This web site is designed to provide Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) candidates, regulators, educators, employers and those interested in exploring a career as a practical nurse in Canada with important information about the CPNRE. To learn more about this exam, please consult the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination Blueprint. For information on candidate eligibility, registration or licensure, employment and educational opportunities, please contact your provincial/territorial Regulatory Authority.
Candidates will also find information on two very useful tools to help prepare to write the CPNRE: 1) The CPNRE Prep Guide and 2) the CPNRE Predictor Tests. The Prep Guide is a comprehensive study tool that will help prepare candidates to write the CPNRE. The Predictor Test is a tool to help assess a candidate's readiness to write the CPNRE. Educators will also find information on a new classroom assessment tool.
Under “About the Exam”, please review important information concerning cheating.