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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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Certificate in Contemporary NZ Nursing Practice (For NZ Registered Nurses and Overseas Registered Nurses with NZ Residency/Citizenship)

Has your nursing qualification lapsed? Is it time to update your knowledge and skills for a successful return to nursing? If so, this is the certificate for you.

This certificate delivers an accelerated refresher programme including nursing theory, health studies, social sciences, biological sciences, research and professional practice skills.

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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

Alannah Meyer

Alannah Meyer

My research is related to issues identified currently in nursing clinical practice and has sought to add to the body of knowledge, guide practice and provide a better understanding of those issues.  Two renal papers on the role and effectiveness of pre-dialysis nurses have contributed to the clarification of the role and an understanding of what these nurses believed to be effective care.

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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 


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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EIT donates nursing books to the Cook Islands

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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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