Postgraduate Certificate in Specialty Care with endorsements (Advanced Paramedic Practice,Paramedic Community Care,Pacific Health Leadership,Palliative Care and such)

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Limited

Subject area

Nursing

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Registered health professional/counsellor, NZ practicing certificate (or equivalent), Bachelor degree (or equivalent) AND employed in relevant clinical service for minimum three days (22.5 hours) per week.
International: IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6), or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this programme is to provide the health and social sector with graduates who have attained advanced knowledge and scholarship through application of research to their professional practice context. Each endorsement contributes to the objectives for the tertiary education and health sectors in relationship to their specific/specialty population. The endorsed programme also contributes to the New Zealand Health Strategy which aims to ensure that health workers meet the demand for services that integrate cultural practices, concepts and diverse world views into high-quality, evidence informed health services.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:

$64,000

Median earnings one year after study

$66,000

Median earnings two years after study

$64,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

67%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Up to $800

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Midwifery/Nursing Clinical Placement Award in Memory of Ngaire Miller

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$2000 each

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

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Sources

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