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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing
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Qualification Regulations

Part I

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.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified;

(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.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits at 700-level, 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. Candidates who have successfully completed a Level 8 postgraduate course as part of a Nursing Council of New Zealand approved Nursing Entry to Practice programme may apply for cross-credit to the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing. Such candidates will not be eligible to receive the Certificate with an endorsement.

Specialisations

4. The Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing is awarded without an endorsement.

5. Notwithstanding Regulation 4, candidates enrolled in the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing prior to 1 January 2021 may complete an endorsement in accordance with Transition Provision 9.

Completion Requirements

6. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualifications will apply.

7. Candidates may be graduated when they met the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Academic Progress

8. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing

Part A (60 credits from)

152742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250742

152746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits
R 250746

168702 Issues in Nursing 30 credits

168703 Managing Long Term Conditions 30 credits

168709 Contemporary Clinical Teaching 30 credits

168711 Health Research Design and Method 30 credits
R 168810, 168710

168712 Pain Management 30 credits

168713 Evidence-Based Practice 30 credits

168714 Advanced Assessment and Therapeutic Intervention in Mental Health 30 credits

168717 Applied Ethics for Professional Practice 30 credits

168719 Clinical Specialty: Older Persons’ Health 30 credits

168720 Clinical Specialty: Mental Health 30 credits

168721 Māori Centred Practice 30 credits

168722 Wound Management 30 credits

168724 Primary Health Care Nursing 30 credits

168728 Assessment and Clinical Decision-Making 30 credits

168731 Leadership in Nursing 30 credits

168733 Physiology and Pathophysiology 30 credits

168734 Clinical Pharmacology 30 credits

168796 Health and Well-being of Children and Young People 30 credits

252701 Sleep and Circadian Science for Health Practitioners 30 credits
R 252702

Part B: Endorsements available under transitional provisions

Mental Health (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses

168714 Advanced Assessment and Therapeutic Intervention in Mental Health 30 credits

168720 Clinical Specialty: Mental Health 30 credits

Neonatal (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses

Older Persons' Health (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory course

168719 Clinical Specialty: Older Persons’ Health 30 credits

Elective courses (30 credits from)

152742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250742

152746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits
R 250746

252701 Sleep and Circadian Science for Health Practitioners 30 credits
R 252702

Course from the Schedule with a 168.7 prefix

Primary Health Care (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory course (30 credits):

168724 Primary Health Care Nursing 30 credits

Elective courses (30 credits from):

152742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250742

152746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits
R 250746

252701 Sleep and Circadian Science for Health Practitioners 30 credits
R 252702

Course from the Schedule with a 168.7 prefix