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Bachelor of Health Sciences Māori Nursing

Te Ōhanga Mataora

Bachelor of Health Sciences Māori Nursing

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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Te Ōhanga Mataora, The Bachelor of Health Science Māori Nursing is accredited by the Nursing Council of New Zealand and New Zealand Qualifications Authority. It prepares students for registration as a nurse with a focus on primary health care and community development, but not to the exclusion of other areas of nursing and clinical health practice.

 

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The programme prepares students who will be competent as registered nurses, demonstrating ngākau māhaki, excellence, safety and confidence in their nursing practice, and emphasising reciprocity and the sharing of knowledge.

In order to work effectively with Māori you must possess knowledge in te reo Māori, tikanga Māori and tikanga Hauora. Tauira on the programme will learn about effective delivery of health services to Māori within Māori health paradigms and tikanga Māori.

You will be prepared to deliver quality health services to Māori and other Aotearoa New Zealand citizens, and meet the cultural and nursing requirements for both Hauora Māori providers and non-Māori health service providers.

This programme provides another choice in health and nursing training, education and development.

Te Ōhanga Mataora: Bachelor of Health Sciences Māori Nursing aims to prepare graduates to become registered nurses:

  • who are strong in their own identity and possess an in-depth understanding of the issues affecting Māori health
  • who have the ability to become researchers and leaders in indigenous health and the capacity and capability to think broadly and apply their knowledge and skills in a variety of health settings
  • with ngākau māhaki that is possessing humility knowledge and
    effective strategies to confidently engage with Māori and all others to improve health outcomes and status
  • who are able to work competently confidently and effectively with all people within the primary and community health settings as well as various other health settings including secondary and tertiary levels nationally and internationally.
  • who can demonstrate they meet the Nursing Council competencies and requirements for registration as a registered nurse
COURSE DETAILS
Duration:
40 Weeks
Location/s: 
Whakatāne
Start Date: 
11/02/2019
Finish Date: 
17/11/2019
Applications Close: 
11/01/2019
Intake Details :

There are three intakes

  • One for Year 1
  • One for Year 2
  • One for Year 3

All of 40 weeks duration

 

Papers

 Year One:

  • HSM 106  -  Te Raukotahi - Te Whānau: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Hauora and Whānau
  • HSM 107  -  Te Tūāpapa Whakaritenga Nēhi:  Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • HSM 108  -  Te Hītōria Hauora Māori:  Māori History and Health
  • HSM 109  -  Tikanga Hāpori o Te Hauora: Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health
  • HSM 110  - Te Tūāpapa Tinana me Te Ahurea: Foundations of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HSM 111  - Mahi Ōhanga I: Nursing Practicum Self and Whānau Health Care

 
Year Two:

  • HSM 207  - Te Raukotahi - Te Hāpori: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Hauora and CommunityRangahau me Ngā Mahi Nēhi: Nursing Research, Legislation and Ethics
  • HSM 209  - Tamariki me Rangatahi Hauora: Paediatrics and Maternal Health
  • HSM 210 - Te Oranga Hinengaro me Ngā Whakawaitanga: Mental Health and Addictions
  • HSM 211  - TTe Hauora Hāpori me Te Iwi Whānui: Pathophysiology, Community and Population Health
  • HSM 212  - Mahi Ōhanga II:  Nursing Practicums (A&B) in Primary and Secondary/Tertiary Care

 
Year Three:

  • HSM 306  - Te Raukotahitanga - Te Ao Ōhanga: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga and Nursing Practice
  • HSM 307  - Te Hauora Hinengaro me Ngā Whakawaitanga:  Advanced Mental Health and Addiction Nursing
  • HSM 308  - Te Huarahi Oranga Whāiti me te Oranga Whānui: Pathophysiology and Acute Healthcare
  • HSM 309  - Mahi Ōhanga III:  Nursing Practicum Mental Health and Addictions  
  • HSM 310  - Mahi Ōhanga IV:  Nursing Practicum Acute Health Care
  • HSM 311  - Mahi Ōhanga V:  Nursing Practicum Transition to Registered Nurse Practice

 
 
 

Delivery Mode:
Noho marae, Lecture, Mixed Mode
Total Fee for 2019:
$6791.73

Bachelor of Health Science Māori Nursing

2019 Tuition Fee

2019 Course Related Costs

Total 2019 Fee

Year 1

$6,791.73 

-

$6,791.73

Year 2

$6,732.43

-

$6,732.43

Year 3

$6,733.47

-

$6,733.47

 

N.B. The above fee does not include the administration levy. For more information regarding fees, please see our fees page.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:

Minimum Age: 
18 years
Minimum Qualification/s: 

Applicants must meet both the Academic and Suitability entry requirements (details follow).

