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2019
Postgraduate Health
& Social Practice

create your world
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D I N G B                 Y
    LE A
    EXAMPLE
    At the heart of Wintec’s Centre for Health and Social
    Practice is a team of experienced and respected
    practitioners, researchers and educators,
    delivering postgraduate programmes designed in
    response to the learning needs of regional and national
    health and social service professionals.

    The Centre for Health and Social Practice takes
    a collaborative approach to learning that is leading
    the way, creating a positive interface between
    education and the health and social practice sectors.
    This innovative delivery of Health and Social Practice
    in New Zealand provides not only flexible options to
    gain the knowledge and skills you need to meet your
    career objectives, but also an environment that values
    compassionate action, inclusion and diversity.

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CONTENTS
                   Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing            5
                   Master of Nursing                         17
                   Postgraduate Health and Social Practice   24
                   Master of Professional Practice           36

                   Your World at Wintec                      41
                   - Study made easy
                   - Your well-being
                   - Take your next step with Wintec

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LEADING BY REPUTATION
    Who you study with, who you learn from, what
    resources are available to you, what employment links
    are established – these are important considerations
    when selecting where to undertake postgraduate
    study. Wintec provides dedicated resources for you.
    These include specialised workshops and a network
    of Practice Partners who are all highly qualified and
    respected practising professionals. You work on
    projects with the support of lecturers to make a real
    difference in practice, the community and the sector.

    Our close association with Employer Partnership
    Groups ensures the programmes we deliver are
    constantly evolving and always relevant. It also means
    exciting career opportunities for you, regionally,
    nationally and internationally.

                                       Wintec Practice Partner,                                                  Wintec Practice
                                       Nurse Practitioner and                                                    Partner, Nurse
                                       Employer Partnership                                                      Practitioner and
                                       Group Member for the                                                      Employer Partnership
                                       Advanced Practice in                                                      Group Member
                                       Long-Term Conditions                                                      for Postgraduate
                                       online module                                                             Nursing.

                                       ANNA MASTROVICH                                                           JANE JEFFCOAT

    “The online delivery offers rural nurses the opportunity to access     “How often do students ask…”Why do we have to learn this?” …
    and complete modules in their own time when shift work and             Or …”What relevance has this got to my work?” As a Practice
    family life allow. These papers are truly flexible with online         Partner I contribute contextual knowledge to the students’
    support in a group forum. They are tailored to enhance your            postgraduate learning experience, assisting them to apply
    practice and prepare you for the future prescribing. I’m a Wintec      academic knowledge to clinical practice. Theoretical concepts and
    graduate and understand the challenges of distance learning            differing world views are able to be explored in terms of relevance
    and have had input developing these modules to meet the needs          to practice as well as broadening the students’ vision. I have been
    of rural nurses and Wintec has an understanding of practice            a Practice Partner in Postgraduate Nursing since 2009. I also have
    challenges in smaller communities as well as large centres. My         first-hand experience of the nurturing learning environment Wintec
    Wintec Master’s degree has given me academic preparation to            uniquely provides to its students. Being a Wintec graduate means
    apply to clinical reasoning decisions on a daily basis and I hope to   you have excellent academic preparation which can be applied in
    share this experience with you.”                                       practice, a highly marketable commodity.”

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diploma in nursing
                                                       postgraduate
                                                          Master of nursing
   “Wintec has good postgraduate resources you
   can access, with internet you can work from
   anywhere. I enjoy learning about best practice,
   and presenting my research. It’s good to have
   a forum for discussion, and it makes you feel

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   more fulfilled.”

                                                        Practice
   Bepven (Ven) Aparente

                                                     Professional Practice
                                                          master of

                                    U AT E
                                RAD
                                                          WINTEC

        S T G
     PO             I N
     DIPL   O M  A
      N U R S I N G

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HOW TO GET THERE

                                                              Bachelor of Nursing
                                                                (or equivalent)

                                                             6 months full-time
                                                               (or equivalent)
                                                         relevant post-registration
                                                           work experience and a
                                                                current NCNZ
                                                           Practising Certificate

                                    Option to return to the
                                   Postgraduate Diploma in                                     Entry Criteria
       Postgraduate                                               Postgraduate                                      Postgraduate Diploma
                                      Nursing within four                                  B Grade in complusory
    Certificate in Nursing         years of first enrolment
                                                                    Diploma                  modules NURS801,       in Nursing - Registered
         (60 credits)                in the Postgraduate           in Nursing               NURS804, NURS812.          Nurse Prescribing
      Exit Qualification              Diploma in Nursing          (120 credits)                 (90 credits)             (120 credits)
     Completion of 2 modules                                       • 2 core modules                                    • Complusory module
                                                                 • 2 practice modules                                       NURS806

          Master of Nursing                                   Master of Nursing
            (120 credits)                                                                                          Master of Nursing
                                                                (120 credits)                                        (120 credits)
             Dissertation option
                                                         Advanced Nursing Practice option
               • 1 core module                                                                                 Nurse Practitioner option
                                                                 • 3 core modules
               • 1 dissertation                                                                                    • 4 core modules
                                                               • 1 practice module
                  (90 credits)

                                                                    CAREER
                                                       Nurse Practitioner or Specialist Nursing
                                                         practice positions in management,
                                                          education, leadership, research

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PROGRAMME
                                                   Modules are accessible, success-orientated      COMPULSORY MODULES
   POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA                            and immediately relevant to practice and        NURS801  Integrated Science
   IN NURSING                                      new models of care.                                      and Assessment

  Duration:      Starts February/July                                                              CORE MODULES
                                                   INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS                            NURS802  Reasoning in Practice
                 for one year
                                                   The Centre for Health and Social Practice
  Study:         Full-time or Part-time                                                            COMPULSORY MODULES - REGISTERED
                                                   model of the simultaneous delivery
                 equivalent                                                                        NURSE PRESCRIBING PATHWAY
                                                   of clinical and theoretical knowledge
                                                                                                   NURS804   Pharmacology for Nursing

                                                                                                                                                   diploma in nursing
  Location:      Hamilton City Campus
                                                   enables praxis and practice development.

                                                                                                                                                     postgraduate
                 or Bay of Plenty District                                                                   Practice
                                                   We regularly invite scholars and guest
                 Health Board Education                                                            NURS812      Advanced Practice in Long-
                                                   lecturers to give presentations and discuss
                 Centre, Tauranga                                                                               term Conditions
                                                   the latest research in your specialist area.
  Applications: Close in December or June
                                                   A detailed workshop programme is put            NURS806      Registered Nurse Prescribing
                 (late applications may be
                                                   together every year for each module.                         Practicum
                 considered)
  Exit           Postgraduate Certificate                                                          PRACTICE MODULES
                                                   COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS                           NURS804   Pharmacology for Nursing
  Qualification: in Nursing on successful
                                                   To access these web-enhanced or fully                     Practice

                                                                                                                                                        Master of nursing
                 completion of 2 modules
                                                   online modules, you are required to have
                                                                                                   NURS807      Advanced Diabetes Nursing
                                                   access to/use:
  PROGRAMME INFORMATION                                                                                         Practice
                                                   - Windows 7 upwards
  This programme provides Registered                                                               NURS808      Advanced Cardiac Nursing
                                                   - Internet Explorer 9 upwards
  Nurses with the opportunity to extend their                                                                   Practice
                                                      (or Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/Safari)
  clinical knowledge and skills in a specific
                                                   - Microsoft Office 2010 upwards                NURS809      Advanced Nursing Practice
  area of practice. It consists of four modules:
                                                   - Windows Media Player                                      in Breast Care
  - One compulsory and one core.
                                                   - Adobe Acrobat Reader                         NURS810      Advanced Nursing Practice
  - Two practice modules covering a range
                                                   - An Anti-Virus programme                                   in Wound Care (not offered
     of specialty practice areas.

