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Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science

  • Graduate Diploma

Build on your knowledge and skills with advanced study of nursing science. Improve your nursing care in general clinical practice or focus on an area of specialist expertise.

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Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
4 trimesters full-time
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About this course

Designed for registered nurses, these programmes will develop your knowledge, skills and professional confidence to integrate theory, practice and research to improve your nursing care and patient outcomes.Responsive to current demands of practice, our courses will give you a deeper understanding of pathophysiological concepts and current nursing practice issues.Develop your ability to carry out advanced assessments on patients to improve your clinical reasoning. Enhance your skills in locating, analysing, evaluating and applying information and research to your everyday work.To study these programmes at the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice you must be a registered nurse with a current practising certificate from the Nursing Council of New Zealand. You also need a Bachelor's degree from a New Zealand tertiary institution.The level at which you study will depend on your previous academic achievements and chosen professional direction.