Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner)

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      Graduate attributes

      The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:

      Academically excellent
      • have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
      • have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
      • reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problemsolving and communication
      • be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
      • be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
      Knowledgeable across disciplines
      • examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
      • expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
      • have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
      • have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
      Leaders in communities
      • initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
      • have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
      • mentor future generations of learners
      • engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs
      Attuned to cultural diversity
      • value different cultures
      • be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
      • have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
      • respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values
      Active global citizens
      • accept social and civic responsibilities
      • be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
      • have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics
      professional endorsement

      The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) is a Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia approved program of study for registered nurses seeking NMBA endorsement as a nurse practitioner. The endorsement standards and guidelines for application can be reviewed on the NMBA website.