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                                                   - Updated Flash version for video on YouTube                in 2019)

                                                                                                                                                      Practice
  The registered nurse prescribing pathway                                                         NURS811      Nursing Practice with the
                                                   Ensure your device has the latest Microsoft
  consists of four complusory modules.                                                                          Older Adult (not offered in
                                                   Windows or Mac updates installed.
                                                                                                                2019)
  POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE                                                                         NURS812      Advanced Practice in
                                                   MyLearning is not responsive for Tablets
  After successfully completing any two                                                                         Long-term Conditions
                                                   and Smartphones. To achieve the best
  postgraduate nursing modules you
                                                   experience use Moodle via                       HSIP801      Leadership and Management

                                                                                                                                                   Professional Practice
  may choose to exit with a Postgraduate
                                                   learning.wintec.ac.nz, or use a PC or laptop                 in Professional Practice I
  Certificate in Nursing. You can then return
                                                   that has the latest versions of operating

                                                                                                                                                        master of
  to complete the Postgraduate Diploma                                                             HSIP802      Leadership and Management
                                                   system and software.                                         in Professional Practice II
  in Nursing at a later date, provided this
  is within four years of your first enrolment                                                     HSIP803      Facilitating Learning in
                                                   NEXT STEP
  in the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing.                                                                       Professional Practice
                                                   To enrol you must have an undergraduate
                                                   Nursing degree or equivalent, hold a            HSIP804      Coaching Mentoring and
  RELEVANT LEARNING                                                                                             Clinical Supervision
                                                   current New Zealand Practising Certificate
  You are taught by staff who are currently
                                                   as a Registered Nurse, and have completed       HSIP805	Evidence and Inquiry
  active in practice and research, who take an
                                                   six months of full-time post-registration                in Practice
  interprofessional approach to teaching and
                                                   clinical experience within the past five
                                                                                                   HSIP809      Special Topic
                                                                                                                                                        WINTEC

  who provide you with feedback.
                                                   years.
                                                                                                   HSIP810      Professional Supervision 1
                                                                                                   HSIP811      Professional Supervision 2
                                                                                                   HSIP813      Palliative Care
                                                                                                   Note: Not all modules will be offered
                                                                                                   every year.
                                                                                                   *Additional entry requirements will apply for
                                                                                                   the RN Prescribing pathway (pg 10), check
                                                                                                   programme regulations at wintec.ac.nz

                                                                                                   For more information:
                                                                                                   Wintec.ac.nz/pghealth or contact us.

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COMPULSORY
                                                  LEARNING OUTCOMES
     INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND                       • Integrate and articulate advanced
     ASSESSMENT NURS801                             knowledge in anatomy, physiology
                                                    and pathophysiology to underpin
    Duration:   One semester
                                                    comprehensive health history and
    Credits:    30
                                                    physical assessment.
    Level:      8
                                                  • Demonstrate advanced physical
    Location:   Hamilton City Campus and Bay
                                                    assessment techniques and skills using
                of Plenty District Health Board
                                                    a systematic and reasoned approach.
                Education Centre, Tauranga
                                                  • Critically evaluate epidemiological
    Dates*:     Tauranga Semester 1:
                                                    data in relation to disease processes in
                7, 8 February, 13, 14 March,
                                                    specific populations.
                17, 18 April, 22, 23 May
                                                  • Critically analyse diagnostic test
                Hamilton Semester 2:
                                                    results, microbiology, biochemistry
                17, 18 July, 21, 22 August,
                                                    and comprehensive assessment data
                25, 26 September, 23, 24
                                                    and synthesise knowledge to develop
                October
                                                    differential diagnoses.
                                                  • Apply critical reasoning to develop an
    OVERVIEW
                                                    evidence-based therapeutic plan of
    This module aims to prepare registered
                                                    care in collaboration with the client and
    nurses to develop advanced understanding
                                                    the interprofessional team.
    of pathophysiology in complex health
    states. The integration of bioscience
    at cellular level, scientific evidence,
    empirical knowledge, comprehensive
    health assessment and clinical reasoning
    facilitates the identification of actual
    and potential health needs in specific
    communities and populations.

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CORE

   REASONING IN PRACTICE
   NURS802

  Duration:   One semester
  Credits:    30
  Level:      8
  Location:   Hamilton City Campus and Bay

                                                diploma in nursing
              of Plenty District Health Board

                                                  postgraduate
              Education Centre, Tauranga
  Dates*:     Hamilton Semester 1:
              7, 8 February, 13, 14 March,
              2, 3 May, 6, 7 June
              Tauranga Semester 2:
              11, 12 July, 15, 16 August,
              3, 4 October, 7, 8 November

                                                     Master of nursing
  OVERVIEW
  This module aims to foster the
  development of reflexive practitioners
  who critically evaluate clinical knowledge,
  research evidence, professional values
  and regulatory frameworks for reasoning
  in practice. It aims to cultivate inquiring
  and thoughtful nurses, as practitioners
  who collaborate with clients, communities

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  and other health and social service

                                                   Practice
  professionals within the interprofessional
  contexts of practice.

  LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Critically examine frameworks for
    clinical reasoning, and evaluate
    knowledge and evidence for

                                                Professional Practice
    professional practice and research.
  • Engage in case reviews to reflect on the

                                                     master of
    scientific, normative and professional
    values and evidence that underpin
    reasoning in practice.
  • Critically evaluate the regulatory
    frameworks for specific scopes
    and areas of practice.
  • Critically examine the influence
    of interprofessional communities
    of practice with specific populations.
                                                     WINTEC

  • Identify strategies and
    opportunities to develop the
    professional self-as-practitioner
    within interprofessional contexts.

