Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing
Whitireia Community Polytechnic
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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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.
Graduates will have gained additional, knowledge and skills to provide specialty Registered Nurse care for a variety of primary health care settings including Well Child/Tamariki Ora (Plunket nursing), district nursing, public health nursing, practice nursing, aged and residential care setting, Whanau ora, occupational health, youth health.
Key Information for Students
Registered health professional with NZ practicing certificate, Bachelor degree or equivalent AND relevant clinical employment for a minimum of 2 days (15 hours) per week. (International: IELTS 7.0)
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$43,939 - $75,031|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants
NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants
Up to $800
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.