Postgraduate Certificate in Perioperative Specialty Nursing

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Nursing

Duration

34 Weeks

Total student fees

$3,082

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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 required of registered nurses to provide specialty care in service delivery for individuals throughout the pre, intra and post-operative experience, with particular focus on complex health care needs.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Registered health professional with current 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)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

34 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,082 $3,082
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,038 $9,038
Total $12,120 $12,120

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

94%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $64,681
Earnings range $43,939 - $75,031
In employment 70%
In further study 25%
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Effie Redwood Endowment Fund

Provided by:

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

Website:

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

Value:

Up to $5000

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Mary Lambie Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

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

Website:

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

Value:

$1000 - may be divided between applicants of equal merit.

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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

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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