  * For most recent dates go to
  www.wintec.ac.nz/pghealth

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COMPULSORY - REGISTERED NURSE PRESCRIBING
                                                                                                      OVERVIEW
      PHARMACOLOGY IN NURSING                           REGISTERED NURSE                              This practicum aims to consolidate
      PRACTICE NURS804                                  PRESCRIBING PRACTICUM                         previous learning and support the
                                                        NURS806                                       development of reflexive nurses who
     Duration:   One semester
                                                                                                      consistently evaluate clinical knowledge,
     Credits:    30      Level:     8                  Duration:   One semester                       research evidence, and regulatory
     Location:   Fully online including exam           Credits:    30                                 frameworks for prescribing in common
     Dates*:     Semester 1: 4 February
                                                       Level:      8                                  and long term conditions. The practicum
                 Semester 2: 8 July
                                                       Location:   Hamilton City Campus               will enable registered nurses to apply
                                                       Dates*:     Semester 1:                        their advanced developed knowledge and
     PREREQUISITE
                                                                   12, 13 February, 26 March,         skills for prescribing and meet the Nursing
     B pass or better in NURS801 Integrated
                                                                   1, 2 May                           Council of New Zealand competency
     Science and Assessment.
                                                                   Semester 2:                        requirements for prescribing in long term
                                                                   9, 10 July, 13 August,             and common conditions.
     OVERVIEW
                                                                   2, 3 October
     This module is designed to enable registered
                                                                                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES
     nurses to integrate and apply principles of
                                                       PREREQUISITE                                   • Utilise scientific, legal, ethical and
     clinical pharmacology to specific health care
                                                       B pass or better in NURS801 Integrated           professional frameworks and evidence
     contexts. Students will develop an in-depth
                                                       Science and Assessment, NURS804                  that underpin clinical reasoning and
     understanding of pharmacotherapeutic
                                                       Pharmacology for Nursing Practice and            judgement for prescribing in practice.
     principles; including pharmacokinetics and
                                                       NURS812 Advanced Practice in Long-term         • Demonstrate advanced health
     pharmacodynamics, and the regulatory/
                                                       Conditions.                                      assessment, diagnostic decision
     legislative frameworks, interdisciplinary
     relationships and evidence bases that                                                              making and clinical reasoning skills,
                                                       Candidates for the Registered Nurse              recognising the significance of client
     facilitate clinical preparation for prescribing
                                                       Prescribing pathway must meet the                contextual data including current drug
     in advanced nursing practice roles.
                                                       following additional and specific                therapies.
                                                       requirements for entry to the programme.       • Apply knowledge of
     LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                       Such candidates must:                            pharmacotherapeutics and its
     • Critically examine the inter-professional,
                                                       i) Have completed three years’ equivalent        evidence base for safe prescribing
       and regulatory contexts and evidence
                                                       full-time practice in an area of common          practice including pharmacokinetic
       base for prescribing in advanced nursing
                                                       and long-term conditions nursing.                and pharmacodynamic principles
       practice.
                                                       ii) Demonstrate up-to-date clinical              and recognition of interactions and
     • Critically evaluate knowledge for
                                                       knowledge relevant to their intended             contraindications.
       prescribing practice including
                                                       area of prescribing practice and have          • Effectively collaborate with the
       physiology, pathophysiology, health
                                                       attained a B grade in NURS801 Integrated         health team to make safe prescribing
       assessment and clinical reasoning
                                                       Science and Assessment, NURS804
       skills, and risk benefit assessments for                                                         decisions in planning interventions
                                                       Pharmacology for Nursing Practice, and
       therapeutic approaches with specific                                                             with clients and families including
                                                       NURS812 Advanced Practice in Long-term
       populations.                                                                                     prescribing medications or appliances.
                                                       Conditions.
     • Demonstrate advanced knowledge                                                                 • Critically evaluate therapeutic plans
                                                       iii) Have a collaborative working
       of pharmacotherapeutics and its                                                                  and manage responses to drug therapy
                                                       relationship within an interprofessional
       application in prescribing medications,                                                          including adverse drug reactions and
                                                       team and the support of a designated,
       including pharmacokinetic and                                                                    interactions, and situations of drug
                                                       authorised prescriber (DAP), (a
       pharmacodynamic principles, and                                                                  misuse.
                                                       vocationally registered medical
       recognition of actual or potential                                                             • Understand and comply with
                                                       practitioner or nurse practitioner who has
       interactions and contraindications, to                                                           the regulatory requirements for
                                                       current indemnity insurance ) as a mentor
       aid safe prescribing.                                                                            prescribing, including writing
                                                       who will provide clinical supervision for
     • Utilise critical case reviews to                                                                 prescriptions.
                                                       prescribing practice.
       demonstrate reflexive analysis of
                                                       iv) Have professional/personal indemnity
       practice with patients, families/whänau
                                                       insurance.
       in developing therapeutic plans and                                                            Please refer to page 13 for the
                                                       v) Be employed within an organisation
       educational strategies to improve                                                              compulsory module Advanced Practice in
                                                       that enables nurse prescribing through
       access, safety and efficacy of prescribed                                                      Long-Term Conditions NURS812.
                                                       policy, audit, peer review and accessibility
       medications, appliances or treatments.
                                                       of continuing education, while undertaking
     • Articulate strategies to evaluate
                                                       the prescribing practicum.
       therapeutic plans according to
                                                       vi) Have documented approval from
       patient responses, and biological
                                                       an area of clinical practice in which to
       markers, manage adverse reactions
                                                       undertake the prescribing practicum.
       and collaborate with or refer
       appropriately to other members of the
       interdisciplinary health team.

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OPTIONAL
                                                 LEARNING OUTCOMES
    ADVANCED DIABETES NURSING                    • Explore epidemiological and social           ADVANCED CARDIAC NURSING
    PRACTICE NURS807                               determinants of health and illness which     PRACTICE NURS808
                                                   contribute to diabetes.
  Duration: One semester                                                                       Duration:   One semester
                                                 • Critically evaluate frameworks for
  Credits: 30                                                                                  Credits:    30
                                                   diabetes care management.
  Level:      8                                                                                Level:      8
                                                 • Demonstrate proficiency in assessment,
  Location: Hamilton City Campus                                                               Location:   Tauranga
                                                   planning and evaluation of care within

                                                                                                                                            diploma in nursing
  Dates*:	Semester 2:                                                                         Dates*:     Semester 1:

                                                                                                                                              postgraduate
                                                   the context of therapeutic care delivery.
              22, 23 July, 20 August, 30                                                                   26, 27 February, 2 April
                                                 • Articulate in-depth knowledge of normal
              September, 1 October
                                                   endocrine function, the pathology, and
  OVERVIEW                                                                                     OVERVIEW
                                                   long-term complications of diabetes.
  This module is designed to enable                                                            This module is designed to enable
                                                 • Critically analyse the specialty
  Registered Nurses to advance their                                                           registered nurses to advance their
                                                   knowledge that underpins the needs
  knowledge and skills in diabetes nursing                                                     knowledge and skills for nursing practice
                                                   of different educational groups.
  practice. The module fosters an approach                                                     to meet the complex cardiac health needs
                                                 • Critique and utilise research
  to learning that supports critical inquiry                                                   of consumers in specific populations.

                                                                                                                                                 Master of nursing
                                                   and approaches to provide
  and clinical reasoning in the specialty
                                                   evidence-based care.
  practice of diabetes nursing in partnership                                                  Nurses will explore nursing roles and
                                                 • Lead, influence and act as a change
  with people and their whänau, families and                                                   relationships within interprofessional
                                                   agent in practice development and
  communities to facilitate self management.                                                   health teams and develop strategies to
                                                   quality improvement to improve
                                                                                               advance knowledge and therapeutic skills
                                                   health outcomes.
  Students will explore issues in the clinical                                                 for cardiac nursing.
                                                 • Role models the implementation of
  management of diabetes using theoretical
                                                   the Treaty of Waitangi and works in a
  and evidence-based perspectives. They                                                        LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                   manner that the clients perceive as
  will also develop specialty nursing care                                                     • Critically analyse cardiac nursing as an
                                                   culturally safe.

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  strategies to meet the challenges within                                                       area of advanced practice within the

                                                                                                                                               Practice
  the New Zealand health care environment.                                                       context of New Zealand population
                                                                                                 health.
                                                                                               • Integrate and articulate advanced
                                                                                                 knowledge of the cardiovascular
                                                                                                 pathophysiology to underpin the
                                                                                                 development of advanced cardiac care
                                                                                                 nursing practice.

