Nurse practitioner

Nurse with girl

To become a nurse practitioner, you must be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand in the registered nurse scope of practice. You must have a minimum of four years of experience in a specific area of practice and have successfully completed a clinically focused Master's degree programme approved by the Nursing Council, or an equivalent qualification.

For more information on gaining registration as a nurse practitioner, see the Nurse Practitioner guidelines and the other documents in the right hand downloads box on this page.

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