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Université de Saint-Boniface Diploma in Auxiliary Nursing Sciences
Université de Saint-Boniface

Diploma in Auxiliary Nursing Sciences

Winnipeg, Canada

22 Months


Full time, Part time

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CAD 12,995 / per year *


* for permanent residents and Canadian citizens the price is $7175


Are you interested in the field of health? Would you like to treat people? Are you showing leadership? Our Licensed Practical Nursing Diploma is for you!

Our practical nursing students have varied backgrounds: high school graduates, international students, adults aged 21 and over, etc., but all have the same qualities: they are organized, motivated and agile to their hands. All of them are looking for a rewarding, caring job.

Autonomous and versatile, auxiliary nursing staff are responsible for a large number of patient care: intravenous, medication calculation, physical examinations, etc. In the healthcare team, their leadership and clinical judgment are essential.


2 year program. Leads to a diploma in practical nursing.

Program overview

This program helps develop high-level skills to provide compassionate and safe care. You will be able to analyze, plan, apply and evaluate the nursing care to be provided with the help of a healthcare team.

At the Université de Saint-Boniface , classes are given in French in an exceptional environment, unique in Canada. Develop your manual skills in classrooms and laboratories at the cutting edge of technology, reproducing the hospital environment.

Examples of subjects studied during the lessons:

  • Human body
  • Care techniques
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Health assessment and promotion
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • Psychology
  • Perinatal
  • Pediatrics and rehabilitation
  • Gerontology
  • Palliative care
  • Compassion and respect: support for families

The school has two admissions: one in September for all programs and one in January for university programs only. However, between May 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022, Canadians will still be able to register for the start of the September re-entry, while internationals will have to wait for the next re-entry, either in January 2023 or September 2023, according to their program.

Practical training

Six internships (a total of 920 hours) will allow you to put your learning into practice and tame this work environment.

These internships cover a multitude of fields: care, surgeries, rehabilitation, pediatrics, mental health, perinatal care, etc.

100% of our practical nursing graduates get jobs! This program is for you if you are looking for a solid, but accelerated, training in the field of health.

Additional information

If you did not go to school in Canada, you will need to take an English test to be admitted to the program.

Continuing Studies

Our graduates can continue their education by enrolling in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Several courses of the practical nursing diploma can be transferred to the baccalaureate, which will shorten the duration of studies at the baccalaureate.

Job opportunities

Licensed practical nurses work everywhere in the health care network, whether in hospitals or in long-term care establishments, for example.


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