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                                                                                               • Synthesise pharmacological,
                                                                                                 epidemiological, clinical, experiential

                                                                                                                                                 master of
                                                                                                 and cultural knowledge to underpin
     “Students get academic rigour                                                               cardiac care treatments.
                                                                                               • Critically evaluate approaches for
     from Wintec, and they also get a
                                                                                                 cardiac health promotion, recovery
     really good clinical grounding by                                                           and quality of life.
     having this collaboration. Expert                                                         • Develop professional leadership in
                                                                                                 advanced cardiac care nursing through
     practitioners come in and teach                                                             innovative health care responses in
     students practical hands-on                                                                 partnership with colleagues, patients/
                                                                                                                                                 WINTEC

     knowledge that they can apply                                                               families/whänau and communities.

     in their practice. Students get
     a solid real-life application of
     what diabetes management is
     actually like, which enables them
     to feel much more confident.”

     Bryan Gibbison
     Nurse Practitioner and Wintec
     Practice Partner
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PRACTICE

      ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE                      ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE                    NURSING PRACTICE WITH THE
      IN BREAST CARE NURS809                         IN WOUND CARE NURS810                        OLDER ADULT NURS811

     Duration:   One semester                       Duration:   One semester                     Duration:   One semester
     Credits:    30                                 Credits:    30                               Credits:    30
     Level:      8                                  Level:      8                                Level:      8
     Location:   Hamilton City Campus               Location:   Fully online                     Location:   Hamilton City Campus and Bay
     Dates*:     Semeser 1:                         Dates*:     Not offered in 2019                          of Plenty District Health Board
                 Online course begins:                                                                       Education Centre, Tauranga
                 18 February                        PREREQUISITE                                 Dates*:     Not offered in 2019
                 On Campus Workshop dates:          NURS801 Integrated science and
                 4, 5 April                         assessment                                   OVERVIEW
                                                                                                 This practice module may be taken as part
     OVERVIEW                                       OVERVIEW                                     of the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing,
     This module may be taken as part of the        This practice module may be taken as part    and/or the Master of Nursing.
     Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing and/or         of the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing
     the Master of Nursing.                         and/or the Master of Nursing.                This module is designed to enable
                                                                                                 registered nurses to advance their
     This module is designed to enable              This module aims to prepare registered       knowledge and skills in critical
     registered nurses to advance their             nurses as wound care practitioners and       gerontology. The module fosters an
     knowledge and skills for nursing practice      innovative leaders, to critically analyse    approach to learning that supports critical
     to meet the health care needs of clients       and treat the complexities of wound care.    inquiry in this area of nursing practice.
     using breast care services. You will explore   It will foster the development of wound
     nursing roles and relationships within         care practices at an advanced level within   You will explore and deconstruct
     interprofessional breast care services,        the registered nurse scope of practice.      discourses of aging that limit the potential
     and develop strategies to advance nursing      Students will synthesise scientific          of nurses to work collaboratively with
     knowledge and therapeutic skills for a         evidence and empirical knowledge to          older adults within their specific contexts.
     holistic approach to women’s health.           underpin clinical reasoning.
                                                                                                 The expected outcome for you
     LEARNING OUTCOMES                              LEARNING OUTCOMES                            is the development of innovative health
     • Critically examine advanced                  • Critically examine wound care as an area   promoting practice development.
       nursing practice in breast care                of advanced practice within the context    The development will be informed
       and women’s health.                            of New Zealand population health.          by multiple ways of thinking and
     • Evaluate population health data              • Integrate advanced concepts of             awareness of the deeply ethical nature
       and understand the implications                pathophysiology, etiology and clinical     of nursing practice.
       of screening well populations.                 judgement to provide skilled nursing
     • Evaluate and utilise diagnostic and            assessment for people with complex         LEARNING OUTCOMES
       therapeutic approaches for breast              health needs.                              • Understand and incorporate knowledge
       care nursing.                                • Critically evaluate current research and     of the diverse realities of older adults
     • Demonstrate competence in advanced             synthesise pharmacological, clinical,        in their practice.
       health assessment and therapeutic              experiential and cultural knowledge to     • Critically analyse and utilise health
       interventions with clients in breast           underpin wound care treatments that          promoting approaches that enhance
       care and/or primary health care.               foster learning and changes for health       the well-being of older adults and
     • Develop strength-based educational             and wellbeing.                               family/whānau.
       approaches for health promotion,             • Develop professional leadership in         • Critically analyse and employ
       recovery and quality of life.                  advanced wound care nursing through          evidence-based research to inform
                                                      innovative health care responses in          practice development.
                                                      partnership with colleagues, patients/     • Critically examine legal, ethical and
                                                      families/whānau and communities.            professional responsibilities in practice
                                                                                                   with older adults.

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ADVANCED PRACTICE IN LONG-                     LEADERSHIP AND                                 LEADERSHIP AND
   TERM CONDITIONS NURS812                        MANAGEMENT IN                                  MANAGEMENT IN
                                                  PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I                        PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE II
  Duration:   One semester                        HSIP801                                        HSIP802
  Credits:    30
  Level:      8                                  Duration:   One semester                       Duration:   One semester
  Location:   Fully online                       Credits:    30                                 Credits:    30

                                                                                                                                               diploma in nursing
  Dates*:     Semester 1: 18 February

                                                                                                                                                 postgraduate
                                                 Level:      8                                  Level:      8
              Semester 2: 15 July                Location:   Hamilton City Campus               Location:   Hamilton City Campus
                                                 Dates*:     Semester 1:                        Dates*:     Semester 2:
  OVERVIEW                                                   14 February, 11, 12 March,                     1 August, 19, 20 September,
  This Registered Nurse Prescribing                          2 May                                          17 October
  compulsory module may also be taken
  as part of the Postgraduate Diploma in         OVERVIEW                                       PREREQUISITE
  Nursing and/or the Master of Nursing.          This module prepares students to critically    HSIP801 Leadership and Managment in
                                                 analyse leadership and management              Professional Practice I

                                                                                                                                                    Master of nursing
  This module will enable nurses to develop      practices in the context of a dynamic
  advanced knowledge, skills and capability      and culturally diverse interprofessional       OVERVIEW
  to work with people, families and whānau      care environment. Students will be able        This module aims to develop leaders as
  who are affected by one or more long-          to develop leadership opportunities and        managers who are strategic thinkers.
  term conditions. Participants will critique    examine management skills and concepts         An opportunity will be provided for
  and synthesise advanced knowledge of           in the context of their own practice           students to consolidate the quality risk
  chronicity to gain an in depth understanding   environments.                                  and fiscal responsibilities in complex
  of the complexity of living with a long-term                                                  interprofessional contexts.
  condition. In addition they will develop a     LEARNING OUTCOMES

                                                                                                                                               Health & Social
  deeper understanding of the relationships      • Critically analyse leadership and            LEARNING OUTCOMES

                                                                                                                                                  Practice
  between people, systems, and the socio-          management principles and practices          • Deliberate and advocate the
  political and cultural contexts that may         within rapidly changing health and social      professional, legal, ethical, and
  influence the improvement and maintenance        service environments.                          organisational responsibilities
  of health, wellbeing and quality of life.      • Critically reflect upon and develop own        associated with interprofessional
                                                   leadership and management practice             practice management and leadership.
  LEARNING OUTCOMES                                to ensure approaches used improve            • Critique of interprofessional alliance
  • Articulate an area of practice with                                                           models to facilitate integrated care.