Academic entry requirements

NCEA credits in one of the following options:

Option 1

NCEA Level 3 made up of:

  1. 14 credits at Level 3 in each of the 3 subjects from list of approved subjects within the NZ curriculum with standards at Level 3;
  2. A minimum of 14 credits at Level 1 or higher of Mathematics on the National Qualifications Framework; and
  3. Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of:
  1. 5 credits in reading
  2. 5 credits in writing

Option 2

  1. A minimum of 42 credits at Level 3 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework, including a minimum of 14 credits at Level 3 or higher in each of two subjects from an approved list of subjects, with a further 14 credits at level 3 or higher taken from no more than two additional domains on the National Qualifications framework of approved subjects; and
  2. A minimum of 14 credits at Level 1 or higher in mathematics on the National qualifications framework; and
  3. A minimum of 8 credits at Level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Māori; 4 credits must be in reading and and 4 credits must be in writing. The literacy credits will be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards.

Other academic entry criteria:

  • Demonstration of an ability to study at Level 5 through either a portfolio or presentation to a selection panel; or
  • Successful completion of an approved pre-entry foundation learning programme;
  • Previous work and life experience may be taken into account for mature students. Each applicant will be assessed on merit and admission granted at the discretion of the Head of School.

Suitability entry requirements

Attend an interview to determine:

  • How prepared you are to undertake tertiary study
  • If you have a genuine desire to engage in te reo me ōna tikanga
  • Ability to meet the Health Practitioners Act 2003 (if applicable) as well as any NCNZ registration board requirements in terms of being fit for registration

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • appropriate interpersonal communication skills
  • personal presentation
  • maturity and a positive attitude
  • commitment and motivation to succeed

The suitability of a candidate will also be assessed with reference to health declaration, referee reports, health assessment and/or screening and police vetting results.

Additional Qualifications:

Application Process

Applicants seeking entry into Te Ōhanga Mataora must provide acceptable evidence that they meet the following criteria:

  • A genuine desire to undertake a career in nursing within Māori communities; and a willingness to engage in Te Reo Me Tikanga
  • Meet the requirements for fitness for registration in accordance with Section 16 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 and as determined by the Nursing Council of Aotearoa New Zealand for registration as a nurse in terms of good character and being fit and proper see Section 621a of these regulations.

 

Special Admission

  • Special admission may be granted, where a tauira is over the age of 20 years at the start of the programme and they can provide sufficient evidence of work experience, skill, education, background knowledge, commitment and support to successfully undertake the programme of study.
  • Tauira must provide a portfolio of evidence to support their application.
  • Special admission may be granted at the discretion of the relevant Head of School or Regional Director or designated nominee.

Such applicants may be required to successfully complete a bridging or tertiary introductory programme as a condition of entry into higher level programmes.

Enrolment onto the programme is subject to the approval of the Selection Committee, and will only be accepted after academic approval has been finalised, and meet the Academic Regulations requirements for enrolment.

 

All applicants are required to provide:

Health Declaration:

Acceptance into the programme will be dependent on this. A medical certificate may be requested from applicants.

 

Declaration of any criminal offences:

To satisfy Nursing Council requirements for registration, applicants are required to declare all criminal offences and complete a Consent to Disclosure of Information.  Exception form which is forwarded to the Licensing & Vetting Service Centre of the New Zealand Police.

 

Police Vetting:

All enrolments in the programme are subject to satisfactory police vetting this may take several months. If the results of your police check are unsatisfactory, your enrolment will be withdrawn.

