FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS MELAF-AD Medical Laboratory Sciences

CO-OP/Practicum Information

The Medical Laboratory Sciences Program arranges clinical practicum placements for each student. Clinical practicum placements are located in a variety of accredited facilities throughout Manitoba. Students are responsible for travel, accommodation arrangements and costs to, during and from their clinical experience. Students continue with their didactic studies thru on-line learning while on their clinical practicum placement and reliable internet access is required.  

Note: For clinical site assignment, students input their preferences for clinical practicum placements however; there is no guarantee that a student will receive a clinical assignment from their list of preferred sites. Students must be prepared to attend their assigned placement at any of the clinical sites in the province.

Training Outside of Winnipeg - Student Testimonial

Potential rural clinical placement locations include:
  • Brandon Regional Health Centre
    • Students attending practicum placement in Brandon will spend 5 weeks at Canadian Blood Services in Winnipeg
Potential urban clinical placement locations include:
  • Various facilities in Winnipeg
Rotations of up to 3 weeks for hematology and up to 6 weeks for chemistry / phlebotomy may be included at one or more of the following sites:
  • Boundary Trails Health Centre, Morden/Winkler
  • Portage General Hospital, Portage la Prairie
  • Selkirk and District General Hospital, Selkirk
  • Bethesda Hospital, Steinbach
  • St. Anthony‚Äôs General Hospital, The Pas
  • Dauphin Regional Health Centre, Dauphin
  • Thompson and District General Hospital
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