March 27th - March 31st

The purpose of spirit week is to get students enthused and supportive of their school. The week also serves to get students involved, working cooperatively and united on a common goal of promoting the school and raising money for cancer research. Hosted by CNS Nursing Society more information...

Health Fair!

Hosted by Second Year Nursing Students from the Centre for Nursing Studies

Wednesday, March 29th 2017 in the West Block Lobby from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Eating Disorder Foundation Announces Community Support Awards


The Centre for Nursing Studies, Eastern Health, represented by Dr. Kathy Watkins, has partnered with the Foundation for the past number of years to create resource manuals on a variety of topics ranging from Information Guides for Health Professionals, identification of library resources to a esource manual focused on disordered eating in LBGTQ Community. Each fall one or more groups of 4th year students are assigned to the Foundation to complete a project of our choosing as part of their program. To date we have some 8 resource manuals that are used by our staff, our community partners and our clients on a regular basis.





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 Continuing Nursing Studies - Anatomy & Physiology I (2017-2018)

The Centre for Nursing Studies is pleased to offer the following distance education online course for the Practical Nursing Program. Successful completion of this course will provide a transfer credit for N102 Anatomy & Physiology offered in semester 1 of the Practical Nursing Program.



Contact: Barbara Peters

Phone: 777-8162

Are you looking for a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse?

Department of Health and Community Services LPN Brochure

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


LPN Job Opportunities

 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.    

          Bursary Program Information                                                                                                  

Building Brighter Futures:
Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Enriching Canada by advancing Indigenous achievement
Indspire helps thousands of Indigenous students complete their education.
We can help you too.

 SA Grace Alumni Scholarship Information

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. For more information contact joan.downey@easternhealth.ca

 Faculty Scholarship Inventory 2007-2014

Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) Bridging/Re-Entry Program

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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Privacy Statement: The Centre for Nursing Studies respects the privacy of individuals. Information is collected and shared only as required for the administration of academic programs. Please contact Dr. Kathy Watkins, Director, if you would like more information: kwatkins@mun.ca


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