BC adds 602 new nursing seats, invests $475K in faculty, nursing development

The Government of British Columbia has announced that it is adding 602 new nursing seats at public postsecondary institutions. These seats will include 362 registered nursing seats, 40 registered psychiatric nursing seats, 20 nurse practitioner seats, and 180 licensed practical nurse seats (LPN) at 17 institutions. Health-care assistants who want to gain LPN training and LPNs interested in RN training will be able to use the seats to further their education. BC is also providing the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, and the University of Northern British Columbia with $475K for faculty and nurse leader development. BC| Kelowna Daily Courier Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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