NURS6311: Mauriora Tuarua (Māori Nursing Knowledge & Research)

Semester: One
Prerequisite: All Year One papers
Credit Value: 5
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 50
Clinical Hours: None
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of whakapapa, wairuatanga, mātauranga, mōhiotanga, hauora, hinengaro, tinana and te reo Māori. The paper builds on knowledge gained in the year one Mauriora Tuatahi (Role of the Māori Nurse) paper and encourages students to examine and reflect on Māori nursing ways of knowing. It further explores nursing inquiry, nursing knowledge, research, and identifies how these inform Māori nursing practice.


NURS6312: Waiora Tuarua (Bioscience)

Semester: One
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers
Credit Value: 10
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 100
Clinical Hours: None
Aims: This paper aims to enable the student to embrace the concepts of qaiora, whenua, ranginui, papatuanuku and kaitiakitanga. Durie (2001) states that Waiora is linked with cosmic, terrestrial and water environments, and relates to the fact there is an interaction between people and their surrounding environment. As humans, we are connected with the environment and are responsive to the changes that it is continually experiencing. This paper builds on knowledge gained in Waiora Tuatahi. It further explores the connection between the environment and the human body. The focus will be patho-physiological changes in the body and nursing management.


NURS6313: Toiora Tuarua (Primary Health Care Nursing)

Semester: One
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers
Credit Value: 40
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 120
Clinical Hours: 280
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of mana atua, mana tangata, rangatiratanga, pūkenga, mana tapu and te aroha. The human form is an interactive system of physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, environmental and other elements. This paper explores the concept of Whānau Ora. The Whānau Ora: Report of the Taskforce on Whānau-Centred Initiatives (2010), The Primary Healthcare Strategy (2001) together with He Korowai Oranga: Māori Health Strategy (2002) and links made from these papers will form the basis of discussion and implementation in practice settings. This paper will explore a registered nurses responsibility in primary health care settings, health promotion and whānau ora. This paper also enables the student to acquire nursing knowledge and skills related to working in primary health care settings. Students undertake concurrent theory, lab sessions, and clinical experience, applying the nursing process. The focus is on supporting the student to incorporate expert nursing theory and practice into a range of primary health care environments and to assist whānau.


NURS6314: Te Mana Whakahaere Tuarua (Professional Nursing Concepts 2)

Semester: One
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers
Credit Value: 5
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 50
Clinical Hours: None
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of mātauranga, maramatanga, whakawhānaungatanga, awhi, pūkenga, rangatiratanga, tapu and noa. This paper enables students to build on knowledge acquired in level one papers. Being able to critically analyse on one’s practice is fundamental to the ongoing development of the professional nurse.


NURS6321: Mauriora Tuarua (Nursing Knowledge and Research)

Semester: Two
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers; NURS6311
Credit Value: 5
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 50
Clinical Hours: None
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of whakapapa, wairuatanga, mātauranga, mōhiotanga, hauora, hinengaro, tinana and te reo. This paper builds on knowledge gained in Mauriora Tuatahi (Role of the Nurse) and Semester One NURS6311 paper and encourages students to examine and reflect on Māori ways of knowing. It further explores nursing enquiry, nursing knowledge, research, and identifies how these inform nursing practice.


NURS6322: Waiora Tuarua (Bioscience)

Semester: Two
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers
Credit Value: 10
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 100
Clinical Hours: None
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of waiora, whenua, ranginui, papatuanuku and kaitiakitanga. Durie (2001) states that waiora is linked with cosmic, terrestrial and water environments and relates to the interaction between people and their surrounding environment. As humans, we are connected with the environment and are responsive to the changes that it is continually experiencing. This paper builds on knowledge gained in Waiora Tuatahi. It further explores the connection between the environment and the human body. The focus will be patho-physiological changes in the body and nursing management.


NURS6323: Toiora Tuarua (Mental Health Nursing)

Semester: Two
Co-requisites: Nil
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers
Credit Value: 40
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 120
Clinical Hours: 280
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of mana atua, mana tangata, rangatiratanga, pūkenga, mana tapu and te aroha. The human form is an interactive system of physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, environmental and other elements. Mental health and illness cannot be viewed in isolation without taking into consideration the wider effect on health. The Māori model of health Te Whare Tapa Whā is an example of this view. This paper will explore a registered nurses responsibility in promoting mental health, and working towards recovery for those experiencing alterations to their psychological state. This paper also enables students to acquire nursing knowledge and skills related to working in mental health care settings. Students will undertake concurrent theory, lab sessions, and clinical experience, applying the nursing process. The focus is on supporting the student to incorporate expert nursing theory and practice within the range of mental health environments and to assist whānau.


NURS6324: Te Mana Whakahaere Tuarua (Professional Nursing Concepts 3)

Semester: Two
Pre-requisites: All Year One Papers; NURS6314
Credit Value: 5
NZQA Level: 6
Learning Hours: 50
Clinical Hours: None
Aims: This paper embraces concepts of mātauranga, maramatanga, whakawhānaungatanga, awhi, pūkenga, rangatiratanga, tapu and noa. This paper enables students to build on knowledge acquired in level one papers. Being able to critically analyse one's practice is fundamental to the ongoing development of the professional nurse.

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