The Centre for Nursing Studies (CNS) is operated by Eastern Health and offers a variety of high quality nursing education programs to prepare our graduates to provide excellent patient care. Programs are offered both on-site and by distance delivery.

The Centre for Nursing Studies is the largest nursing school in Newfoundland and Labrador with approximately 1,000 students across all programs.

Is nursing for you?

Do you like a challenge?  Do you like working with people? As the largest group of health-care professionals, nurses play a vital role in the health-care system. Nurses practice in a variety of settings as direct care givers, teachers, counsellors, advocates, coordinators of care and members of a professional organization.


Practical Nursing

Licensed practical nurses are health-care professionals that care for patients, and are prepared to promote, maintain and restore health and to prevent illness, in partnership and collaboration with clients and other members of the health-care team. Become one today!


News and announcements

Looking for a Career as a Licensed Practical Nurse?

A virtual information session is being held on Thursday, November 19 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  All high school students, post-secondary students and adults interested in practical nursing are invited to attend.