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In response to high demand for graduates in the Health sector, the College of Nursing & Midwifery has developed a range of postgraduate courses available to domestic students in 2020. These are:

“We are proud to offer a new range of high quality and relevant learning experiences for graduates,” said Assistant Dean Learning Futures, Associate Professor Mel Underwood.

“Our courses have been designed to fit in with the busy lives of nurses and midwives balancing work and family commitments.”

The Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) offers registered nurses increased professional opportunities in primary health care or any healthcare setting. The course builds on nurses’ professional experience to develop expanded practice, professional autonomy and accountability, and clinical leadership.

The Graduate Certificate of Maternal Critical Care is another exciting opportunity. Students will develop advanced theoretical skills in obstetrical and gynaecological critical care, with direct application to their professional practice and employment context. 

Similarly, the Graduate Diploma of Mental Health is designed to extend knowledge and develop foundational research skills. The course addresses care delivery processes and the effects of policy on health care provision, access and individual agency. Cultural safety principles are central to the course design and reinforce the ways in which quality and safety are central to health care.

Lastly, the Graduate Certificate of Clinical Facilitation is designed to meet the needs of health professionals facilitating clinical learning in health care workplaces. This course provides training teaching and supervision, and the knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate clinical education.

“In the increasingly complex and challenging world of health care, we are committed to developing informed leaders,” said Associate Professor Underwood.

“With postgraduate study you will develop an analytical approach to clinical decision-making and be able to contribute meaningfully to positive change in the health sector.”

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