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Table 1 Paediatric courses completed by Solomon Islands nurses 1990 to 2011

From: Child health nurses in the Solomon Islands: lessons for the Pacific and other developing countries

Course (range of years nurses completed) Number Number interviewed
Advanced diploma in Paediatrics UPNG (1990-2003) 6 6
Advanced diploma in Paediatrics & midwifery UPNG (2004-05) 9 8
Advanced diploma in Paediatrics University of Auckland (1999) 1 1
Advanced diploma in Paediatrics Seventh Day Adventist University PNG (now discontinued) (2006) 2 1
IPPC, distance education course University of Sydney (2009-10) 12 5
Total 27 a 21
  1. aThree of the twelve nurses who completed the distance education course had also previously completed the UPNG course and are included above in the UPNG course numbers.