Specialisation in
Acute care Nursing

  • Delivery Mode: Online

  • Fees: AUD $1,000

  • Course Duration: 12 Weeks

  • Hours of Study: 10 – 12 hours per week

  • Online: AUD $1,000
  • Online

About the Course

In this course nurses will broaden their area of practise to prepare nurses to manage patients diagnosed with a brief but dangerous condition.

You will study this course over 12-weeks online, which will require approximately 10 hours of study time per-week including a two-hour online tutorial.

As the course is online you will have the flexibility to study when and at times that suit your work and personal life. Our online learning environment provides engaging and interesting lectures and discussion forums in bite-sized pieces and is available on your PC, laptop, or mobile device.

On completion, you may complete two further units over 12-weeks to earn a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (Acute Care Nursing) or expand your nursing career and study a Master of Nursing with IHM.

Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (Acute care Nursing)

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Details about the Course

During this course students will learn to:

  • Apply critical thinking processes, problem-solving abilities, and effective communication to the evaluation and management of nursing care delivered to patients within the acute care healthcare team
  • Lead a multidisciplinary healthcare team in the provision of excellent therapeutic treatment to clients in acute care settings
  • Conduct an analysis of the legal, ethical, social, cultural, and political issues that influence the delivery of person-centered healthcare
  • Recognize, assess, and use contemporary evidence-based nursing strategies in acute care settings
Course Aims

IHM’s acute 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.

  • 12 weeks full time
  • Online

The candidate must be a registered nurse in Australia or their home country.

This Postgraduate specialisation subject from IHM bolsters your career outcomes by providing you a high standard of learning in an efficient timeframe

Upon successful completion of your Postgraduate Specialised subject, you will receive a certificate that can be shared digitally to demonstrate your growing professional value to current and future employers.

This specialisation can stand alone as an independent achievement or be used as credit toward our Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing and Master of Nursing programs if you choose to later pursue a full postgraduate qualification from IHM.

Course Structure and Delivery

The Acute Care nursing specialisation consists of 1 Specialised unit.

  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Online” on the top right corner of the course page.

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