Professional Development Unit (PDU)

The aim of the Professional Development Unit (PDU) is to develop and inspire others for greater community health

The Professional Development Unit (PDU) works closely with our strategic partners to deliver a series of professional development opportunities that meet both personal and organisational needs.

The Professional Development Unit team is committed to providing approaches at an individual, unit and organisational level to:

  • develop the capacity, capability and readiness of the nursing and midwifery workforce

  • enable nurses and midwives to progress their professional development

  • assist nurse/midwifery educators, charge nurse/midwife managers and nurse/midwifery managers provide a sense of direction and improved patient outcomes in their units.

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The Professional Development Unit

5th Floor, Riverside Building

Christchurch Hospital

Phone: (03) 364 0646 or ext 80646

Fax: (03) 3641056 or ext 81056



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Related Documents



PDU course timetable 2018 Jan-June 

Professional Development Reflection Tool

Application form for Recognition of Prior Learning

CDHB Training Attendance Record

CDHB Course and Conference Approval Application Form

Application for Education and Development 2015 online (2)

Word Document Download Instructions: Right-mouse click on the word document link, Select "Save target as" OR "Save link as" in the right-click menu, and then Click the "Save" button to download the document to your computer.

Nursing Development Application guidelines 2015

Surgical Cluster update session timetable.pdf



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Page last reviewed: 20 December 2017
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