Introduction to Public Health Nursing

Introduction to Public Health Nursing

The ‘Introduction to Public Health Nursing' eLearning module has been created in partnership with Regional Public Health and CPD@Whitireia. It is designed for those that are new to Public Health Nursing, those that are interested in Public Health in the future and for current Public Health Nurses who would like a refresher!


***Use voucher 'Freeme' to get this course for free***


Learning Outcomes

To understand:

  • and articulate the breadth of Public Health Nursing practice, including both personal and population health.
  • the contribution and potential of Public Health Nursing towards improving the health outcomes of children, young people and their family in the communities in which they live, work and play.
  • the role of the new Knowledge and Skills framework, Te Rakau o te Uru Kahikatea in supporting and guiding the development of Public Health Nursing.


Course Overview

The course includes the following

Defining key terms

Defining Public Health Nursing

Public Health Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework

Population Health

Determinants of Health

Public Health Interventions

Te Tiriti o Waitangi in Public Health practice


Course Features

Interactive learning using animation and video

Formative learning


Estimated Duration

60 minutes depending on previous experience over a 6 month duration.  


Target Audience

This online interactive course is specifically designed for all of those working within Public Health in New Zealand currently and those who wish to in the future. 

***Use voucher 'Freeme' to get this course for free***

Course availability:Unlimited
Category: Public Health
Price:$0.00