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Flinders University

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Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Critical Care)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Critical Care Nursing specialisation is offered in collaboration with Flinders Medical Centre and affiliated health services.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$10,332 per year

About this course

The Critical Care Nursing specialisation is offered in collaboration with Flinders Medical Centre and affiliated health services. It aims to facilitate students' progressive development of knowledge and skills in nursing critically ill patients and the clinical environment/s within which they are nursed. Students will have the opportunity to: develop critical care knowledge, skills and competencies develop critical reasoning in action skills and problem solving skills analyse and critique delivery of specialist nursing care in the current health care context develop and utilise evidence-based nursing research skills to plan, implement and evaluate care provision in critical care environments. Together the clinical and theory topics ensure that students are prepared to meet the standards of specialist practice, at a beginning level, of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses. Students in the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are required to do professional experience placement (work experience) during their program of study. Certain statutory and other requirements must be met before any student is permitted to attend placement.  Details of these requirements.  

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Flinders University.
80.3%
Overall satisfaction
71%
Skill scale
65.9%
Teaching scale
90.9%
Employed full-time
$83.5k
Average salary