The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health (Nursing) aims to expand nursing clinicians’ knowledge and skills in mental health practice with evidence-based knowledge and practice enabling immediate application/translation in the workplace.
1 year part-time
$9,368 per year
About this course
The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health (Nursing) aims to expand nursing clinicians’ knowledge and skills in mental health practice with evidence-based knowledge and practice enabling immediate application/translation in the workplace. Graduates of the program should be able to:evaluate issues and challenges confronting mental health practiceconceptualise new and creative approaches to clinical practice to support service delivery in culturally diverse health care contextsconnect theory, practice and research with regard to mental health practiceunderstand and use innovative solutions in contemporary health carecontribute to values based professional practice in dynamic and challenging environments.
An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:have completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree; ANDprovide written confirmation from their employer that they are employed in a mental health service. Requirements for Completion of the DegreeTo qualify for the degree of Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.
1 It is expected that students will be engaged in employment in a mental health service while undertaking the unit NRSG651 Holistic Individual Centred Mental Health Nursing Practice.
Level of Study
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).