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Welcome to Professional Studies Health
We offer a variety of RN/LPN nursing refresher education

Courses offered include:

RN or LPN:

RN only:

LPN only:

We can also offer customized training for your worksite.  For more information, please contact


News & Events

Sep 26, 2022 - We are launching our NCLEX Bootcamp starting Spring 2023, please check back soon for updates

Sep 13, 2022 - Our offices will be closed September 30

July 6, 2022 - Fall registration is now open

June 8, 2022 - Upcoming Career Paths Information Sessions 

May 31, 2022 - As of May 31, 2022 Password reset details are found here 

May 27, 2022 - Courses starting after September 2022 onward access moodle via 

February 14, 2022 - Effective immediately the offices of Professional Studies have relocated to the Cloverdale Campus


Upcoming Courses

  Date Time Place Cost
Instructions on using Elevate can be found HERE        
CAEN Assessments Self Paid - PNCA 9000 - Wednesdays by appointment online Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022 online online $787.50
CAEN Assessments Sponsored - PNCA 9000 - Wednesdays by appointment Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022 0830-1530 online or in person KPU Langley SIM 1878 $1050.00
Pharmacology RNs - PNUR 9100 -  Registration closes November 2 Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Pharmacology LPNs - PNUR 9032 -  Registration closes November 2 Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Canadian Nursing Theory & Practice - PNUR 9112 - Registration is closed Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Canadian Nursing Theory & Practice for LPNs - PNUR 9033 - Registration is closed  Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Introduction to the Canadian Health Care & Nursing in Canada - PNUR 9101 - Registration closes November 02 Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Introduction to the Canadian Health Care & Nursing in Canada for LPNs - PNUR 9035 - Registration closes November 02 Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Gerontology In Nursing - PNUR 9031 - Registration is closed Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Consolidated Clinical Course - PNUR 9130 - Registration closed - class full Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2022 various offsite $2100.00
Specialized Clinical Course - PNUR 9020 - Registration closed - class full Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2022 various offsite $3150.00
LPN Consolidated Clinical Course - PNUR 9034  - Registration is closed Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2022 various offsite $2100.00
Psychomotor Skills Review   -  PNUR 9111 -  Registration closed - class full Nov 22-25, 2022 0800-1400 KPU Langley S1820 $945.00
Health & Physical Assessment  -  PNUR 9109  - Registration closed - class full Oct 31 - Nov 29, 2022 0800-1630

Online Oct 31-Nov 27 (self paced) prep then

KPU Langley SIM S1820 Nov 28-29

Professional Communication - PNUR 9120 - Registration closes November 18 Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2022 0830-1630 KPU Cloverdale TBD $682.50
Community Health Nursing in Canada - Theory - PNUR 9037 - Registration is closed Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Nursing Leadership & Management - PNUR 9038 - Registration is closed Sep 7 - Dec 14, 2022   online $525.00
Nurse Ready September (online) - PNUR 9030 - Registration closed class full Aug 24 - Sep 23, 2022 0930 - 1430

online asynchronized Aug 24-Sep 6 prep then

online synchronized Wed - Fri Sep 7-23

Nurse Ready October (online) - PNUR 9030 - Registration closed class full Sep 21 - Oct 21, 2022 0930 - 1430

online asynchronized Sep 21-Oct 4 prep then

online synchronized Wed - Fri Oct 5-21

Nurse Ready November (online) - PNUR 9030 - Registration closed class full Oct 19 - Nov 18, 2022 0930 - 1430

online asynchronized Oct 19-Nov 1 prep then

online synchronized Wed - Fri Nov 2-18; Nov 8 in lieu of Nov 11 stat

Nurse Ready December (online) - PNUR 9030 - Registration closed class full Nov 23 - Dec 23, 2022 0930 - 1430 

online asynchronized Nov 23 - Dec 6 prep then

online synchronized Wed - Fri Dec 7 - 23

Fit Testing - PNUR 9001 - by appointment contact office after purchase Sep 06 - Dec 16, 2022 various KPU Surrey, Cloverdale, Langley by appointment $31.50

How to register

Registration for Professional Studies Courses in the Faculty of Health is done via Elevate unless Learners are sponsored by a third party.  Instructions on Elevate can be found here

Learners with sponsorship letters can contact our office for details on how to register.  Details on sponosorship letters and current templates can be found on the CPS website here

Learners are responsible to check for any last minute changes or updates.

As information on Elevate can be limited, it is important to review each course website noted above to ensure eligibility prior to purchasing a seat as there are no refunds.  

Please be sure to also email our office the signed policy form noted below.

The Continuing and Professional Studies office at KPU (CPS) manages Elevate on behalf of Faculty of Health.  Registration issues with Elevate can be directed to CPS in the event our office is unavailable via email at  Help Desk can provide technical assistance at 604-599-2116 for issues with KPU log in and Elevate.  

