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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent; and
(c) be a registered nurse with a practising certificate from the Nursing Council of New Zealand or equivalent.
2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:
(a) courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification; and including:
(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification; and
(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. A candidate who has been awarded the Massey University Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing or its equivalent from another tertiary institution may apply to cross-credit up to 60 credits to the Postgraduate Diploma.
4. The Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing is awarded with or without an endorsement.
5. Candidates may complete an endorsement by passing at least 90 credits in an endorsement, as specified in Schedule B for the qualification.
6. The endorsement available is Neonatal.
7. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing may be awarded with distinction or merit.
8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualifications will apply.
9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
|168.711||Health Research Design and Method||30 credits||R 168.810 and 168.710|
|168.713||Evidence-Based Practice||30 credits|
|168.733||Physiology and Pathophysiology||30 credits|
|168.725||Neonatal Science and Clinical Care of the Neonate I||30 credits|
|168.726||Neonatal Science and Clinical Care of the Neonate II||30 credits||P 168.725, 168.729 or equivalent|
|168.729||Neonatal and Family Assessment and Practice||30 credits||P 168.725|
|128.706||Micro/Macro Ergonomics||30 credits|
|152.742||Health Systems Management||30 credits||R 250.742|
|152.746||Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management||30 credits||R 250.746|
|168.703||Managing Long Term Conditions||30 credits|
|168.709||Contemporary Clinical Teaching||30 credits|
|168.712||Pain Management||30 credits||C 168.733|
|168.714||Advanced Assessment and Therapeutic Intervention in Mental Health||30 credits|
|168.717||Applied Ethics for Professional Practice||30 credits|
|168.719||Clinical Specialty: Older Persons' Health||30 credits|
|168.720||Clinical Specialty: Mental Health||30 credits|
|168.721||Māori Centred Practice||30 credits|
|168.722||Wound Management||30 credits|
|168.724||Primary Health Care Nursing||30 credits|
|168.728||Assessment and Clinical Decision-Making||30 credits||P 168.733|
|168.731||Leadership in Nursing||30 credits|
|168.734||Clinical Pharmacology||30 credits||P 168.733|
|168.750||Registered Nurse Prescribing Practicum||30 credits||P 168.733, 168.734 (B grade), 168.728 (B grade) R 168.850|
|252.701||Sleep and Circadian Science for Health Practitioners||30 credits||R 252.702|
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Last updated on Friday 01 February 2019