Nursing and Health

Our programmes are responsive to the changing needs of the health sector, and our lecturers are highly qualified and well respected for their teaching and clinical skills.

We provide a supportive learning environment to meet the educational needs of our students, and we will gladly explore any educational requirements not catered for in our current offerings.

Courses

Next date: May (subject to change)

Who should attend

This course is designed for New Zealand Registered Nurses who have been out of practice for more than five years and wish to gain an Annual Practising Certificate.

Students are required to demonstrate knowledge and competencies defined by the Nursing Council of New Zealand to enable them to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Please note: We are unable to accept applications from overseas registered nurses or non-residents of New Zealand.

Duration:
Eight weeks full time (2 weeks theory and 6 weeks clinical). Accepting applications throughout the year.
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Who should attend
  • Health professionals
  • Registered nurses
  • Practice nurses
  • Mid-wives
Duration:
Two Hours
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Recommended for health professionals who provide regular care to those who are at risk of developing diabetes, or those who already have diabetes.

Duration:
Seven and a half hours per day with five classroom days.
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Who should attend
  • Employees working in low hazard workplace settings like offices, retail shops and schools 
  • Members of the public wanting to learn how to react in emergency situations.

You must enrol for this certificate.  To enrol please contacts us at nursingandhealth@manukau.ac.nz or 968 8736.

Duration:
8 Hours (plus breaks)
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Who should attend
  • Employees working in medium and high hazard workplace settings like factories, construction sites
  • Security staff who are likely to be first responders in emergency situations
  • Other employees of clubs and recreational facilities 
  • Members of the public wanting to learn how to provide comprehensive first aid in emergency situations.

You must enrol for this certificate.  To enrol please contacts us at nursingandhealth@manukau.ac.nz or 09 968 8736.

Duration:
12 Hours (plus breaks)
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Who should attend
  • All First Aid certificate holders whose certificate is about to expire
  • First Aid Certificate are valid for 2 years from the date of issue
  • If your certificate was issued more than 2 years and 3 months ago you will need to complete the Workplace or Comprehensive First Aid Certificate.

You must enrol for this certificate.  To enrol please contacts us at nursingandhealth@manukau.ac.nz or 09 968 8736.

Duration:
6 Hours (plus breaks)
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Develop your competence in a wide range of health promotion skills through this interactive course.

You will be introduced to the principles, concepts and practice of health promotion. This course will enable you to understand the role and importance of health promotion and the broader concept of health within a community and national setting.

You will also gain an introductory knowledge of health competency by using – Nga Kaiakatanga Hauora mo Aotearoa Health Promotion Competencies for Aotearoa New Zealand.

This certificate if offered part-time over 12 weeks with two weeks preparation, two weeks on-course and eight weeks self-directed learning totalling 100 hours.

This certificate is jointly offered by Manukau Institute of Technology and the Health Promotion Forum.

Duration:
12 weeks
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