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Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing

      The experience

      Overview

      Clinical placement

      Subjects that include a clinical audit or patient interview, will require clinical contact with patients  similar to those encountered in a primary care setting.

      Student Experience

      “The subjects are clinically relevant and strongly inform my role working as an advanced primary care nurse. The support is fantastic and the staff very approachable. I have, through this course, been inspired to move towards a nurse practitioner role in primary care. I would highly recommend this course to other nurses.”  - Ellen Rowat, recent graduate

      Ellen Rowatt (Left), A/Prof Catherine Nagle (middle) and Director of Postgraduate Nursing Programs Prof Kelsey Hegarty (Right)

      “The course provided me with more confidence about my skills and gave me the foundation for the commencement of my masters in advanced nursing practice. The course has provided me with knowledge about contemporary issues in general practice as well as allowing me to expand my role into areas such as quality improvement and practice development.” - Kirsty Owen, recent graduate

      Kirsty Owen (Left) and Director of Postgraduate Nursing Programs Prof Kelsey Hegarty (Right) Photo: Peter Casamento