Online
Courses

WeRPN has developed a series of online learning programs to support RPN professional development. By participating in these online courses, RPNs can enhance their understanding of key topics ranging from leadership to role clarity to patient-centred care. These courses provide online asynchronous learning - facilitators provide all reading materials, activities and assignments that can be accessed at any time each week. Find out more in the FAQ video below. Click on the course for further descriptions, prices and how to register. Not all courses run each semester. Check the start dates below.


Introduction to Leadership

An 8-week online course on the key theories of communication, problem-solving, change and influencing management, and conflict resolution, to develop personal and professional leadership skills at the individual RPN level.

Course start dates:
January 15 2024
June 17, 2024

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Leveraging Critical Thinking

Leveraging Critical Thinking is an 8-week online course covering topics that are important in the development of critical thinking skills including the role of self in critical thinking, logic and reasoning, analysis and communication and applying those skills problem solving; decision making and leadership

Course start dates:
January 15 2024
June 17, 2024

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Introduction to Nursing Research for RPNs

This Introduction to Nursing Research for RPNs course is a great introduction to the world of research and its application to nursing. We will answer many questions in this asynchronous course, covering 8 weeks of study. Some of the topics covered will include: What is Nursing Research? How to develop a research question. How to Read and Understand Nursing Research. What is evidence-based nursing? How do you develop a research question? What is research ethics? What is critical appraisal? And so much more! Take the first step along your Research Career path!

Course start dates:
January 15, 2024
July 15, 2024

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Optimizing RPN Scope of Practice

An 8-week online leadership course designed to support appropriate utilization of RPN scope of practice.

Course start dates:
January 15 2024
June 17, 2024

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Advanced Leadership

An 8-week online course that provides learners with tools so that you are able to influence the decisions and policies that are most important to nurses and the people you care for. Introduction to Leadership should be taken prior to this course as it builds on the previous course.

Course start dates:
April 8, 2024
September 16, 2024

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What you don't know about Person-Centered Care

Over this 8 week online course, you will gain a critical examination on the role of practical nurses in person-centered care at the system and individual level.

Course start dates:
April 8, 2024
September 16, 2024

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Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) Basics for Healthcare Providers

An 9-week online course. The Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) Basics for Healthcare Providers will provide learners in clinical settings with an understanding of the foundational elements of IPAC that includes the modes of vector transmission, infectious disease processes, routine practices for IPAC, epidemiology investigation and surveillance, epidemiology of healthcare-acquired infections, management of IPAC and outbreak control in the clinical setting.

Course start dates:
April 8, 2024
September 16, 2024

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FAQ about our e-Learning Courses

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