Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Emergency)

      Course overview

      • 1 year part time
      • Off Campus
      • Available to domestic and international students
      • Summer Intake - December and Winter Intake - June


      Emergency nurses require a specialised skill set to effectively assess, prioritise and manage patients presenting to the emergency department.

      The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Emergency) will arm you with the skills and evidence-based knowledge needed to handle the high-pressure scenarios faced in emergency settings.

      You will enhance your problem-solving and clinical abilities when assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the provision of care in emergency department environments. You will become a confident communicator prepared for high-pressure situations and able to ensure safe practice and support within an interprofessional team.

      Be guided to put theory into practice

      This course is designed to be undertaken part time, to suit the needs of currently practising Registered Nurses. As part of our work-integrated learning model, you will undertake online study and face-to-face classes, as well as receive guided supervision at your employing hospital. This model is designed to maximise your learning, clinically and theoretically, and enable you to confidently apply your knowledge to practice.

      Who is this course for?

      This course aims to equip Registered Nurses with the essential knowledge needed to plan, manage and monitor emergency care interventions. On completion, you should have the clinical competencies to practise emergency care nursing at a beginning competency level as benchmarked against Australian specialty practice competencies. Participants (international or domestic) in this course must be supported and nominated by their employing health service, which must be based in Australia.

      Related course

      You may also be interested in the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.