Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP)

Nursing Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) - is a contemporary professional development framework which assists nurses to further develop knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective care.

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board's (HBDHB) PDRP is accredited by the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) to meet the competency assessment component of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (HPCA) Act 2003. The HBDHB PDRP includes NCNZ requirements for annual practicing certificates (APC). If you are currently employed by HBDHB or a Primary Health Care (PHC) organisation that has a MOU with HBDHB and you have a HBDHB PDRP portfolio, you will meet NCNZ requirements and will not be audited by NCNZ. Below are all the necessary documents for assist with completion of your PDRP.

For further information please contact Kathy Monson, PDRP Coordinator or 027 302 2821

 - Submission dates 2022
 - Submission dates 2023
 - Portfolio Clinics 2022
 - Portfolio Clinics 2023
 - PDRP Handbook 
 - Application for Transfer PDRP Level
 - Competencies for Registered Nurses (2007)

Templates for RN Portfolios

- RN PDRP Competent
- RN PDRP Proficient 
- RN PDRP Expert
- Designated Senior Nurses PDRP
- RN Manager/Peer Three Yearly Competence Review

Templates for EN Portfolios

- EN PDRP Competent
- EN PDRP Proficient
- EN PDRP Accomplished
- EN Manager/Peer Three Yearly Competence Review


Additional Templates

Professional development hours
Reflection on Professional Development
Quality Improvement Activity
Teaching Session and Evaluation
Peer Case Review