Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a selection of on-campus papers will be made available via distance and online learning for eligible students.
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The context of health care in New Zealand; health strategy, policy, structure and global influences; rural/urban communities and population influences; the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi.
|Paper title||Health Care in New Zealand|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 3 December 2021)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,389.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,285.13|
- Limited to
- An undergraduate degree in any discipline with at least three years' full-time study and a B average in the final two years of the degree
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- View more information about the Master of Nursing Science (MNSc)
- Teaching staff
- Henrietta Trip
- Teaching Arrangements
- Taught face-to-face on the Christchurch campus 1 - 2.5 hours per week, preparing students for the two clinical placement in the first semester and one in the second semester
Recommended: McMurray, A., and Clendon, J. (2015). Community health and wellness: Primary health care in practice (5th edition). Australia: Elsevier.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
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- Learning Outcomes
- At the successful completion of the paper students will be able to:
- Critically evaluate the impact of the Treaty of Waitangi in health care and integrate this knowledge into health-care delivery and their practice as nurses
- Critically evaluate their own understanding of cultural safety and demonstrate culturally safe attitudes in practice
- Critically appraise the healthcare system, including policy, structure, strategy, guidelines and targets, and integrate this information into their role in population health
- Critically evaluate the influence of social determinants on the health and well-being of the population of New Zealand across the lifespan
- Critically evaluate a range of nursing and health care models. Using this knowledge, they will be able to conduct a family and a community assessment and devise appropriate evidence-based interventions
- Identify quality and safety management principles and demonstrate their application to practice
- Practise in accordance with the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies and professional standards