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Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing (GD-PCN)

Graduate DiplomaYear: 2019 Delivered: On Campus (Parkville)

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Award titleGraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
Year & campus2019 — Parkville
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Coursework
AQF level 8
Credit points100 credit points
Duration12 months full time or 24 months part time

The Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing is a tailored program for nurses working in a primary care setting that delivers comprehensive and evidence-based education in chronic disease, prevention, quality systems and safety, women’s health, mental health or youth health. The program also teaches strategies for health promotion, risk management and advanced nursing practice. Commonwealth government policy priorities in primary health care include an enhanced role for the practice nurse and this has been recognised in the course subjects. This program is delivered by flexible education (distance, online and face-to face).

Last updated: 22 January 2019