About this course
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|Award title||Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing (Emergency)|
|Year & campus||2021 — Parkville|
|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 Critical Care Nursing (Emergency) is a 50 credit-point, part-time, clinical coursework program of one year's duration. Students typically take six subjects across the year including two 12.5 and four 6.25 subjects.
The course provides students with a sound understanding of the theoretical knowledge and scientific advances that underpin care management of patients requiring specialist emergency care.
Students will gain essential knowledge and the clinical skills required to understand core concepts relating to acute illnesses, diseases and trauma in critical care services, as well as gain skills in critiquing evidence-based guidelines for the care management of patients and their families in this specialist areas.
The Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing (Emergency) is a blended delivery model of online and work integrated learning delivered by emergency nursing clinical experts and educators. During the course students will apply emergency nursing knowledge in clinical practice demonstrating their ability to competently care for patients with complex care requirements using evidence-based and scientific approaches. On successful completion of this course, students may be eligible for entry to the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.
Last updated: 27 July 2021