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.

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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