Delivery Mode: Online
AQF Level: 08
Course Duration: 26 Weeks
CRICOS Course Code: 107773K
This specialty course will prepare you to assess nursing needs for patients in emergency situations. Emergency nursing involves knowledge, confidence, and abilities to care for patients successfully.
The course promotes nurses to broaden their area of practise by focusing on the evaluation and nursing treatment of critically sick clients in acute care settings. Clinical reasoning abilities and evidence-based specialised nursing knowledge will be used to connect theoretical emergency care knowledge to current nursing practise.
The course is delivered online and includes a requirement to work in an emergency care environment under supervision for at least two days each week.
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing – Emergency Nursing will supplement your existing nursing knowledge and abilities and develop critical care nursing methods and specialised skills. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to utilise these skills while caring for patients.
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing also serves as a gateway for individuals interested in pursuing a Master of Nursing degree in Australia, either on-campus or online.
Students will learn how to:
IHM’s Emergency care speciality course is designed at a postgraduate level which will lead to Master of Nursing. Students can continue their studies into Master of Nursing online or on campus. The course aims to transform student’s patient care into an international standard by sharpening the theoretical foundations of nursing science, together with clinical knowledge and skills.
If you have a current, valid nursing registration in your home country and meet the course’s admission requirements, you are qualified to apply for the program.
The course is intended for registered nurses who are already in practise, thus you will have the choice between studying full time or part time.
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing does, in fact, offer a choice of 13 different areas of specialisation. Nurses have the choice to select their areas of speciality depending on their prior experience as well as their areas of interest.
Many nurses choose to study this course at IHM to upskill their qualifications and meet the nursing registration requirements set by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). By obtaining an advanced nursing qualification, nurses can fulfill the criteria set by AHPRA for registration as an advanced practice nurse or for other specialised nursing roles.
Here are some of the potential career prospects for graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing program at IHM after gaining Australian nursing registration:
The course does not include specific clinical placements or practical components as part of the course curriculum. However, it is recommended that students have access to a clinical specialty area relevant to their studies during the course.
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing program at the Institute of Health and Management (IHM) has a course fee of $8,000. IHM provides a convenient payment plan option for eligible students to manage their tuition fees. Additionally, IHM offers several scholarship opportunities:
The program is designed to be completed through online learning, allowing students to engage with course materials, participate in discussions, and complete assignments remotely. This online mode of instruction provides flexibility and convenience, enabling students to study at their own pace and from their preferred location. By offering the program online, IHM aims to accommodate the diverse needs and schedules of nursing professionals who may be working or have other commitments.
Yes, all the subjects include online assessments and quizzes. However, none of the examinations need your physical presence. This may be accomplished from the comfort of your own home with good preparation and active participation in the course delivery.
Absolutely! After completing the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing at the Institute of Health and Management (IHM), you could further your studies and pursue a higher degree in nursing.
IHM offers a seamless pathway for graduates of the Graduate Certificate program to continue into their Master of Nursing program.
With a credit transfer of 1 semester, you can enter IHM’s Master of Nursing program and only need to study for the remaining 1.5 years. This credit transfer recognises the coursework and learning you have already completed during the Graduate Certificate program, allowing you to progress efficiently towards obtaining a master’s degree in nursing.
Yes, Registered Nurses who hold a current nursing registration and have completed a three-year diploma programme in nursing are eligible to participate in the programme. Students who have a diploma in nursing for three years and are interested in continuing their education through the programme are required to have a minimum of three years of professional experience. This job experience is required to establish bachelor’s degree equivalency and fulfil admission requirements.
While we encourage students to participate in the live sessions for an interactive learning experience, attendance for live sessions is not mandatory.
Attending the live sessions provides the opportunity for immediate interaction, asking questions, and engaging with instructors and peers, IHM recognizes the importance of flexibility and provides recorded sessions to support students who may have scheduling conflicts.
IHM understands that students may have busy work schedules or other commitments that could hinder their ability to attend the live sessions.
To accommodate students who are unable to attend the live sessions, recorded sessions are made available in the learning management system.
No, IHM has an English Waiver policy in place that takes into consideration various factors related to language proficiency.
If you do not have a valid English language test result, it is advisable to refer to IHM’s English Waiver policy or consult with one of our staff members. They will be able to provide you with specific guidance and information on alternative pathways or requirements for demonstrating English language proficiency.
No , having a nursing background is typically a mandatory requirement to apply for Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing program. A nursing registration certificate is usually necessary to demonstrate that you have completed the necessary education and training to practice as a nurse.
Not at all; participants of any age are welcome to take this course. If a student is a nurse and meets the program’s entry requirements, they are eligible to apply and attend the programme at any age.
Completing this course does not directly lead to registration as a nurse in Australia. However, the program provides a postgraduate-level nursing qualification with specialisation, which can enhance nurses’ skills and knowledge in a specific area of nursing practice.
For nurses with a 3-year Diploma of Nursing qualification, successful completion of this course will meet the qualification requirements set by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). After completing the course, nurses must complete AHPRA’s nursing registration process to gain Australian nursing Registration.
The programme has been accredited by Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) regulates Australian higher education institutions, and it is accredited as an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 8 course .
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing program at IHM consists of three units, including one core unit and two specialisation units.
Yes, the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing program at the Institute of Health and Management (IHM) is recognized globally. Australian qualifications, including those accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), are widely accepted and respected internationally. This recognition ensures that the knowledge and skills acquired through the program are valued and acknowledged in countries beyond Australia, providing opportunities for career advancement and professional opportunities worldwide.
Absolutely! Nurses who have taken a break from their nursing job are still welcome to join the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing program at the Institute of Health and Management (IHM). In fact, pursuing postgraduate qualifications, such as this course, can be a valuable way for nurses to maintain and enhance their skills, knowledge, and professional development during career gaps.
This course does not require students to physically attend an examination center for face-to-face exams. All assessments, including online assignments and quizzes, can be completed entirely online.
To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing an applicant is required to:
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Emergency nurses work in diverse roles and places, including:
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing – Emergency care specialisation course consists of a total of three units. One core unit and 2 specialisation units.
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