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SPPC-ACNUR

Acute Care Nursing Specialisation

Postgraduate specialisation

Advance your skills in clinical leadership and expand your career options in acute care nursing.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Acute Care Nursing Specialisation (M AdvPrc)
  • Credit

    Credit

    100
Course outline

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Course outline

Outline

Outline

The Acute Care Nursing specialisation is available to study as a graduate certificate and as part of the Master of Advanced Practice.  

Key components include:

  • the theoretical foundations of nursing science and advanced clinical knowledge and skills of acute-care nursing 
  • pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and clinical decision-making for the health management of individuals with acute health conditions 
  • pharmacotherapeutics and quality use of medicines. 

In addition, this specialisation focuses on complex clinical decision-making, evidence-informed specialty practice, patient advocacy and holistic specialty practice. You will therefore develop skills in clinical leadership and the promotion and integration of evidence-based nursing practice. 

The Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing is offered as an online course studied on a part-time basis only, as concurrent employment is required. We recommend that you study one or two units per semester.  

See our handbook for more information.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

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  • Curtin course code: SPPC-ACNUR
  • Last updated on: 13 July 2024

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