Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Nursing not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

An applicant must have completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing) or relevant professional practice or experience in a related health field equivalent to a bachelor's degree. Evidence of current professional practice is required.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

PgDipRNPres graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills in their field of practice essential for them to be able to pursue personal and professional goals, and further postgraduate study. The emphasis placed on integrating theory and practice will enhance their problem solving and analytical skills. Graduates will have advanced knowledge within a specialist field. They will have developed skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication and be prepared for further postgraduate study. In addition, PgDipRNPres graduates will meet the preparatory education requirements for registered nurse medicine prescriptive authority.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812

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