The Master of Nurse Practitioner is designed to prepare registered nurses for the autonomous role of the nurse practitio…
Current general registration as a registered nurse in Australia.
A minimum of two years full time equivalent (FTE) as a registered nurse in a specified clinical field and two years FTE of current advanced nursing practice in this same clinical field.
A postgraduate qualification at Australian Qualifications Framework Level 8 in a clinical field.
Sufficient English language proficiency and communication skills to successfully undertake academic experience and integrated professsional practice requirements throughout the program (as evidenced by current general registration as a general nurse in Australia).
There are additional entry requirements for students including:
Nomination of two clinical supervisors approved by the Program Convenor. The clinical supervisors are to consist of:
An endorsed nurse practitioner or senior clinical nurse with a master's degree or equivalent within the area of practice; and
A medical practitioner who is an expert in the student's chosen area of practice.
2 referee letters to support Advanced Practice
Confirmed workplace support to complete all professional experience requirements of the program, including a minimum of 300 hours of integrated supernumerary professional practice.
Students are also required to provide a completed site suitability checklist for each IPP experience that is to be conducted, including at a different site to be apporved by the School of Nursing and Midwifery.