Add to your skills as a Registered Nurse and learn how to provide cervical screening in UCOL's Short Course in Cervical Smear Taking.
Locations: Palmerston North
Duration: 3 days, with up to one year for smear testing experience
Dates:2 Oct 2017 - 1 Oct 2018
Domestic Fees:*$1,038.00Scholarship info
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* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.
In UCOL's Short Course in Cervical Smear Taking you'll learn the skills and philosophical background to undertake safe and effective cervical screening services for women.
The course is designed to enhance your skillset as a Registered Nurse and can form part of your continuing education.
The Short Course in Cervical Smear Taking, Level 6 comprises 7 credits. Whilst the course is three days in duration, to allow time for the required number of smears to be undertaken, student enrolment is a full calendar year.
Work experienceStudents must complete 15 smears under the supervision of an experienced medical practitioner, experienced Certified Nurse Smear Taker or a National Cervical Screening Programme Clinical Supervisor. Students are assessed by the Clinical Nurse Coordinator after completion of 15 smears.
Recognition of prior learningNot applicable.