|Course||Course Description||Dates||Entry Requirement||FEES|
|Diploma in Nursing||An academic and practice based programme that leads to nursing registration in the Cook Islands.||February 2017, 3 Year Programme||NCEA Level 3 (42 credits) including English, Science and Maths. Attributes and health suitable for nursing||Subject to Ministry of Health. Minimum material fees|
This programme is run through the Ministry of Health and accredited by CITTI. It covers relevant theory and practice required to become a Registered Nurse in the Cook Islands.
This includes the development of the knowledge, attitudes and skills required to meet the practice competencies of the Cook Islands Nursing Council. Students will also learn how to care for the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people and their communities.
This programme will also develop the academic skills using biological and social sciences and nursing knowledge to a level 6 NZQA standard.
The programme will take place at Rarotonga Hospital. The Diploma will be awarded by CITTI.