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NURS513 – Mahi Ngaio - Nga Momo Mohiotanga/Professional Practice - Ways of Knowing

Module code
Module title
Mahi Ngaio - Nga Momo Mohiotanga/Professional Practice - Ways of Knowing
To facilitate the development of professional nursing identity and to explore the values, beliefs and practices that underpin professional nursing in Aotearoa. To develop skills in applying te reo Maori to professional practice.
  • HL0902
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, practice simulation.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and discuss contemporary knowledge and evidence as Nga momo mohiotanga, or ways of knowing, for nursing practice.
2. Describe the concept of relational practice in nursing
3. Appraise interprofessional practice and the role of the nurse in an interprofessional team.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of Maori worldview through the application of te reo and tikanga Maori.
Learning Outcome 1
Introduction to ways of knowing
Bicultural practice
Self as a professional
Legal, social, political, historical, cultural, spiritual, ecological and environmental contexts of nursing and hauora
Professional boundaries/social media
Introduction to evidence-based practice and research/evidence

Learning Outcome 2
Relational practice
Power and privilege

Learning Outcome 3
Professional practice including other professional roles
Thinking like a nurse
Introduction to professional reflective practice

Learning Outcome 4
Whakawhanaunga (mihi and pepeha)
Te reo and tikanga Maori.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes and gain 50% to pass this module with a minimum mark of 40% in each part of the portfolio.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the academic staff member at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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