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The Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing is designed to enhance the skills of nurses across a broad number of disciplines. This course provides registered nurses with the knowledge and skills as a specialist in acute care nursing practice. The content is directed to participants’ current...

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The Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Nursing studies the complex needs of the older person being cared for within diverse health care environments. The aim of this course is to strengthen and develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses caring for the older adult. The course provides...

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This course is designed to provide graduates with the principles of breast cancer nursing in order to improve their knowledge and skills for the provision and coordination of evidenced based breast cancer care. The aim is to encourage professional and ethical understanding of clinical practice...

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This course is designed to provide graduates with the principles of cancer nursing to improve knowledge and skills for the provision and coordination of evidenced based cancer care. The aim is to encourage professional and ethical understanding of clinical practice development for the...

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The Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing (CFHN) aims to provide nurses with a sound understanding of child and family health nursing within a legal, moral and ethical framework that reflects current models of care and government policy and practice initiatives. The course is...

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The Graduate Certificate in Community and Primary Health Care Nursing is designed for nurses working in a variety of community, primary health and general practice settings. The course will enhance the nurse's knowledge and skills in prevention, early intervention and management of a range of...

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The Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing enables students to develop specialist knowledge and skills required of a nurse in a variety of critical care areas, including coronary care, emergency departments and intensive care. This course fosters both academic and clinical competence...

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This course will provide students with an understanding of substance use issues from both an individual and public health perspective. Students will explore a range of opinions around the policy of harm minimisation and the socio-political aspects of substance use. Biological and psychological...

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Capable clinical leaders and managers are pivotal to the health care system as they are required to manage human and financial resources to provide quality patient care. The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management is designed for registered nurses and midwives aspiring to management...

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The Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Nursing enables nurses to provide care in a variety of settings. It explores chronic and complex bone and connective tissue disorders with a strong emphasis on assessment and management. You will also have the opportunity to study the...

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The aim of this course is to enhance professional and ethical understanding of neonatal clinical practice, and increase knowledge and skills for the provision of evidence-based care: therefore improving the outcomes for sick and/or convalescing infants and their families.

The guiding...

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The Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Nursing is designed for registered nurses working in a variety of orthopaedic environments. This course aims to cultivate excellence in the delivery of nursing care through the exploration and integration of theoretical knowledge, evidence-based practice...

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The Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Studies is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses working within the diverse contexts of contemporary paediatric health care. The course aims to cultivate excellence in the provision of nursing care to sick infants, children and young...

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The Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing is designed to encourage the development of a perioperative nurse who is able to provide holistic, patient-centred care during anaesthesia, surgery and recovery. It promotes a deep understanding of complex perioperative issues as they relate to...

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The Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy nursing provides the opportunity to develop the attributes of a specialist nurse, adopting an active role in stomal therapy, wound management and continence management. The course aims to provide students with the broad theoretical framework for the...

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