Trena Sparks
Publish Date: Thursday, 23 July 2020
Trena Sparks

School of Nursing

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Trena joined SIT in 2012 as a lecturer in the School of Nursing. She qualified as a Dental Therapist in 1988 and worked in school dental clinics throughout the Southland region. After completing a Bachelor of Nursing in 2005, she specialised in Gerontological Nursing and completed a Master of Nursing through Massey University, New Zealand. At SIT she teaches in the undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes. Her teaching areas cover; Biosciences for Nurses, Fundamentals of Nursing, Oral Health, Professional Practice, Gerontology and Aged Care Nursing.

Trena’s interests include:

  • Biosciences
  • Gerontology
  • Oral health
  • Occupational Health and Safety