Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Rural Critical Care)

    Where will this take me?


    Who is this course for

    This course is tailored to the needs of currently practising nurses who are looking to move into specialty practice.

    Admission is based on a Bachelor of Nursing degree (or equivalent training), at least one year of clinical experience in an acute or sub-acute care setting within the five years prior to applying for the course, and current employment and clinical support in a Rural Critical Care work environment.

    As an applicant, you must be a registered nurse and have the support of your employing hospital for the Nursing Practice subject (Rural Critical Care Nursing Practice), and the employing hospital must be equipped to support you to complete your studies.

    International nurses with a working visa who meet the course entry requirements are also eligible to apply.

    Career outcomes

    On completion of this course, you should have the clinical competencies to practice rural critical care nursing at a beginning competency level as benchmarked against Australian specialty practice competencies.

    Further study

    Students who complete their Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice will meet the entry requirements for the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.