Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing

Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing

This programme is for registered nurses, working in community and primary health, to gain a postgraduate qualification that advances your specialty knowledge in Well Child/Tamariki Ora Nursing. This programme is delivered in partnership with Whānau Ᾱwhina Plunket (Plunket). Credits may be gained towards Master’s study.

Programme outline

This clinically focused programme is for registered nurses working in Well Child/Tamariki Ora Nursing for a minimum of two days per week.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing consists of two papers: Primary Health Care and Health Promotion, and Praxis in the Community Setting (Well Child/Tamariki Ora).

Blended learning approaches are used.

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Entry requirements

Domestic Students

Registered nurse with a current New Zealand practising certificate, Bachelors or equivalent and relevant clinical employment for a minimum of two days (15 hours) per week.

International Students

Proven equivalence for Domestic Entry Requirements plus IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) in each band.

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*International fee displayed is for 1 year of study (equivalent to 120 credits) and does not include insurance and administration (approximately $924 per year of study).

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia.

On 1 September 2022, the operations of Whitireia transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing Whitireia programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.

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