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Entry-level competencies

​​Entry-level competencies reflect the knowledge skills and judgement required of nurses or midwives in Canada to provide safe, competent, ethical and compassionate care. The entry-level competencies below outline the essential competencies that nurses or midwives must possess in order to begin practice.​
​Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
Nurse practitio​ner (NP)
Registered midwife (RM)
Registered nurse (RN)

Registered psychiatric nurse (RPN)