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Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Paediatric Nursing)

Advance your career in Paediatric Nursing!

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing(Paediatric Nursing) offers specialised skills in Paediatrics for graduates of any Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent degree to enable them to advance their nursing knowledge and skills in this setting. The Paediatrics specialisation helps to develop specialised knowledge, skills and attributes that can be applied in paediatric nursing environments. This course is delivered over a total duration of 1 year, if full time, and 2 years, if undertaken part time.

  • Course Name :
    Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Paediatric Nursing)
  • Course Delivery : Online (e-Learning)
  • AQF Level : 8
  • Provided By :
    Institute of Health And Management

If you are looking for a senior nursing role in Paediatric Nursing , that requires you to draw upon advanced knowledge and skills in the principles of practice in paediatric nursing, then the Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Paediatric Nursing) may be the perfect choice for you.

On completing this course, you can work in a senior role to meet the needs of children/adolescents in the acute, chronic or rehabilitation phases of illness or disability.

This course will open up many rewarding career opportunities, as jobs are always available for talented and skilled workers in this sector.

The course will cover topics such as the following: Paediatric Nursing Knowledge, Evidence based practice in Nursing and Specialisations, Clinical Leadership and Management in Nursing and Specialisations, Professional Issues and Policies in Nursing and Specialisations, among others.

The online course has a total planned duration of 1year (if full time) and 2 years (if part time).

Phase 1
PCPN3981 Paediatric Nursing Knowledge 1
PCPN3982 Paediatric Nursing Knowledge 2
PCPN3983 Clinical Project
PCPN3984 Research in Nursing
Phase 2 *
PCPN3985Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Specialisations
PCPN3986Clinical Leadership and Management in Nursing and Specialisations
PCPN3987Professional Issues and Policies in Nursing and Specialisations

* To receive the award, students must complete all units in both phases of the course. Students who complete only phase 1 will receive a certificate of completion and an academic transcript of results

The Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Paediatrics) is offered as an online course (E-learning).

On successful completion of the GDNP, nurses can provide leadership and management theories and skills related to a senior nursing role in Paediatrics, with responsibilities such as day to day running of a paediatric ward or environment .

Students can enter postgraduate courses provided that they are registered nurses, either in Australia or another country, and are able to demonstrate that they have the ability to successfully complete the course they intend to enter. English language proficiency is key to demonstrating this and can be demonstrated either through the writing of a short essay or by supplying evidence of formal English language testing credentials.

  • Be a Registered Nurse in Australia or country of origin.
  • Work experience in the area of nursing preferred.
  • Applications will be accessed on a case by case basis by course coordinator in accordance with the Student Selection and Admission Policy and Procedures for Course delivered to Overseas Students.
  • Candidates with lower scores encouraged to apply.

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