Welcome to the website of the Centre for Nursing Studies. We offer a continuum of educational opportunities for those who wish to pursue a career in nursing and for Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who wish to advance their nursing career. Take your time to browse information pertaining to our programs, services, faculty, staff and students. Please feel free to contact us for more information.
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Practical Nursing students presented at the Provincial Nursing Forum on June 16. The presentations were entitled "Caring and Aging with Pride" and "Isolation and Loneliness: Out of the Shadows". We congratulate these students for representing CNS in such a professional manner.
The CNS was part of The Jamaican Practical Nursing Recruitment and Onboarding Team who was awarded the CEO Award of Excellence for Connectedness on June 22. The team demonstrated an unwavering commitment and team work through their journey of recruiting Licensed Practical Nurses for the new long-term care facility in St. John’s. Together, this team is dedicated to improving the delivery of health care for Eastern Health’s resident population, and they exemplify the importance of working together for the greater good of the organization.
Are you looking for a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse?
Department of Health and Community Services: Bursaries and Incentives for Licensed Practical Nurses and Person Care Attendants
Department of Advanced Education and Skills: Skills Development Funding
The Centre for Nursing Studies would like to hear from Baccalaureate prepared Registered Nurses who are interested in teaching with us on a casual basis.
Please forward your CV to the Director.
PN Bursary Offer
There will be a limited number of bursaries for PN students who accept difficult-to-fill positions within a Regional Health Authority. The number of bursaries will be determined later by the Regional Health Authorities.
Continuing Nursing Studies
Advanced Foot Care Course for Nurses
NEW DELIVERY FORMAT for 2015
The S.A. Grace General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae awards up to two $750.00 scholarships annually to eligible persons (as per the application criteria) who are currently undertaking part time or full time studies towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in nursing.
This program was launched by the Centre for Nursing Studies in the Fall of 2013. It prepares IENs to practice nursing in the Canadian health care system.
The CNS has received funding from Health Canada for the online development and distance delivery of courses from the current print-based Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) Bridging/Re-Entry Program. The CNS is pleased to be partnering with Professional Development & Conferencing Services (PDCS) and Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS) at Memorial University on this important initiative and will commence offering the program online in March 2014.
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