 

Health Screening

Health Screening On acceptance into the programme applicants will be required to complete health screening for Chicken Pox, Measles, Hepatitis B, Rubella and Tuberculosis.

 

First Aid & CPR certificate

Tauira enrolling on Te Ōhanga Mataora will need to provide evidence of completion of a Comprehensive First Aid Certificate prior to the commencement of the programme.

Special Entry Requirements:

In exceptional circumstances the Head of School may, on the recommendation of the programme co-ordinator, accept applicants who can demonstrate the abilities required to successfully complete the programme requirements.

Further Study:

If successful in your studies you can continue with post-graduate studies in nursng specialities i.e. primary health care, mental health nursing, Māori health, hospice, palliative care, nurse educators. Continued study leading to Nurse Practitioner status is also an option.

Career Opportunities:
Caregivers, Community Health Workers, Health, Health Advocate, Health Care Assistants, Registered Nurse
Additional Information: 

Salary Range

The starting salary for a new graduate nurse ranges from $40,000 – $50,000 and is dependent on location, experience and shifts.

 

Programme Dates 2019

Programme length is three years, full time.

Hours on campus 9.00am – 4.00pm during theory weeks. Hours will vary during clinical weeks (particularly in years 2 & 3)

Non-teaching days: Monday

Note: While we do try to keep to these non-teaching days, students may be required to attend tutorials or lectures on these days. During clinical, students must be available Monday to Friday. Note that there will be additional noho included in the programme and attendance is required.

 

Clinical Skills

Clinical skills will be delivered through the Clinical School at Whakatāne Hospital. Clinic days will be given in the Year 1 timetable.

 

Additional Costs

Includes but is not limited to the following (all costs are approximate):

Item

Cost ($)

Health screening costs 300.00
Uniform tunic 70.00
Uniform trousers, shoes, additional tunic if required 200.00
Stethescope/BP kit 82.00 – 92.00
Watch with second hand 40.00
Travel costs to clinical 200.00
Indemnity insurance 40.00
Text books year 1 473.00
Course Code: HSM 106
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Raukotahi - Te Whānau: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Hauora and Whānau
Description:

The purpose of this course is to introduce and articulate the principles and practices of Te Raukotahi framework with a key focus on self and whānau. Additionally, this course will provide opportunities for tauira to develop an understanding of Te Reo Māori and Tikanga as it relates to cultural identity, whānau and hauora.



Course Code: HSM 107
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Tūāpapa Whakaritenga Nēhi: Foundations of Nursing Practice
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply the Raukotahi principles in the context of historical and contemporary nursing practise and its relationship to Māori nursing. This includes foundational nursing skills that focus on assessing and maintaining self and whānau health within a health promotion context.



Course Code: HSM 108
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Hītōria Hauora Māori: Māori History and Health
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of Aotearoa/New Zealand's history, the Māori response to colonisation and mana motuhake. This course provides a historical review of the impact of colonisation, capitalism and technology on Māori health and wellbeing that locates the relevance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and cultural safety to Nursing practice and health services.



Course Code: HSM 109
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Tikanga Hāpori o Te Hauora: Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of sociocultural determinants of health. The rights of Māori people for high quality health and disability services, that are responsive to their needs and aspirations is explored. The impact of power, privilege, equity, poverty, diversity and difference on indigenous wellbeing is examined alongside health policies, systems and delivery.



Course Code: HSM 110
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Tūāpapa Tinana me Te Ahurea: Foundations of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Description:

The purpose of the course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles within the context of human anatomy and physiology. Tauira will develop an indepth knowledge of the functioning of taha tinana and the major body systems as they relate to health and well-being. Tauira will also be introduced to the principles of pharmacology.



Course Code: HSM 111
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mahi Ōhanga I: Nursing Practicum Self and Whānau Health Care
Description:

The purpose of this course is to explore Te Raukotahi principles in the context of beginning nursing practice and, to provide tauira with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills related to a beginning level of nursing practice.



Course Code: HSM 207
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Raukotahi - Te Hāpori: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Hauora and Community
Description:

The purpose of this course is to provide the opportunity for tauira to extend their knowledge of the principles and practices of Te Raukotahi framework within the wider community. This course therefore, assists tauira in developing a greater understanding and use of Te Reo Māori and Tikanga as it relates to mahi Ōhanga.



