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

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Nayda Heays, Bachelor of Nursing

Nursing practice experience in Hawke’s Bay hospitals has shaped final-year degree student Nayda Heays’ ambition to work in an acute nursing setting like intensive care.

When she launched into studies at EIT in her late thirties, Nayda says she wanted to save the world.

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Featured Staff

Thomas Harding

Associate Professor Thomas Harding (Head of School)

My research and teaching interests lie in the area of gender, race, sexuality and critical theory. My PhD thesis, which was completed in 2005, used critical discourse analysis to deconstruct some of the myths and stereotypes surrounding men, masculinity and caring. My subsequent research has focused on issues pertaining to nursing education and workforce development.

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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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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

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

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