                                                                                                                                               Professional Practice
                                                   service delivery.
    people, populations and/or communities       • Deliberate the legal and ethical             • Critique strategies in leading the
    who are affected by one or more long-

                                                                                                                                                    master of
                                                   accountabilities and obligations to            alignment of organisational objectives
    term conditions to enhance health              the Treaty of Waitangi embedded                cognisant of the local, national and
    outcomes and quality of life.                  in interprofessional leadership and            international initiatives.
  • Critically analyse theoretical models          management.                                  • Utilise strategic thinking and planning to
    and conceptual frameworks and                • Synthesise the theoretical and                 maximise the delivery of quality health
    systems that shape practice in the             philosophical principles of team               care or social services practice.
    management of long-term conditions.            development.
  • Integrate advanced knowledge of              • Initiate and plan change that will deliver
    diagnostic reasoning and clinical              quality improvements.
    judgement to develop innovative
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    and personalised care approaches
    that address the complex needs of
    individuals, caregivers, whānau and
    families living with long-term conditions.
  • Work interprofessionally and in
    partnership with others to create
    alliances that foster support and
    quality health care responses
    for populations and individuals
    experiencing long-term conditions.
  • Consistently evaluate and develop own
    practice capability to ensure systems,
    research evidence and approaches
    used, improve health outcomes and                                                           *For most recent dates go to
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PRACTICE

       FACILITATING LEARNING IN                      COACHING, MENTORING AND                         EVIDENCE AND INQUIRY IN
       PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE                         CLINICAL SUPERVISION                            PRACTICE HSIP805
       HSIP803                                       HSIP804
                                                                                                    Duration:   One semester
     Duration:   One semester                       Duration:   One semester                        Credits:    30
     Credits:    30                                 Credits:    30                                  Level:      8
     Level:      8                                  Level:      8                                   Location:   Fully online
     Location:   Hamilton City Campus               Location:   Hamilton City Campus                Dates*:     Semester 1: 4 February
     Dates*:     Semester 1:                        Dates*:     Semester 2:                                     Semester 2: 8 July
                 4, 5 March, 8 April, 20 May                    15, 16 July, 2 September,
                                                                14 October                          OVERVIEW
     OVERVIEW                                                                                       This module develops the practitioner’s
     The aim of this module is to support the       OVERVIEW                                        ability to utilise concepts of evidence-
     development of the practitioner to make        The aim of this module is to prepare health     based practice and critical inquiry that
     the transition to the role of an educator,     professionals to skilfully coach, mentor        underpin advanced practice. The module
     responsive to the dynamic context of           and supervise other clinicians, in order        focuses on locating and critically analysing
     health care and social services, and to        to respond to the demands of health             the research evidence that guides
     foster an identity as a reflexive educator.    services.                                       reasoning and professional judgement
                                                                                                    within specific client situations and
     LEARNING OUTCOMES                              This module fosters knowledge and               organisational contexts.
     • Critically analyse theories of teaching      skill development for clinical education
       and learning in the context of practice.     which will contribute to health workforce       LEARNING OUTCOMES
     • Critique the relationship between            capability development.                         • Interpret concepts of evidence-based
       principles of teaching and learning,                                                           practice and formulate researchable
       and the relationship between teacher         Participants will engage in critical thinking     practice question/s using systematic
       and learner.                                 and reflexive learning activities that will       methods.
     • Critically analyse the knowledge and         enable them to practice as skilled coaches,     • Apply systematic search frameworks,
       skills to facilitate teaching and learning   mentors and clinical supervisors.                 using appropriate media and
       in a specific context.                                                                         technologies to search and retrieve
     • Demonstrate competency in planning,          LEARNING OUTCOMES                                 information and document search
       facilitating, evaluating and assessing       • Articulate a philosophical and theoretical      processes.
       learning.                                      foundation for coaching, mentorship and       • Critically appraise and synthesise
     • Actively engage in reflexive teaching          clinical supervision in practice.               research findings using appropriate
       and learning to foster and role model        • Critique the frameworks of coaching             methodological approaches for
       life-long learning.                            and mentorship for clinical practice in         meta-analysis.
                                                      the New Zealand health care context.          • Demonstrate reflexive awareness in
                                                    • Appraise the ethical and legal                  addressing situational, political, cultural
                                                      responsibilities and relational/                and other considerations for knowledge
                                                      organisational obligations                      transfer in specific practice contexts.
                                                      associated with being a coach,                • Develop evidence-based resources to
                                                      mentor and clinical supervisor.                 inform reasoning and decision making
                                                    • Critique evidence-based frameworks              in practice.
                                                      for evaluation of learning, and
                                                      assessment of clinical competency.
                                                    • Facilitate collaborative interprofessional
                                                      relationships for ongoing workforce
                                                      capability development.

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SPECIAL TOPIC                                   PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISION 1
   HSIP809                                         HSIP810

  Duration:   One semester                        Duration:   One semester
  Credits:    30                                  Credits:    30
  Level:      8                                   Level:      8
  Location:   Hamilton City Campus                Location:   Hamilton City Campus

                                                                                                   diploma in nursing
  Dates *:    Semester 1:                         Dates*:     Semester 1:

                                                                                                     postgraduate
              12 February, 17 April,                          18, 19 February, 25, 26 March,
              Semester 2:                                     29, 30 April
              30 July, 17 September
                                                  OVERVIEW
  PREREQUISITE                                    This practice module may be taken as part
  NURS802 Reasoning in Practice and one           of the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing
  other 30-credit module.                         and/or the Master of Nursing.

                                                                                                        Master of nursing
  OVERVIEW                                        In this module, you will develop knowledge
  This module offers students the                 and skills in supervision. You will define the
  opportunity to study an area of interest        scope of supervision in a variety of fields
  related to their particular area of practice.   of practice. You will critically evaluate
  The student will submit a proposal              supervision in practice in professional,
  outlining the focus, and scope of the           organisational, cultural, ethical and legal
  intended project and negotiate the              contexts. This module aims to cultivate
  supervision process with the lecturer(s).       supervisors who can support, challenge
                                                  and facilitate reflective learning in

                                                                                                   Health & Social
  LEARNING OUTCOMES                               professional practitioners.

                                                                                                      Practice
  • Initiate and manage scholarly inquiry
    in relation to a chosen topic.                LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Present an ordered, critical exposition of    • Critically analyse the nature and
    knowledge related to the selected topic.        purpose of professional supervision
                                                    in terms of its role, relationships,
                                                    context, task and process.
                                                  • Locate supervision within professional

                                                                                                   Professional Practice
                                                    and organisational contexts and
                                                    activities.

                                                                                                        master of
                                                  • Critically examine the legal and ethical
                                                    responsibilities in supervision.
                                                  • Apply theoretical concepts to
                                                    supervision practice.
                                                  • Demonstrate competent supervisory
                                                    skills which promote reflection, safe and
                                                    ethical practice and professional growth
                                                    and development in supervisees.
                                                  • Critically review supervision practice
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                                                    and provide feedback to others.

