If you are a natural carer, patient, compassionate and want to help others, the New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing will help you start your healthcare career in just 18 months. Enrolled Nurses are an essential part of our healthcare sector and provide nursing care in collaboration with Registered Nurses or other registered health practitioners.
This professional nursing qualification will allow you to work in a range of settings including acute health care, rehabilitation, and mental health in hospitals, community services, medical centres or in aged care.
Through a blend of classroom theory sessions, clinical environment simulation, and clinical placements you will learn:
- Nursing Profession
- Applied Social Science
- Applied Structure and Function of the Human body
- Clinical Skills
- Nursing Practice
- Acute Care
- Mental Health and Addictions
On successful completion of this programme graduates will be eligible to apply to Nursing Council of New Zealand to sit the NCNZ State Exam and register as a qualified Enrolled Nurse.
Stage One: Foundation Phase (Feb to Nov)
NURS411 Nursing as a Profession: Enrolled Nursing
NURS412 Applied Social Science for Enrolled Nurses
NURS413 Applied Structure and Function of the Human Body
NURS414 Clinical Skills for Enrolled Nursing
NURS415 Foundations for Enrolled Nursing Practice
NURS513 Enrolled Nursing Practice: Rehabilitation and Community
*You must complete all Stage 1 papers before moving on to Stage 2
Stage Two: Specialty Phase (Feb to July)
NURS511 Enrolled Nursing Practice: Acute Care
NURS512 Enrolled Nursing Practice: Mental Health and Addictions