About this course
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|Award title||Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice|
|Year & campus||2019 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||25 credit points|
|Duration||6 months part-time|
The Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice is a 25 credit point clinical coursework program designed to advanced nurses’ knowledge and skills for professional practice in a range of clinical settings including: acute and subacute settings. The course is nationally and international relevant, providing students with a sound understanding of the scientific knowledge and evidence that underpins knowledge and skill development in nursing practice. Students will develop the ability to apply knowledge to understand the practice of providing nursing care to individuals experiencing acute alterations in their health status.
The Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice is a nested course in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice and is to Registered Nurses part-time over two consecutive terms. The course’s graduate attributes are aligned with those of The Melbourne Graduate.
The Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice provides students with advanced knowledge, preparing them for advanced nursing practice and providing a pathway for further learning including the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice and the Masters of Advanced Nursing Practice. Students undertaking the Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice complete two 12.5 credit-point core subjects, including Applied Pathophysiology and Nursing Specialty 1.
The course delivers theoretical content through fully online study. Students begin the course by enrolling in Applied Pathophysiology, which is the pre-requisite subject to Nursing Specialty 1.
Last updated: 28 September 2021