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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 Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged Support (Core Competencies)(Level 3)

Do you want to develop the skills to enable you to enable others? In this certificate you’ll be caring for and supporting children, adolescents and the elderly when they need it most. You could end up working in a hospital, or a residential or community setting.

When you’ve completed this certificate you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to care for a range of people in the community.

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Featured Profile

Liz

Liz MacKenzie, Bachelor of Nursing Graduate

I want to make a difference in people's lives, help them to empower themselves to as independently as possible manage their health.  EIT Tairawhiti (Gisborne) gives those of us with ties to the region the opportunity to improve our lifestyle without moving cities.  The EIT staff are amazing - just take a leap of faith and make the application!

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Rachael V

Dr Rachael Vernon

During the past five years I have established a strong national and international presence in terms of research related to nursing regulation, and in particular the exploration of relationships between legislation, policy, regulation and continuing competence of health professionals.  My Doctoral research explored the relationships between legislation, policy and the continuing competence requirements for nurses in New Zealand, and proposed an internationally agreed best practice model for the assessment of continuing competence

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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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Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care

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EIT donates nursing books to the Cook Islands

Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with... Read More

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What are EIT Bachelor of Nursing graduates doing today?

Data compiled by Nursing Practicum Manager Sue Floyd has established that 76 percent* of... Read More

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Dignity Conference 2015 – Response-Based Practice in Action

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