Kōkiri Mahi Mātanga Advancing Professional Practice

    Course details

    • Code: NURS.7117
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Nursing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)January
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)
Pre-requisiteNURS.6219 NURS.6315, NURS.6316, NURS.6317
Related programmes Bachelor of Nursing;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is for students to examine advancing professional nursing practice concepts of management, leadership and ethical decision making. Through the analysis of health care strategies and quality health care outcomes students will build a political view for nursing practice. Finally, students will evaluate their own practice through the compilation of evidence aligned with NCNZ competencies (2012).

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyse effective management and leadership strategies for clinical nursing practice.
  2. Critically analyse the process of ethical decision making for nursing practice.
  3. Use research to appraise and debate current strategies of quality care delivery, including clinical governance, in the changing health environment in Aotearoa New Zealand
  4. Evaluate personal attainment of NCNZ competencies, providing evidence that reflects scientific and research-based knowledge, and application of this knowledge to nursing practice.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017