What is nursing?
A profession focused on the health improvement and care of individuals, families, and communities, whether they are healthy or ill. A nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care independently and in partnership with medical staff such as doctors. The scope of a nurses’ work is extensive; from triage care, to assistance in serious trauma care and surgery.
We offer the following undergraduate programme:
Nursing registration enables scope for specialisation in health service delivery and work in organisations allied to the health sector. Examples include:
- Acute care nursing – public or private
- Mental health nursing
- Primary health care nursing
- Specialty nursing practice, such as paediatrics
- Health administrator
- Nurse lecturer
- Health consultant
- Medical representative
- Advanced nursing practice
- Nurse in defence forces
Last updated: 19-Nov-2014 10.51am
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.