ACC Practical Nursing Program

Assiniboine Community College will host a rural rotating Practical Nursing program in Virden, MB, commencing September 2022 for 25 students. To read the full news release, visit the ACC website.

Applications to the Virden offering of the program are currently being accepted, with an application deadline being extended until July 24th, 2022, at Midnight. All qualified applications received within that window will be assessed for admission. For all rural rotating sites, admission priority will be given to applicants living in a rural community within 100 km of the site.

Anyone interested in the program who wants to learn more and/or ask questions is encouraged to attend the next information session:

Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 4:00 PM
St. Mary’s Parish Hall
633 - 9th Ave S, Virden MB

This free 45-minute session is led by the chair of the program as well as the admissions specialist and is extremely helpful and allows for Q&A as well. Email to register. Anyone can attend! Please bring all documents related to your application to the information session to discuss with our admissions specialist.

All applicants must complete the 15-hour Math for Nurses course prior to applying. Visit the ACC website for dates and register here. You must be registered two business days prior to the course start date. Any potential applicants are encouraged to register for Math for Nurses as soon as possible.

Practical Nursing is a competitive entry program and all applicants must complete a CASPer assessment. Learn more about this assessment here. IMPORTANT: A new CASPER assessment date has been added for Virden applicants only: July 28th, 2022, at 8:00 PM EDT (7:00 PM in Manitoba). No other dates are available. Visit for more information.
Any potential applicants are encouraged to register for the CASPer assessment as soon as possible.

Application deadline for the program is July 24th, 2022 at Midnight.

ACC Practical Nursing Program

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