| Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursingis open to Registered Nurses, who are registered with the AHPRA.
The course consists of four (4) subjects which will be delivered by The Royal Melbourne Hospital(RMH) and the Australian Catholic University (ACU). The Graduate Certificate is recognised by ACU National and leads into their Master of Health Sciences (Clinical Practice).
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing aims to provide students with the theoretical knowledge and skills to practice in their specialty area at an advanced beginner level.
The subjects will be delivered through a variety of teaching modalities. This includes a combination of lectures, tutorials, clinical simulation, online learning and worksheets. Assessment consists of assignments, a clinical practice portfolio and online components.
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing can be completed in one year, full time or two years, part-time. However, if you have completed a graduate year in 2012, the program must be completed over two years
The total course fees for 2013 are $5220 (subject to yearly review).
To apply, you must be a Registered Nurse with an appropriate Nursing degree.
NB Stream availability subject to change
Applications for the 2013 Februrary intake into the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Practice are now closed. Applications for 2013 Mid-year intake are now closed.
Award on Completion
Upon successful completion of the program you will be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing in the stream you have chosen to complete.
To undertake the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing you will be required to be employed at the The Royal Melbourne Hospital. This will be negotiated as part of the application process.
Employment conditions will be based on the Nurses (Victorian Public Health Sector) Award. If part-time employment is required, this can be negotiated with the Post Graduate Nursing Program Coordinator in collaboration with the Nurse Unit manager of the area.
For further information on the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing, please contact:
Post Graduate Nursing Program Coordinator
Telephone: 03 9342 4979
Facsimile: 03 9342 4970