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Master of Professional Practice opportunity – Expressions of Interest

22 Jan 2020

Kia ora koutou

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice and Diploma in Nursing Graduates.
  2. Current Wintec students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing and Health and Social Practice programmes  who are part way through their qualification and  have completed module NURS 802 Reasoning in Practice or HSIP807 Professional Practice in Context.  Please note this group will be required to change their Wintec enrolment to the Master of Professional Practice (Industry- based project) and complete any additional elective credits on completion of the project to gain the qualification.  

 

Expressions of interest sought: 

The Design Factory, New Zealand – Wintec have been approached to undertake a funded project to investigate the following “wicked problem”

‘ How might we provide expert nurse care to our aging and changing population in New Zealand ?

 

In partnership with the Design Factory, New Zealand the  Centre for Health and  Social Practice, Master of Professional Practice – Industry Based Project option we are seeking suitable post graduate students from across the health disciplines to complete this project.

 

Wintec students who meet the criteria for entry for  the Master of Professional Practice are  invite to consider being part of the team to complete the project. - ‘ How might we provide expert nurse care to our aging and changing population in New Zealand ?

 

Opportunity: the project and  the postgraduate academic  study will be co-facilitated by staff from Wintec’s Design Factory NZ and the Centre for Health and Social Practice. Design Factory NZ are experts in industry or community based problem solving and challenge based innovation and have a wealth of experience in design thinking and human–centred design.  The Centre for Health and Social Practice , will provide four student scholarships which will cover the cost of the module fees.  This is total scholarship of $5700 per student

 

What is involved:

To complete the project students are required to completed the Industry – based Project pathway in the Master of Professional Practice,.

These modules are HSIP806 Designing Practice (30 credits) and HSIP901 Industry – based Project (60 credits)  

Time frame for completion of the project  is late  February 2020 till end of  May  2021.  Three semesters.  

Team members need to be available to work collaboratively with the group both in person at the Design Factory New Zealand , Wintec in Hamilton approximately two days per month  and remotely via Zoom with teaching staff and student colleagues to ensure all deadlines for the projects  are met.  These dates will be negotiated with the established team.  

 

As  an opportunity for  developing professional practice, career advancement, design thinking and human–centred design  please share this information with appropriate staff.  Expressions  of  interest should be  emailed  to Margi Moore, Director of Design Factory New Zealand and Helen Nielsen, Postgraduate Team Manager Centre for Health and Social Practice for further discussion.  

 

 Close date 7 February 2020.

 

Nga mihi

Helen Nielsen

Postgraduate Team Manager

Centre for Health and Social Practice

Helen.nielsen@wintec.ac.nz  

 

Margi Moore,

Director of Design Factory New Zealand

Margi.moore@wintec.ac.nz