This course is for both Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Learners will develop competencies in psychomotor skills necessary to provide safe patient care. They will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the RN when performing psychomotor skills, examine the impact of research and technology and compare current practice standards to their own level of knowledge, judgment and skill. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, critical thinking, ability to organize and prioritize, identification of own learning needs, and competency in performance of psychomotor skills.
Please note: Applicants intending to register for Consolidated Clinical (PNUR 1130) are required to show proof of English proficiency. Please see the Consolidated Clinical website for full details.
This is an onsite course utilizing the KPU nursing labs on the Langley Campus. Generally this course is delivered in four 6hr day workshops.
$900.00 CAD, plus GST. Cost of course includes a take home practice kit of lab supplies. (Please note: All Faculty of Health, Professional Studies course fees are non-refundable/non-transferrable)
Successful grade for this course is Mastery
Learners who are not successful in PNUR 1111, Psychomotor Skills Review may attempt the course for a second time. Learners requesting a second attempt are required to seek permission from the Director, in writing. Learners are advised to contact their Canadian Nursing Regulatory Body for advisement if they are not successful after a second attempt. No exceptions. Please note, there is no appeal mechanism within KPU for students receiving non-mastery.
To be eligible to register, applicants must have one of the following:
- Completion of KPU Competency Assessment and Enhancement for Nurses’ (CAEN) assessment
- A letter or email referral from a Canadian Nursing Regulatory Body
- Current nursing licensure
Please note: Access to a computer/internet is required
How to Register
Registration is completed via Flexreg. The course to search for is PNUR 1111.
Registration closes just prior to the start of the workshop or once the seats are full. Maximum 20 students per workshop.
Current Course Schedule (Please note: schedule is subject to change)
Current course schedules are available on Flexreg by searching for PNUR 1111, select "Course Details", select "Meeting times".
Text books/Course Materials
Internet access required. Online course modality may not be fully functional when utilizing iPads &/or android devices.
Take home lab supplies will be provided during class
- Ross-Kerr, J. Potter and Perry Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing. Latest edition and/or a copy current in the last 5 years. Available through the publisher at www.elsevier.com or through Kwantlen's bookstore.
- Drug Guidebook – one of the following:
- Recommended: Lippincott Drug Guide (latest edition) OR
- Davis Drug Guide (latest edition)
Please contact our Program Assistant at 604.599.2232 or email