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The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice has been designed to meet the core skill requirements for advanced nursing practice. The program develops nursing competence, skills and knowledge in assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and evaluation of care from a specialist capacity.

You will have the opportunity to specialise in one of the following streams:

  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Professional Nursing

This degree cultivates the development of clinical expertise, leadership, and advanced practice knowledge and skills within your area of specialisation. After graduating, you will be recognised for your expertise and ability to apply multidisciplinary knowledge and skills in nursing and will have the ability to analyse, critique and synthesise advanced practice in nursing.

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate (40 credit points) in one of the streams listed above will get 40 credit points towards the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice in the specific stream chosen.

Duration
1.5 years full-time Alternative part-time options may be available.
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Nursing or higher and professional registration
Delivery mode
Online
Start date More start dates may be available, see full degree listing for details.
Trimester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
Trimester 2 - 6 Jul 2020
Time commitment
10 hours a week per course Full-time study is 8 courses per year.
Fees
Commonwealth Supported Eligible students can defer their degree contribution with a HECS-HELP loan.
Student support
24/7 Library resources
24/7 IT support
24/7 Tutoring access
Assessments
Online Some courses may require attending a supervised exam. View the course listing for details.

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