Welcome to the Centre for Nursing Studies (CNS)! So whether you are a returning student or new student, the faculty and staff at the CNS are ready to engage you and facilitate your learning opportunities. The CNS is an extraordinary place where you can learn and discover in a highly supportive environment. The CNS faculty members are recognized as leaders and are committed to excellence in all aspects of nursing education. Our staff members are dedicated and resourceful. We pride ourselves in a 21-year history of offering nursing programs that are dynamic, engaging and of the highest quality. Our graduates are recognized for their competence, leadership skills and ability to function in complex health care settings. I am delighted you are a part of the CNS community and encourage you to approach your study with enthusiasm and commitment. I wish you much success and look forward to hearing about your achievements.
On behalf of the Administration at the CNS, I would also like to extend a sincere welcome to all of our faculty and staff members. We have a very important role to play in the success of our students and programs. I look forward to working closely with you throughout 2017-2018 to ensure that this is an exciting and rewarding year for all students, faculty and staff.  

Dr. Kathy Watkins, Director

Practical Nursing Program Information Session 

Tuesday, November 7th

7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Classroom 104

1st. floor, Southcott Hall.    

1oo Roest Road 





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 Continuing Nursing Studies - Anatomy and Physiology I and Anatomy and Physiology II courses will be offered again May 2018.


Contact: Barbara Peters

Phone: 777-8174

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          

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


Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) Bridging/Re-Entry Program will offer another session Spring 2018

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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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