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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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

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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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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

May
11

International Nurses Day 2015

To celebrate International Nurses Day this year, Nursing Review invited district... Read More

Mar
30

Whanau to Celebrate Nursing Graduate’s Success

Nayda Heays is sorry her beloved father won’t be at her graduation this week, or see... Read More

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