Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner)
What will I study?
The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) is offered over two years part time (see figure below). A two-and a half-year option and a three-year option can be provided after consultation with the course coordinator.
Intended Learning Outcomes
As a graduate of the Master of Nurse Practitioner, the graduate will have the advanced discipline specific knowledge and skills to:
- Provide safe, effective, person-centred health care to consumers (direct and comprehensive care).
- Influence health care systems and services to achieve better outcomes for consumers, their families, health care providers, the community and the health care system (support of systems).
- Educate self and others (consumers, health care professionals etc) regarding the focus of and available options for care (education).
- Apply evidence to practice, identify the clinical evidence gaps and inform and contribute to future clinical and research inquiry to address these gaps (Research).
- Demonstrate professional and clinical leadership in clinical, organisational, political and community forums and make scholarly contribution to the discipline and/or specialty (publication and professional leadership)
At the completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate:
- the capacity for information seeking, retrieval and evaluation
- critical thinking and analytical skills
- an openness to new ideas
- the ability to communicate scientific knowledge through oral, written and web based media
- professional leadership skills
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