1. To be a licensed practical nurse, you must finish a vocational college or other approved program for licensed practical nurses.
2. You need registration in all provinces and territories and must complete the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination in all provinces and territories (except Quebec).
3. To be an operating room technician, you need either additional academic training in operating room techniques, or on-the-job training.
4. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.