New Nursing Name and New Specialisation

The Master of Nursing is now the Master of Advanced Nursing. The new name aims to make it clearer for prospective students to understand that this course is designed for graduate nurses who wish to upskill or specialise in an area of nursing.

In addition, the Master of Advanced Nursing has a new specialisation: Leadership and Management.

Nursing leadership and management

Available: Clayton

This specialisation will provide students with leadership and management skills in a variety of nursing service contexts. It provides for a range of individual career pathways, including nursing, education or management positions within industry, government or independent professional practice. The specialisation can be taken by coursework, or a combination of coursework and research.

The specialisation is comprising these 6-point units:

Nursing leadership and management (24 points)
NUR5327 Management and leadership of professional nursing practice
NUR5325 Clinical leadership in nursing
NUR5326 Quality, safety and clinical governance in nursing and health care
MPH5268 Financial issues in health care management

Nursing Education

Available: Peninsula

This specialisation will prepare students with the skills and knowledge to critically evaluate and assess the outcomes of an educational intervention, and to develop skills in the area of education program development including curriculum development.

The specialisation is comprising these two 12-point units:

Nursing education (24 points)
NUR5204 Management and leadership of professional nursing practice
NUR5209 Clinical leadership in nursing

Finally, students can also choose the general stream of nursing where they can select any of the units from the above specialisations or choose from the list of elective units listed below. Students have a choice to complete the course through coursework units or choose a combination of units combined with a research project. This offers graduates the chance to pursue a PhD.

NUR5008 Cognitive behavioural therapy for mental health professionals
NUR5202 Nursing informatics
NUR5203 Palliative care practice
NUR5208 Therapeutic medication management
NUR5210 Disaster and emergency nursing management
NUR5214 Advanced therapeutic interaction in nursing
NUR5833 Refugee health and wellbeing
NUR5844 Health promotion and education
SRH5016 Interprofessional rural health practice

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