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Registered Nurses - Workforce Development Resources

Enrolled Nurses - Workforce Development Resources

The Nursing workforce is critical to the delivery of healthcare services for New Zealanders. In this section you will find resources relating to the Nursing workforce.

The 20 District Health Boards’ (DHBs) Lead Nurses (DoN) Group is a national collaboration group with an over-arching workforce development focus. The DoN Group supports and participates in key national workforce development groups and initiatives - across the DHBs, wider sector and system.

We work with the DoN Group and facilitate collaboration at a national level; to support and enable effective Nursing workforce development.


Registered Nurses - Workforce Development Resources

The Nurse Entry to Practice (NEtP) Programme National Learning Framework

The Nurse Entry to Practice (NEtP) national learning framework is designed to support NEtP coordinators, under the leadership of the 20 District Health Boards’ (DHBs) Lead Nurses (DoN) Group, to develop and sustain NEtP programmes.

The framework describes the background and objectives of the programme, the purpose of the framework and outlines how NEtP programme coordinators should utilise the framework.

The framework aligns with the Ministry of Health’s Health Workforce Directorate’s (HWD) NEtP specifications and the New Zealand Nursing Council’s (NZNC) policies and standards that are relevant to the beginner Registered Nurse (RN) practitioner.

NEtP Framework - Final - Nov 2019 [0.19Mb]

February 2020


Enrolled Nurses - Workforce Development Resources

The Enrolled Nurse Support into Practice Programme (ENSIPP) National Learning Framework

The Enrolled Nurse Support into Practice Programme (ENSIPP) National Learning Framework is designed to support new graduate programme coordinators and educators, under the leadership of the 20 District Health Boards’ (DHBs) Lead Nurses (DoN) Group, to develop and sustain ENSIPP programmes.

The framework aligns with the Ministry of Health’s Health Workforce Directorate’s (HWD) ENSIPP service specifications and the New Zealand Nursing Council’s (NZNC) policies and standards for Enrolled Nurses (EN). The framework describes the background and objectives of the programme, the purpose of the framework and outlines how new graduate programme coordinators and educators should utilise the framework.

The DHB DoNs are responsible for and provide oversight of the ENSIPP programme and adherence to the established framework within the 20 DHBs.

ENSIPP Framework - Final - February 2020 [238KB]

May 2020

 

 

Last updated: 20/5/20