RN Prescribing in Community Health (RNPCH)

Te Waipounamu Registered Nurse Prescribing in Community Health programme

The Registered Nurse Prescribing in Community Health (RNPCH) programme is the first training programme of its kind in the South Island and one of seven nurse prescribing training programmes in New Zealand, authorised by the Nursing Council of New Zealand. For further information about the programme, including enrolment criteria and clinical supervision requirements, please refer to the:

- RNPCH Programme Guidelines

- RNPCH Application Form. Please download this form, complete and email along with your CV to nurseprescribing@wellsouth.org.nz.

 

Applications for the 2024B cohort open on Friday 1st March 2024 and close on Friday 3rd May at 1700hrs, this cohort will commence the programme on 7th May 2024.

 

2023 dates 

Cohort 23B: 2 May 2023 – 17 November 2023

Cohort 23C: 5 September 2023 – 19 April 2024

 

2024 dates

Cohort 24A:  30 January 2024 - 23 August 2024

RNPCH Cohort 24A – Enrolments closed: 9am Monday 22 Jan 2024

All webinars are compulsory. Webinars are held from 1pm - 3.30pm on the following dates:

Webinar 1 – 30 January 2024

Webinar 2 – 5 March 2024

Webinar 3 – 2 April 2024

Webinar 4 – 7 May 2024

Webinar 5 – 4 June 2024

Webinar 6 – 2 July 2024

Webinar 7 – 6 August 2024

Portfolio Due: 5pm Friday 23 August 2024

 

Cohort 24B: 7 May 2024 - 22 November 2024

RNPCH Cohort 24B – Enrolments open Friday 1st March and close at 5pm Friday May 3rd 2024

All webinars are compulsory. Webinars are held from 9am - 11.30am on the following dates:

Webinar 1 – 7 May 2024

Webinar 2 – 4 June 2024

Webinar 3 – 2 July 2024

Webinar 4 – 6 August 2024

Webinar 5 – 3 September 2024

Webinar 6 – 1 October 2024

Webinar 7 – 5 November 2024

Portfolio Due: 5pm Friday 22 November 2024

 

Cohort 24C: 3 September 2024 - 11 April 2025

RNPCH Cohort 24C – Enrolments close: 9am Monday 26 August 2024

All webinars are compulsory. Webinars are held from 1pm - 3.30pm on the following dates:

Webinar 1 – 3 September 2024

Webinar 2 – 1 October 2024

Webinar 3 – 5 November 2024

Webinar 4 – 3 December 2024

Webinar 5 – 4 February 2025

Webinar 6 – 4 March 2025

Webinar 7 – 1 April 2025

Portfolio Due: 5pm Friday 11 April 2025

 

 If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact nurseprescribing@wellsouth.org.nz.