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About the Nursing Assistant Diploma Program

Nursing Assistants, Unit Assistants, and Nursing Unit Assistants are indispensable to hospitals, care facilities, regional health authorities, and health service agencies.  They play an integral role in assisting patients with mobility and hygiene, providing palliative care and implementing support plans for individual patients.  

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • brandon

Why Robertson College winnipeg?

As part of the Nursing Assistant diploma program, you will:

  • Gain the skills you need to provide quality care to those in need
  • Learn to manage patient admissions, transfers as well as discharge procedures
  • Learn to provide palliative care and assist patients with medication
  • Learn the proper techniques in helping patients with mobility issues, cognitive impairment or other ongoing conditions
  • Develop and implement care plans and accurately communicate information

Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with 3 diplomas in Health Unit Clerk, Health Care Aide and Nursing Assistant. Increase your employability!

Nursing Assistant Program Practicum

Students are required to participate in a 12 week practicum as part of their program. 

what you could be earning in less than one year$25,480 - 41,600wage data taken from:
program duration42 weeks
  • Curriculum that has been developed to prepare you for every aspect of the job
  • Learn from experienced instructors with real world experience in the role you are training for
  • Benefit from small classes and hands-on interactive learning
  • Train in modern health care labs with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Students are given a laptop computer to use for the duration of the program
  • We offer flexible program schedules and half day classes
  • Gain access to our extensive employer network in the health care sector
  • 90% post graduation employment rate for this program

Nursing Assistant Student Testimonial

"The best part about my job as a Nursing Assistant is that I can provide direct patient care in more than one way. Working as a Nursing Assistant, you become a much needed support for the nursing staff and someone that can rely on to get what needs to be done and completed in a timely fashion."

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