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Advance practice and nurse practitioner

The Advanced Practice and Nurse Practitioner Information and Support Series is held monthly for nurses interested in topics related to advanced nursing practice and the Nurse Practitioner (NP) scope of practice. 

On this page you'll also find information about Nurse Practitioner Candidacy Programme and related resources.

Pressure Injury Prevention & Management (PIPM)

Prevention is all about providing essential care that includes assessment to identify at risk patients that need targeted interventions.   

Falls prevention and management

Prevention is all about keeping people moving safely.

Professional supervision

Professional supervision is defined as regular, protected time for critical, in-depth reflection on practice which enables the supervise to achieve, sustain and develop a high quality of practice. It is a means of focused support and development and allows for the consideration of personal and contextual factors which may impact on professional practice, providing a pathway for managing these. To access a list of available supervisors please email professional.development@ccdhb.org.nz

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Helen Costello
Associate Director of Nursing - Practice Development
DDI: 04 806 0513
email: helen.costello@ccdhb.org.nz

Last updated 20 August 2019.