Nursing and Health Professions

EIT’s School of Nursing has been offering nursing education for over thirty years – preparing its graduates for professional practice in dynamic, challenging and satisfying fields of nursing. Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing programme are highly sought after, skilled practitioners.

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National Diploma in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work)

The National Diploma in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work) Level 6 is a full-time, 18 month programme which offers you stimulating training, leader towards an advanced qualification as a Mental Health Support Worker.

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Featured Profile

Bianca Saathof

Bianca Saathof, Bachelor of Nursing Student

I took advantage of EIT's "half a degree for free" which has also meant I can study while living at home. My study is broadening my horizons and has already stimulated much personal growth, in conjunction with academic development.

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Susan Jacobs

Dr Susan Jacobs

I began my career as a registered nurse, and over the years, worked in a range of clinical areas.  My practice in critical care nursing spurred me to complete a master’s degree in physiology and biochemistry with a minor in tertiary teaching

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Health Professions Postgraduate Programmes

The Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Health Science and Master of Nursing is approved by Nursing Council of New Zealand and prepares nurses for advanced practice and Nurse Practitioner (with prescribing)

Download the Download the Health Professions Postgraduate Programmes booklet here

Facilities & Scholarships 

Facilities

The School of Nursing’s facilities and resources are excellent and are amongst the best in New Zealand. They include the Clinical Arts and Technology (CAT) Centre plus three well-equipped simulated practice environments including simulated learning technology, computer assisted resources and a small procedures room.

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Nursing and Health Profession Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available for Bachelor of Nursing students. Please phone 0800 22 55 348 to find out more

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Jul
22

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities... Read More

Jul
13

Student Nurse Awarded National Scholarship

EIT nursing student Kathy Kupenga was stunned to open an email telling her she was to... Read More

May
11

International Nurses Day 2015

To celebrate International Nurses Day this year, Nursing Review invited district... Read More

Mar
30

Whanau to Celebrate Nursing Graduate’s Success

Nayda Heays is sorry her beloved father won’t be at her graduation this week, or see... Read More

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