- Tuition fee $19,950
- Intakes February, July, October
- Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
- Duration (length of study) 1 year
The aim of this diploma is to enable students to acquire currency of knowledge in the health care system and the role of the health professional within Aotearoa/New Zealand. Students studying this qualification will examine health from an individual, whanau/family, and community perspective. This qualification will introduce and broaden expertise in the areas of palliative care, rehabilitation and health of the older adult.
This qualification provides the student with the opportunity to further study in a more specialized field of health including an undergraduate degree. Graduates will be able to seek employment opportunities within a range of healthcare settings, such as rehabilitation, palliative care, and disability support services.
Registered enrolled nurses who complete this course will advance their knowledge in the field of rehabilitation, palliative care and health of the older adult while working in the sector.
To achieve the award of the Diploma in Health and Rehabilitation, students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:
- 105 compulsory credits; and
- 15 credits from the Options List.
Knowledge and skills you will gain
Graduates will be able to:
- analyze government and governance structures that influence health outcomes for individuals and communities within Aotearoa/New Zealand;
- have an appreciation of the health professional role and responsibilities within Aotearoa/New Zealand;
- critically explore palliative care and rehabilitation from a multi-layered approach;
- discuss the complexities of aging from a holistic perspective;
- demonstrate knowledge of health experiences and health outcomes from a social, political and economic perspective for individuals, whānau/family, and the wider community;
- articulate knowledge of primary health concepts, health promotion, and health wellness strategies;
- pursue further studies; and
- work within a range of healthcare settings, such as aged care, rehabilitation, palliative care and disability support services.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.
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Last updated February 17, 2018