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.

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Featured Programme

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

Ingrid-Foss

Ingrid Foss, National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support

Studying for her nursing degree was an “amazing journey” and one in a series for Ingrid Foss, a Hastings mother-of-five who graduated from EIT in March 2014. Launching into tertiary education, Ingrid had just enrolled for EIT’s National Certificate in Mental Health when she found she was expecting her youngest child, now aged six.  With classmates tracking the progress of her pregnancy and the arrival of baby Chloe, she persevered to gain her qualification – and with flying colours.

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Featured Staff

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)

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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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Mar
11

New Nursing School Appointment

A registered nurse with a PhD in history, Pamela Wood has joined EIT as an associate... Read More

Sep
30

Nurses’ Emotional Labour in a Hospital Children’s Ward

Dr Ruth Crawford recently completed her PhD through the University of Technology Sydney... Read More

Sep
21

Student Nurse Awarded National Scholarship

EIT nursing student Kathy Kupenga has been awarded a prestigious Te Apa Mareikura... Read More

Jul
22

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week

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

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