Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Nursing must have at least one years' work experience in drug and alcohol nursing or a related field.
In addition, applicants must satisfy any pre-requisites or additional requirements specified for particular courses, including ACN's general eligibility criteria. All applicants seeking admission are required to:
*For some GC units of study, consideration may be given for applicants who are not registered nurses on an individual basis.
At successful completion of the course students should be able to:
Course codes 10 015 2011 (January 2020 intake)10 015 2012 (July 2020 intake)Term 1 - CoreFoundational Concepts in Drug and Alcohol Nursing (324), Tier 1 Term 2 - CoreLeadership and Professional Practice (925), Tier 2 Term 3 - CoreClinical Approaches in Drug and Alcohol Nursing (326)*, Tier 1 Term 4 - CorePublic and Primary Health Care: Drug and Alcohol (287), Tier 1 *324 is a pre-requisite and must be completed first.
ACN offers two intakes per year in January and July. Important dates including start and census dates can be found here.
Flexible intakes in April and October may be available, please contact our Customer Services team for further details.