Delivery Mode: On campus
AQF Level: 08
Course Duration: 26 Weeks
CRICOS Course Code: 107773K
The demand for Aged Care nurse specialists is very high and is expected to continue growing with 14,000 new Aged Care nurses required in Australia. With such good employment prospects in Australia and around the world, now is the time to become a specialist Aged Care nurse by studying the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (Gerontology).
This six-month Advanced Post-Graduate course will prepare registered nurses to provide care to the elderly and expand nursing knowledge and skills in chronic illnesses, dementia, and end-of-life care for complex ageing populations.
Australian registered nurses will earn back their course fees in no time through the qualifications allowance which pays additional salary to Australian nurses who have completed Post Graduate qualifications that assist in performing their role and assist in maintaining quality patient care.
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing also serves as a gateway for students wanting to pursue a Master of Nursing degree in Australia, either on-campus or online.
Students will learn how to:
Students may continue their education by enrolling in a Master of Nursing programme online or on campus. The course is designed to elevate students’ patient care to an international level by sharpening their theoretical foundations in nursing science as well as their practical knowledge and abilities.
To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (Gerontology) you should:
Gerontology nurses work in diverse roles and places, including:
The course is delivered over 26 weeks and includes the following Course Units:
|Fees :||8200 AUD|
|Tuition Fee :||$8000 AUD|
|Non-refundable administration fees :||$200 AUD|
|Campus :||Melbourne CBD|
So what can you expect when you join the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (Gerontology) on campus with IHM:
Our job placement and employment services team will connect you with part-time work while you are studying and employment once you complete your qualification. We also offer airport pickup as well as accommodation services to help get you settled in your new study home. Speak to one of our consultants about how we can assist you to get working once you arrive in Australia.
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