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PRACTICE

      PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISION 2                     PALLIATIVE CARE
                                                                                                  “I see it as an honour and a
      HSIP811                                        HSIP813
                                                                                                  privilege to be a nurse.
     Duration: One semester                         Duration:   One semester                      It was such a supportive
     Credits: 30                                    Credits:    30
     Level:    8                                    Level:      8                                 environment, that set me up
     Location: Hamilton City Campus                 Location:   Hamilton City Campus              for what has been a versatile
     Dates*: 	Semester 2:                          Dates*:     Semester 1:
                                                                                                  and rewarding career, and the
               29, 30 July, 9, 10 September,                    5 February, 26, 27 March,
               14, 15 October                                   22 May                            continued support I get now from
                                                                                                  the Wintec nursing department,
     PREREQUISITE                                   OVERVIEW
                                                                                                  while I complete my Masters is
     HSIP810 Professional Supervision 1 (or         This practice module may be taken as part
     HSHS802)                                       of the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing        so valuable.
                                                    and/or the Master of Nursing.                 My job isn’t just about helping
     OVERVIEW
     This module is designed to develop you         This module is designed to enable
                                                                                                  people with their physical
     to a more advanced level of professional       practitioners to advance their knowledge      needs, it’s also about being
     supervision practice. You will critically      and skills in palliative care. The module     there for them emotionally
     examine a range of supervision theories and    fosters an approach to learning
     approaches and develop a well-integrated       that supports critical inquiry in this        and psychologically. I feel like
     supervision framework to inform your           area of practice. You will develop an         I’m making a real difference in
     supervision practice.                          understanding of the diverse contexts of
                                                                                                  people’s lives.”
                                                    palliative care and explore and deconstruct
     This module aims to develop intentional        the discourses of chronic illness, death
     supervisors who will facilitate critically     and dying.                                    Ellyn Proffit
     reflective, restorative and accountable
                                                                                                  Wintec postgraduate Master of
     practice in practitioners. An opportunity      The expected outcome for you
     will be provided for you to consolidate        is the development of innovative              Nursing student and Waikato
     the role and further develop your identity     health-promoting practice development.        District Health Board’s Nurse of
     as a supervisor able to work within            The development will be informed by
     a complexity of organisational and             multiple ways of thinking and awareness
                                                                                                  the Year 2016.
     professional contexts.                         of the deeply ethical nature of practice.

     LEARNING OUTCOMES                              LEARNING OUTCOMES
     • Critically examine a range of theoretical    • Understand and incorporate knowledge
       and practical supervision approaches.          of the diverse realities of people
     • Articulate and implement a personal            experiencing palliative care.
       style and integrative approach to            • Critically analyse and utilise health
       supervision.                                   promoting approaches that enhance
     • Facilitate critically reflective practice      the well-being of people and
       and practice development in                    family/whānau.
       practitioners.                               • Critically analyse and employ
     • Intentionally use the supervision              evidence-based research to inform
       relationship and manage the emotional          practice development.
       affective content of supervision.            • Critically examine legal, ethical and
     • Critically analyse specific organisational     professional responsibilities in practice
       cultures and consider the impact on the        with palliative care.
       nature and practice of supervision.
     • Critique and research the evidence base
       to contemporary supervision practice.

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diploma in nursing
                                                                postgraduate
     “Through the Postgraduate study that I have completed
     at Wintec I have been able to obtain the position

                                                                   Master of nursing
     of Nurse Educator for Medical Services. I focused
     my studies on acute assessment, chronic disease
     management, cardiac and diabetes and I am now
     planning to concentrate my research on improving
     the management of COPD patients.
     It has been great studying at Wintec. The flexibility
     of learning with a combination of e-learning, lectures

                                                              Health & Social
     and regionally delivered (including Tauranga) courses

                                                                 Practice
     has minimised my travel. I have found the lecturers
     to be extremely supportive towards individual learners
     and available to discuss any study-related issues.
     Postgraduate study, full-time work, and managing
     a family are at times difficult to juggle; however,

                                                              Professional Practice
     the support I have received from Wintec has made

                                                                   master of
     this possible. I highly recommend study at Wintec.”

     Louise Fowler
     Master of Nursing Graduate

                                                                   WINTEC

              E  R O F
       MA S T
       N U R S I N G

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PROGRAMME
                                                    FOCUS ON RESEARCH
      MASTER OF NURSING                             The Centre for Health and Social Practice     RESEARCH FOR PRACTICE
                                                    has a flourishing research culture.           HSIP808

     Duration:     Starts February/July             Excellence in research is achieved through
                                                                                                 Duration:   One Semester
                   for one year                     adopting a holistic philosophy and
                                                                                                 Credits:    30
     Study:        Full-time or Part-time           pursuing an interprofessional and
                                                                                                 Level:      8
                   equivalent                       multi-method approach.
                                                                                                 Location:   Hamilton City Campus
     Location:     Hamilton City Campus
                                                                                                 Dates*:     Semester 1:
     Applications: Close in December or June        NEXT STEP
                                                                                                             12, 13 February, 19, 20 March,
                   (late applications may be        To enter this programme, you must have
                                                                                                             16, 17 April
                   considered)                      a current NCNZ Practising Certificate
                                                    and have completed a Postgraduate
                                                                                                 OVERVIEW
     OVERVIEW                                       Diploma in Nursing with a grade average
                                                                                                 This module explores the knowledge,
     This New Zealand Nursing Council               of B or better, and have graduate
                                                                                                 procedures, resources, issues and
     approved Clinical Master of Nursing            nursing experience in the health sector
                                                                                                 possibilities associated with research
     programme provides opportunities for role      demonstrated in a professional portfolio.
                                                                                                 within health and/or social practice areas.
     development in advanced nursing practice       Full entry criteria available online or by
                                                                                                 It is designed to give an overview of the
     including Nurse Practitioner. It involves      contacting us.
                                                                                                 range of research approaches for practice
     theoretical knowledge development
                                                                                                 inquiry, and provide the skills required
     as well as clinical and ethical learning       There are three options for completing
                                                                                                 for planning, conducting, writing and
     experiences with an aim to building            your Masters.
                                                                                                 disseminating research.
     capacity to respond to increasingly            Option 1 – Nurse Practitioner
     diverse populations and complex                HSIP805        Evidence and Enquiry in       LEARNING OUTCOMES
     health environments.                                          practice or                   • Demonstrate critical exposition of
                                                    HSIP808        Research for Practice           conceptual, evidential and contextual
     HOW YOU STUDY                                  HSIP902        Evidence Based Practice         bases for advanced practice knowledge
     You will be joined in critically reflexive                    Project                         within a health or social service.
     discussions about practice by guest            NURS901*       Advanced Nursing Practice     • Articulate contextual, theoretical and
     clinicians from nursing and other              NURS902*       Nurse Practitioner 		           methodological positionings for health
     disciplines, as well as visiting scholars                     Practicum                       or social service inquiry.
     and Nurse Practitioners. Expert clinicians
                                                    Option 2 – Advanced Nursing Practice         • Critically evaluate research outcomes
     provide you with clinical mentorship that
                                                    HSIP808       Research for Practice or         relative to the research question(s) and
     assists in consolidating and articulating
                                                    HSIP805       Evidence and Enquiry in          claims made.
     advanced nursing practice, as well as
                                                                  Practice
     presenting evidence of it as an electronic
                                                    HSIP902       Evidence Based Practice
     portfolio for practice.
                                                                  Project
                                                    HSIP904       Advanced Practice
     COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS
                                                                  Development
     To access these web-enhanced or fully
                                                    	and one optional
     online modules, you are required to have
                                                                  practice module
     access to/use:
     - Windows 7 upwards                           Option 3 – Rangahau Research
     - Internet Explorer 9 upwards                            Dissertation
        (or Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/Safari)          HSIP808        Research for Practice
     - Microsoft Office 2010 upwards               HLNU903        Dissertation
     - Windows Media Player
     - Adobe Acrobat Reader
     - An Anti-Virus programme
     - Updated Flash version for video on
        YouTube

     Ensure your device has the latest Microsoft
     Windows or Mac updates installed.

