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Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education
Further Information: https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/graduate-certificate-in-nursing-practice-cancer-and-palliative-care/
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|Award title||Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care)|
|Year & campus||2020|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||50 credit points|
|Duration||12 months part-time|
The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care) provides students with a sound understanding of the scientific knowledge and research based evidence that underpins skill development specific to cancer/palliative care nursing. Students develop the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to understand the practice of providing care to individuals experiencing cancer/palliative care. On completion students have the clinical competencies to practice cancer/palliative care nursing at a beginning competency level as benchmarked against Australian specialty practice competencies.
The course delivers theoretical content through a combination of on-line study and face to face course delivery at the partner hospital for the clinical speciality. The students' employing hospital provides clinical practice in a hospital setting.
Students complete 50 credit points of study part-time, over a year, commencing with an on-line subject, completing a face to face subject at the partner hospital each semester and a supervised clinical practice subject at their employing hospital across the whole study period.
Last updated: 7 December 2019