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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 Mental Health and Addiction Support

Do you want to reach out to and support those people in your community who struggle with mental illness? If so, the National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support will give you the skills to help them through their tough times.

When you’ve completed this certificate you’ll be ready to help and support people dealing with mental health issues or take your career to the next level with the Diploma in Mental Health and Addiction Support.

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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

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Associate Professor Rachel Forrest

My research has led to the development and commercialization of a gene marker for cold tolerance in sheep, the income from which supports ongoing research into other potential gene-markers for use in animal breeding, creating a substantial research platform.

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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 Welcomes New Head of Nursing

EIT’s new Head of School Nursing, Associate Professor Thomas Harding equates his role... Read More

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Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care

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Dignity Conference 2015 – Response-Based Practice in Action

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