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Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Sciences > LPN Mental Health Nursing Certificate
The LPN Mental Health Nursing Certificate program is a self-paced, on-line, instructor-supported program that has been developed for Licensed Practical Nurses wishing to enhance their knowledge about care for clients with mental health concerns.
The full program includes five courses, including a clinical component.
Program Learning Outcomes
Program graduates will be equipped to:
The Knowledge Transfer (KT) course (PNRS 140) transfers/applies the four Mental Health courses to clinical practice at the student's workplace. Students complete a series of assignments that are downloaded and submitted online. These assignments are critiqued by the instructor using detailed grading forms and e-mail feedback. This flexible application of the knowledge base allows staff nurses to continue their paid employment while continuing their learning.
Prior to registration in the LPN Mental Health Certificate Program, the applicant must submit:
Students have a maximum of twenty-four months to complete the program. However, this is a maximum timeframe. As courses are self-paced and registration is continuous, dedicated students may complete the entire program in less than the maximum time permitted.
Upon successful completion of the program, students are granted a Douglas College Continuing Education program certificate in LPN Mental Health Nursing.
LPN Mental Health application form: LPN MH Program Application Form