Learn the theory and clinical nursing practice required to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with this 18-month diploma programme. Your study comprises of a combination of theory, practice in simulated environments, and clinical placements in different healthcare settings.
Gain the necessary knowledge base, practical skills and attitudes to work safely, effectively and productively with clients within a healthcare setting. With over 1,100 hours of clinical placement you will learn the value of optimising the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people and their communities, promoting balanced lifestyles and supporting people to realise their full potential.
Obtain a current practising certificate to work as a registered nurse in New Zealand. This intensive programme comprises three weeks of theory and includes study in ethics, regulations in New Zealand, quality assurance, cultural safety and preparation for clinical practice and a practical clinical component which runs for six weeks.
Develop proficiency in the principles, knowledge and practice of Trauma Informed Care when caring for patients, and their whānau, with multi-dimensional experiences of trauma in a healthcare setting.