This course aims to meet the needs of extended practice nurses working in a range of healthcare settings by developing skills and knowledge that prepare them for their advanced practice role within their scope of practice and the context of that practice.
You will be provided with the opportunity to:
- develop extended nursing knowledge and clinical practice skills necessary to provide effective comprehensive health care to particular populations of health consumers.
- integrate and apply the interdisciplinary skills and knowledge required to participate effectively in the planning, implementation and management of health care programs and services develop an advanced level of understanding of the legal, ethical and political dimensions of practice to provide leadership within nursing and their specialty area of practice.
- acquire research skills and apply these to the resolution and improvement of health outcomes for consumers of nursing practice across a range of practice contexts.
Upon completion of this Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) accredited course, graduates are eligible to apply to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), for endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Potential students should note that course completion is only one of the requirements for endorsement and also refer to the full requirements for endorsement as indicated in the NMBA Registration standard: Endorsement as a nurse practitioner.