing/biological agents.

This course is available anytime online, or self-paced homestudy*. You will have up to four months to complete this course.

*Learning materials fee applies to homestudy option.

Pre-requisite

Intramuscular & Intradermal Injections certificate or equivalent. Graduates of a practical nurse program in Alberta since 2006 have covered this material in their program.  You'll be asked to sign a confirmation form, once you have registered, indicating the place and year of your graduation, or, when/where you studied this material.  The Intramuscular & Intradermal Injections course covers the hands-on skills not covered in the Immunization course.

Additional Information

The final exam is written online. You can write this exam from home. A minimum of 80% on the exam is required to pass the course. One re-write, for a fee of $100, is allowed within 14 days of your course end date.

You will receive a Bow Valley College Certificate of Completion once you have successfully completed the course. This course is authorized by CLPNA as meeting the requirements for Specialized Practice.

HOW TO GET CLPNA AUTHORIZATION FOR SPECIALIZATIONS

LPNs are not fully authorized and not covered by LPN insurance for specialized practice until it is approved by CLPNA and added to their practice permit.

LPNs must send a copy of their certificate of completion to CLPNA (scan and email to info@clpna.com or fax to 780-484-9069).

Once approved, the specialization will be listed on the LPN’s Practice Permit and CLPNA’s Public Registry.

Questions? Contact info@clpna.com, 1-800-661-5877 (toll free in Alberta), or 780-484-8886.

 

Course Offerings


Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Apr 3, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

May 8, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Jun 12, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Jul 10, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Aug 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Home Study

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place using print-based materials at a time and place of learners own choosing. May include limited online activity.

Start/End Date

Apr 3, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$439.00 CAD

Start/End Date

May 8, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$439.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Jun 12, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$439.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Jul 10, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$439.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Aug 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Hours

45

Price

$439.00 CAD

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