     MyLearning is not responsive for Tablets
     and Smartphones. To achieve the best
     experience use Moodle via
     learning.wintec.ac.nz, or use a PC or laptop
     that has the latest versions of operating                                                   * Subject to Approval
     system and software.

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CORE

   EVIDENCE AND INQUIRY IN                         EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE                        DISSERTATION
   PRACTICE HSIP805                                PROJECT HSIP902                                HLNU903

  Duration:   One semester                        Duration:   One semester                       Duration:   18 months (3 semesters)
  Credits:    30                                  Credits:    30                                 Credits:    90
  Level:      8                                   Level:      9                                  Level:      9
  Location:   Fully online                        Location:   Hamilton City Campus               Location:   Hamilton City Campus

                                                                                                                                                  diploma in nursing
  Dates*:     Semester 1: 4 February              Dates*:     Semester 1:                        Dates*:     31 January, 1 February, 8 May

                                                                                                                                                    postgraduate
              Semester 2: 8 July                              31 January, 1 February,                        and
                                                              21 March, 8 May                                two days in Semester 2
  OVERVIEW                                                    Semester 2:                                    negotiated with Supervisor
  This module develops the practitioner’s                     4, 5 July, 22 August, 16 October               Semester 2:
  ability to utilise concepts of evidence-                                                                   4 July, 16 October and two days
  based practice and critical inquiry that        OVERVIEW                                                   in Semester 1, 2020 negotiated
  underpin advanced practice. The module          This module forms part of the Master                       with Supervisor
  focuses on locating and critically analysing    of Nursing programme and is a core

                                                                                                                                                       Master of nursing
  the research evidence that guides               module for Option 2. This module focuses       OVERVIEW
  reasoning and professional judgement            on the development of a supervised             This module forms part of the Master
  within specific client situations and           evidence-based project in which students       of Nursing programme and is a core
  organisational contexts.                        will choose a specific issue related           module for Option 3. It focuses on the
                                                  to their area of practice. To critically       development of a supervised research
  LEARNING OUTCOMES                               explore, analyse and articulate the            dissertation (90 credits) in which the
  • Interpret concepts of evidence-based          findings that result from this enquiry.        student will complete a study that
    practice and formulate researchable                                                          will contribute to advancing nursing
    practice question/s using systematic          LEARNING OUTCOMES                              knowledge in their area of specialisation.

                                                                                                                                                  Health & Social
    methods.                                      • Undertake an evidence-based project

                                                                                                                                                     Practice
  • Apply systematic search frameworks,             within a specific area of practice.          LEARNING OUTCOMES
    using appropriate media and                   • Critically explore transformative,           • Develop/further develop a proposal
    technologies to search and retrieve             evidence-based approaches to                   which will provide a strong structure to
    information and document search                 managing practice problems and                 guide the dissertation.
    processes.                                      challenges.                                  • Discuss the philosophical theories that
  • Critically appraise and synthesise            • Construct and implement a                      underpin research.
    research findings using appropriate             methodological approach drawing on           • Critically analyse and identify paradigms,

                                                                                                                                                  Professional Practice
    methodological approaches for                   relevant conceptual frameworks and             and methodologies for practice enquiry
    meta-analysis.                                  resources to inform the project.               that are appropriate to address their

                                                                                                                                                       master of
  • Demonstrate reflexive awareness in            • Evaluate primary rangahau or research          identified research question(s).
    addressing situational, political, cultural     and other sources of evidence to inform      • Critically evaluate the ethical and cultural
    and other considerations for knowledge          solutions to practice problems.                implications of research.
    transfer in specific practice contexts.       • Critically examine strategies for            • Plan, manage and document a
  • Develop evidence-based resources to             knowledge transfer in practice.                substantial and logically structured
    inform reasoning and decision making                                                           enquiry as original research for
    in practice.                                                                                   dissemination on a topic related to
                                                                                                   nursing practice.
                                                                                                                                                       WINTEC

                                                                                                 * Subject to Approval
                                                                                                 * For most recent dates go to
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CORE
                                                                                               •    Demonstrate values intrinsic to the nurse
      ADVANCED PRACTICE                           ADVANCED NURSING                                  practitioner role and articulate strategies
      DEVELOPMENT                                 PRACTICE*                                         for critical reflection, self-monitoring,
      HSIP904                                     NURS901                                           ongoing practice development, and
                                                                                                    mentorship for self and others.
     Duration:   One Semester                    Duration:   Full Year
     Credits:    30                              Credits:    30
     Level:       9                              Level:      9                                     NURSE PRACTITIONER
     Location:   Hamilton                        Location:   Hamilton City Campus                  PRACTICUM*
     Dates*:     Semester 2:                    Dates*:     13, 14 February, 27 March,            NURS902
                  18, 19 July, 19 September,                 2,3 May, 18, 19 July,
                  17 October                                 19 September, 17 October
                                                                                               Duration:     Full Year
                                                                                               Credits:      30
     OVERVIEW                                    OVERVIEW
                                                                                               Level:        9
     This module enables students to             This module is designed to consolidate
                                                                                               Location:     Hamilton City Campus
     consolidate an advanced area of             and articulate a broad base of empirical,
                                                                                               Dates*:       13, 14 February, 27 March,
     practice and engage in focused career       experiential, professional and contextual
                                                                                                             2,3 May, 18, 19 July,
     development within health or social         knowledge for the comprehensive and
                                                                                                             19 September, 17 October
     services. Students will focus on creative   advanced clinical management of health
     and reflexive learning strategies to        consumers with long term and common
                                                                                               OVERVIEW
     develop more innovative, resilient and      or acute conditions and present evidence
                                                                                               To undertake 300 supervised clinical
     collaborative practice with a specific      towards meeting the Nursing Council of
                                                                                               hours for the nurse practitioner practicum
     community or population. Evidence of        New Zealand competencies for the nurse
                                                                                               and provide evidence of their developing
     practice development and proposed career    practitioner scope of practice.
                                                                                               practice through supervison and case
     pathway will be presented within an
                                                                                               review towards meeting the Nursing
     ePortfolio.                                 LEARNING OUTCOMES
                                                                                               Council of New Zealand Competencies for
                                                 • Define and clearly articulate safe,
                                                                                               the nurse practitioner scope of practice.
     LEARNING OUTCOMES                             autonomous and accountable practice
     • Articulate an advanced area of practice     within the regulatory, legislative,
                                                                                               LEARNING OUTCOMES
       for a defined health or social practice     professional and knowledge frameworks
                                                                                               • Provide safe and accountable advanced
       population.                                 that govern advanced nursing practice
                                                                                                 nursing practice across diverse practice
     • Critically examine the potential for        and prescribing.
                                                                                                 settings and client populations.
       capability development and practice       • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of
                                                                                               • Competently assess, diagnose, plan,
       advancement within a specific               pathophysiology and pharmacology
                                                                                                 implement and evaluate care in
       professional and service context.           in health assessment and diagnostic
                                                                                                 managing common and complex client
     • Develop strategies and resources for        decision-making skills, recognising
                                                                                                 situations.
       collaboration, teamwork and ongoing         the significance of epidemiological,
                                                                                               • Apply comprehensive knowledge of
       capability development in advanced          and individual client contextual data,
                                                                                                 pharmacotherapeutics and its evidence
       professional roles.                         including current drug therapies.
                                                                                                 base for safe prescribing practice
     • Engage in reflexive approaches            • Use rangahau or research evidence,
                                                                                                 including recognition of interactions
       to supervision and mentoring                advanced practice conceptual
                                                                                                 and contraindications.
       relationships to foster capability          frameworks, and relevant technological
                                                                                               • Use relational strategies to work
       development within the                      solutions in planning appropriate and
                                                                                                 reflexively with health consumers to
       interprofessional practice community.       innovative therapeutic interventions with
                                                                                                 enhance partnership in decision making
                                                   clients and families or whänau, including
                                                                                                 and active participation in care.
                                                   prescribing medications or appliances
                                                                                               • Demonstrate advanced leadership,
                                                   within scope of practice.
                                                                                                 management and interpersonal skills
                                                 • Critically appraise clinical trials and
                                                                                                 in collaborating with other health
                                                   other evidence for practice, to evaluate
                                                                                                 professionals and agencies to optimise
                                                   therapeutic plans and manage responses
                                                                                                 health outcomes for diverse population
                                                   to drug therapy including adverse
                                                                                                 groups.
                                                   drug reactions and interactions and/or
                                                                                               • Use evidence-based strategies to audit,
                                                   appliances in collaboration with clients
                                                                                                 evaluate and improve the quality of
                                                   and families.
                                                                                                 health services.
                                                 • Demonstrate reflexive professional
                                                   relationships with clients, families
                                                   or whanau and other members of
                                                   the interprofessional health team,
                                                                                               * Subject to Approval
                                                   to communicate effectively, consult,
                                                   and work collaboratively with diverse       *For most recent dates go to
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PLAN YOUR PATHWAY
  MODULES OFFERED – SEMESTER 1 – NURSING
    Module Code          Module Name                                            Description           Venue

