Return to Practice Nursing (RTP)
The Return to Practice (RTP) programme is offered in general and primary health care settings
- supports nurses who already hold Nursing Council of New Zealand registration and have held a previous APC, have been out of practice for five years or more and are seeking to return to practice
- have not less than two years’ experience as a registered nurse and should have been out of practice less than 12 years (in preference although each application is taken on merit)
- the cost is $600NZD
- runs over 8 - 23 weeks
- need to complete a minimum 60 hours of professional development and 200 clinical hours
- throughout the course you will be supported to complete and present your level 2 portfolio as professional development recognition programme
The programme runs once a year, commencing each May. Applications open in November and close February.
Contact Jacqui Finch, nurse consultant, +64 9 486 8920 extn 7113.