Careers & Connections | Practical Nursing | Assiniboine Community College
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Career & Connections


Many employment opportunities exist for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). LPNs continue to be in demand by employers. Graduate LPNs will obtain employment in hospitals, personal care homes, medical clinics, private agencies and the community. As well, some entrepreneurial LPNs are establishing their own businesses.

Once Practical Nursing graduates have passed the licensure exam, they are eligible for membership with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM).

Licensed Practical Nurses have postgraduate educational opportunities in the following: Dialysis, Operating Room, Oncology, Palliative Care, Foot Care, and Management and leadership.


Assiniboine is proud to partner with professional organizations, post-secondary institutions and high schools.

Professional connections

Our connection with professional organizations allows our graduates to join a related professional organization or to gain advanced standing in their professional education programs.

  • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM)

Post-secondary connections

Our connections with post-secondary institutions include the 2 + 2 program. Start at ACC and get a two-year college diploma. Then, further your education at a partnering institution and receive credit towards related degrees/diplomas.

  • Brandon University

Several high schools have agreements with Assiniboine. In these instances, high school students may receive advanced standing at Assiniboine.

You can view a complete list of Assiniboine's Articulation Agreements. Detailed information is also available for Assiniboine's High School Articulation Agreements and Assiniboine's Apprenticeship Manitoba Agreements.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 Years/ September and January

Credential Diploma

Credits 106.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus



Rural rotating practical nursing sites for 2016-17

Portage la Prairie, Melita and Dauphin have been selected as the three locations to host the next rural rotating practical nursing sites.


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