    NURS801              Integrated Science and Assessment                      Compulsory            Tauranga

    NURS802*             Reasoning in Practice                                  Core                  Hamilton

    NURS804              Pharmacology for Nursing Practice                      Practice/Compulsory   Online

                                                                                                                 diploma in nursing
                                                                                module

                                                                                                                   postgraduate
    NURS806              Registered Nurse Prescribing Practicum                 Compulsory            Hamilton

    NURS808              Advanced Cardiac Nursing Practice                      Practice module       Tauranga

    NURS809              Advanced Nursing Practice in Breast Care               Practice module       Hamilton

    NURS812              Advanced Practice in Long-term Conditions              Practice/Compulsory   Online
                                                                                module

                                                                                                                      Master of nursing
    HSIP801              Leadership and Management in Professional Practice I   Practice module       Hamilton

    HSIP803              Facilitating Learning in Professional Practice         Practice module       Hamilton

    HSIP805              Evidence & Inquiry in Practice                         Practice module       Online

    HSIP809              Special Topic                                          Practice module       Hamilton

    HSIP810              Professional Supervision 1                             Practice module       Hamilton

    HSIP813              Palliative Care                                        Practice module       Hamilton

                                                                                                                 Health & Social
  MODULES OFFERED – SEMESTER 1 – MASTER OF NURSING

                                                                                                                    Practice
    Module Code          Module Name                                            Description           Venue

    HSIP902              Evidence Based Practice Project                        Core                  Hamilton

    HLNU903              Dissertation (18 months, 3 semesters)                  Core                  Hamilton

    HSIP808              Research for Practice                                  Core                  Hamilton

                                                                                                                 Professional Practice
    HSIP904              Advanced Practice Development                          Core                  Hamilton

                                                                                                                      master of
  MODULES OFFERED – FULL YEAR – MASTER OF NURSING
    Module Code          Module Name                                            Description           Venue

    NURS901              Advanced Nursing Practice                              Core                  Hamilton

    NURS902              Nurse Practitioner Practicum                           Core                  Hamilton

  *Denotes shared with Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice
                                                                                                                      WINTEC

     ”I’m a Public Health Nurse working in the community with
     tamariki, rangatahi and whaanau. My journey to complete
     a Masters of Nursing was necessary to keep me up-to-
     date with the knowledge and skills needed in my nursing
     practice. With the financial assistance from the Waikato
     DHB HWNZ funding and the incredible support from
     Wintec nursing tutors, I achieved my goal. To my fellow
     peers, begin your journey - kia kaha nga hoa.”

     Barbara Phillips-Walters
     Master of Nursing Graduate - Public Health Nurse

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PLAN YOUR PATHWAY
     MODULES OFFERED – SEMESTER 2 – NURSING
      Module Code            Module Name                                                    Description                    Venue

      NURS801                Integrated Science and Assessment                              Compulsory                     Hamilton

      NURS802*               Reasoning in Practice                                          Core                           Tauranga

      NURS804                Pharmacology for Nursing Practice                              Practice/Compulsory            Online
                                                                                            module

      NURS806                Registered Nurse Prescribing Practicum                         Compulsory                     Hamilton

      NURS807                Advanced Diabetes Nursing Practice                             Practice module                Hamilton

      NURS812                Advanced Practice in Long-term Conditions                      Practice/Compulsory            Online
                                                                                            module

      HSIP802                Leadership and Management in Professional Practice II          Practice module                Hamilton

      HSIP804                Coaching, Mentoring and Clinical Supervision                   Practice module                Hamilton

      HSIP805                Evidence and Inquiry in Practice                               Practice module                Online

      HSIP809                Special Topic                                                  Practice module                Hamilton

      HSIP811                Professional Supervision 2**                                   Practice module                Hamilton

     MODULES OFFERED – SEMESTER 2 – MASTER OF NURSING
      Module Code            Module Name                                                    Description                    Venue

      HSIP805                Evidence and Enquiry in Practice                               Core                           Hamilton

      HSIP904                Advanced Practice Development                                  Core                           Hamilton

     * Denotes shared with Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice
     ** Pre requisite HSIP810

     Entry into Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing:
     • New Zealand Registered Nurse with current Practising Certificate and Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent.
     • Six months full-time equivalent post-registration clinical experience undertaken in the last five years in a specialty area and be
       employed for a minimum of 16 hours per week.
     You may take up to four years to complete the Postgraduate Diploma.

      1 Compulsory    Year     1 Core          Year     1 Practice      Year     1 Practice        Year     Programme Code: NU0010
      Module                   Module                   Module                   Module                     120 Credits
      (30 credits)             (30 credits)             (30 credits)             (30 credits)               Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing

      NURS801                  NURS802                                                                      Your choice. Modules can be
      Integrated               Reasoning in                                                                 completed
      Science and              Practice                                                                     in any order
      Assessment

      Exit qualification: Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing:
      • Candidates having successfully completed any two Postgraduate modules in the Postgraduate Diploma within the two-year
         completion time frame may choose to exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing (60 credits).
      • You may return to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing at a later date, provided this is within four years of first
         enrolment in Postgraduate Nursing studies.

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