Highly respected by employers and clinicians alike, this course develops nursing skills and knowledge that enable improvement in person-centred care and patient outcomes. This encompasses the areas of clinical, chronic and complex care (ageing and palliation), primary health care, education, management and research. The course has been developed with a key stakeholder group which includes educators, clinical nurse consultants, nurse unit managers, directors of nursing and consumers. This ensures that graduate attributes are professionally relevant, and meet both current and future needs of employers and the community. Students are able to customise their program by mixing and matching the seven majors, 11 sub-majors and over 40 elective choices in a variety of ways to achieve their individual goals, whether they be diversified or highly specialised. Course content is focused on innovative evidence-based practice which enables students to lead improved nursing practice at all levels. The course has been rated as 'excellent' by final-year students in university satisfaction surveys between 2010 and 2013, due in large part to the engaging master class format that encourages feedback, debate and a scholarly community.
This course aims to: develop students' careers as advanced clinicians, managers, educators or nurse practitioners provide students with choice and flexibility to customise their program extend students' capabilities and build confidence and leadership skills empower students to take on the challenges and complexities of leadership in nursing provide academic experience and qualification.
Highly respected by employers and clinicians alike, this course develops a variety of career options depending on the major and sub-major chosen. Career options include leadership positions in advanced roles, for example clinical, chronic and complex care (ageing and palliation), primary health care, education, management, research, clinical nurse specialist or consultant, nursing management, complex case management, nursing education and aged care.
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Last updated January 23, 2017