Course Details: Introduction to Student Health Nursing

Introduction to Student Health Nursing


Course availability

6 months

Course Information

Welcome to the ‘Introduction to Student Health Nursing module’, created in partnership between Newtown Union Health Service and CPD@Whitireia. In this module, you will explore the role of a nurse working in a student health environment. Student health nursing is a unique area of primary health care nursing practice. This module highlights the complexities of student life, factors to consider when working with students as well health risks and challenges students can face.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of Primary Health Care
  • Understand factors that determine the health of communities
  • Understand the foundations of Primary Health Care in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Understand the roles of the Primary Health Care team

Modules are interactive. They include video, knowledge checks and quizzes to help you learn! This module is also accompanied by audio narration throughout.

Estimated Duration

2 hours. You gain 2 CPD hours (Continuing Professional Development) upon successful completion of the course.

Target Audience

This online interactive course is specifically designed for those working in within Student Health services.


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