The new Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing is relevant for registered nurses working in primary health and specialty teams where registered nurse prescribing could safely improve access to healthcare for people with long term or common health conditions.
This programme advances postgraduate academic development while preparing eligible registered nurses to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand educational requirements for registered nurse prescribing. Flexible learning options are available in some papers to support working and studying at the same time.
You can exit with the educational qualification for registered nurse prescribing or use the Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing as a foundation for further postgraduate study for nurse practitioner.
Must have completed the following or equivalent:
# Paper has special requirements. Refer to paper flyer.
20 Jul 2020
22 Feb 2021
12 Jul 2021
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.