Learners registering for a Competency Assessment & Enhancement for Nurses (CAEN), can purchase a seat via Elevate for the appropriate month.  Sponsored learners will require a sponsorship letter from the sponsor (employer/union) that includes the name of the learner, to whom the report should be sent and authority to invoice the third party with their name and address to send the invoice.  A sample letter can be found on the CPS website here

Whether sponsoring or paying personally, the course to search on Elevate is PNCA 9000.  There are two options; one for self-paid and one for sponsored, please select the appropriate course. As sponsored seats are invoiced to a third party, the rates on Elevate may appear as $0 as the candidate is not responsible for the fees.  If sponsored options do not appear on Elevate, please contact our office.  In all cases, once a seat is purchased, please email our office to book the appointment.  Any issues with trying to purchase a seat, please contact our office.  In the email, please include the BCCNM file number, the signed policy form outlined (see “Policy Form” below) and indicate the preferred appointment date.  Please note: for learners who are sponsored to attend the CAEN, the CAEN results are sent directly to the third party.  Please sign and send our office this CAEN waiver consenting release of the report PDF icon KPU Privacy&Consent_2021.pdf.  CAEN appointments typically occur on Wednesdays.  For more information on the CAEN, please access the course website

Learners registering for any of our Clinical courses, should read the information as outlined under the respective Clinical Course website links above before registering for the course.  Clinical registration can only occur if learners have permission from this office and have all their prerequisites ready including having mastered any and all education as identified by their assessment report (CAEN, NCAS, etc.)  Do not purchase a seat for Clinical until all the prerequisites are complete and all other education is mastered as there are no refunds.  All prerequisites must remain current for the duration of the applicable semester.  If any of the prerequisites expire during the applicable semester, with the exception of IELTS or CELBAN, these must be renewed prior to purchasing a seat.   

Learners registering for Fit Testing (PNUR 9001), can find the instructions for fit testing on the fit testing webpage, registration is completed through Elevate

Policy form

In addition to accessing the online Elevate registration system, all learners (except those only being fit tested) must submit a signed copy of the Policy Form File FOHPS PolicyAcknForm_2021.docx once learners have read and understood the relevant policies as indicated in the form.  This form is required at the time of registration and can be emailed to 

The policies can be found at and Student Rights & Responsibilities. In the event a learner requires further clarification on the policies, please contact the Professional Studies office prior to signing and submitting the acknowledgement form.

Course requirements

Learners interested in pursuing courses through KPU's Faculty of Health, Professional Studies Department should make themselves familiar with all course requirements.  Please review course websites for any additional costs associated with course resources. Course resources, such as textbooks (e-text or hard copy) &/or additional learning resources bear an additional cost and may be necessary to complete the course.  Please contact our office if you are unclear about the course requirements prior to registration, as there are no refunds/transfers in FOHPS.  To review course requirements, please open the individual course websites listed above.  

All learners registering for any of our Consolidated Clinical Courses must demonstrate English language proficiency through original Canadian educational transcripts (secondary or post-secondary).  Internationally educated learners will require proof of English language proficiency through the International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS) or the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN).  Please open the individual Clinical Course websites above for further details.

Learners with mental or physical impairments, who may require program or practicum (preceptorship) accommodations, should contact the Program Director via email at to discuss required skills and competencies, and an Accessibility Advisor at 604.599.2148to ensure appropriate accommodations can be arranged prior to registering for Professional Studies courses.  Due to time constraints, accommodations cannot be considered after a learner has registered for a course.

Course schedules

Current schedules will be available on Elevate once registration opens.  If a course does not appear on Elevate, please email our office at


All Faculty of Health, Professional Studies course fees are non-refundable/non-transferrable.

How to reach us

The Faculty of Health, Professional Studies Office is located at the KPU Cloverdale campus.  Student meetings by appointment or via Microsoft Teams, please email or call to book.  

Preferred contact is via email
Office phone number is 604-599-2232 

Open lab practice sessions

Learners registered in any of our Professional Studies courses, with the exception of PNUR 9001-Fit Testing and PNCA 1000-CAEN, are eligible to attend the open practice simulation sessions hosted at KPU's Langley nursing labs throughout the semester.  The practice sessions are by appointment to a maximum of four learners.  Please email our Office.  Learners registered for the PNCA 9000-CAEN Assessment or PNUR 9001-Fit Testing are not eligible to attend these simulation workshops.  The simulation sessions are designed to provide learners with additional practice times in the simulation lab so they can improve their skills.  New skills are not taught during this open practice, therefore, learners would practice only the skills they have reviewed in advance.  Current registration, KPU student ID, uniform, name tag and lab kits are required to attend these sessions.  Please use your Lab kits provided from class, kits are not supplied. 

Helpful links

For student email, visit and it will soon show on your Student Gateway

Forgot your password?  Details on setting up your password can be found here

You can rest your password once you set up Student SSPR Registration open and search for the Student SSPR Registration tile

To access the course website once registered, sign in via until August 31, 2022; after September 1, 2022 courses can be accessed via