The Master of Acute Care Nursing explores pathophysiology, clinical diagnosis and management, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to conduct focused and comprehensive health assessments of clients. The degree identifies and investigates the multiple professional issues that impact on practice and addresses the legal, social, ethical and organisational implications for effective and informed practice.
The Master of Acute Care Nursing includes four distinct pathways:
Standard with Advanced Standing
Dissertation with Advanced Standing
The requirements for each of these pathways are different and students will need to follow the requirements for their pathway to ensure their eligibility to graduate.
The Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing (3343) will be offered from Trimester 1-2018.
The Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (3289); Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing (3290) and Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing (3291) will be offered via online delivery only from Trimester 3-2018.
The Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing (3345) will be offered from Trimester 3-2018.
The Master of Acute Care Nursing (5596); Master of Critical Care Nursing (5597) and Master of Emergency Nursing (5598) will not be available to commencing students after Trimester 2-2018. The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (5721) will be available to commencing students from Trimester 3-2018.
Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
My career opportunities
You will be recognised for your expertise and ability to apply multidisciplinary knowledge and skills in acute care nursing and will have the ability to analyse, critique and synthesise advanced practice in nursing.