Course Code: HSM 208
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Rangahau me Ngā Mahi Nēhi: Nursing Research, Legislation and Ethics
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of professional, ethical, and legal issues in nursing research and practice. This course will examine the influences on contemporary NZ health care policies; nursing research and quality improvement.



Course Code: HSM 209
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Tamariki me Rangatahi Hauora: Paediatrics and Maternal Health
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of tamariki and adolescent health and wellbeing. This course will examine the developmental stages of ngā pepi, taitamariki and rangatahi as applied to Whānau Ora. The course also explores the altered states of health in regards to maternal child and adolescent health.



Course Code: HSM 210
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Oranga Hinengaro me Ngā Whakawaitanga: Mental Health and Addictions
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of mental health and addiction nursing. This course will support tauira to develop an understanding of mental illness and addictions assessment, diagnoses, and interventions. Tauira will further examine epidemiology, aetiology, and the application of the nursing process, according to current best practice.



Course Code: HSM 211
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Hauora Hāpori me Te Iwi Whānui: Pathophysiology, Community and Population Health
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of community and population health. This course will identify the inter-professional role of the nurse in community and population health including, critically examining health status, particularly Māori health status, supported by an exploration of common long-term health issues and their pathophysiological basis.



Course Code: HSM 212
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mahi Ōhanga II: Nursing Practicums (A&B) in Primary and Secondary/Tertiary Care
Description:

The purpose of this course is to model and evidence Te Raukotahi principles within a primary, secondary or tertiary hauora environment. This course will provide tauira with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills within these areas of practice with a focus on developing and applying assessment, decision making and planning skills to develop competent and safe evidenced-based nursing practice.



Course Code: HSM 306
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Raukotahitanga - Te Ao Ōhanga: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga and Nursing Practice
Description:

This course will critically analyse the principles and practices of Te Raukotahi framework within Te Ao Ōhanga (nursing profession) and in doing so will provide the opportunity for tauira to apply an in depth understanding and knowledge of Te Reo Māori and Tikanga as it relates to mahi Ōhanga.



Course Code: HSM 307
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Hauora Hinengaro me Ngā Whakawaitanga: Advanced Mental Health and Addiction Nursing
Description:

The purpose of this course is to apply Te Raukotahi principles in the context of advanced mental health and addiction nursing. The course will build upon the specialist mental health and addiction knowledge and expertise introduced in HSM210 Te Oranga Hinengaro me Ngā Whakawaitanga. This course will have an advanced and applied focus, aimed to equip tauira with specialist knowledge and skills to nurse people with complex mental health and addiction needs. A focus of the paper is on the recovery approach and the relevance of sociocultural context (including community and whānau).



Course Code: HSM 308
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Huarahi Oranga Whāiti me te Oranga Whānui: Pathophysiology and Acute Healthcare
Description:

The purpose of this course is to critique and consolidate tauira nursing knowledge when nursing people with acute health issues. This course will provide opportunites for tauira to apply their understanding of the pathophysiological basis of physical health conditions across the lifespan of people nursing. The course also incorporates nursing knowledge with associated Te Raukotahi principles in developing evidenced based nursing care.



Course Code: HSM 309
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mahi Ōhanga III: Nursing Practicum Mental Health and Addictions
Description:

This course will provide tauira with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills related to nursing people with serious mental illness. A focus is on conducting assessment, decision making and planning skills within the context of complex and acute health settings, underpinned by the principles of Te Raukotahi framework.



Course Code: HSM 310
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mahi Ōhanga IV: Nursing Practicum Acute Health Care
Description:

This course will provide tauira with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills related to nursing people with acute health needs. A focus will be on conducting assessment, decision making and planning skills within the context of complex and acute health settings, underpinned by the principles of Te Raukotahi framework.



Course Code: HSM 311
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mahi Ōhanga V: Nursing Practicum Transition to Registered Nurse Practice
Description:

This course will provide tauira with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills related to nursing within a specialty practice area in preparation for beginning Registered Nurse practice. The focus is on making assessment, decision making and planning skills within the context of the specialty practice area.