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Graduate Diploma in Nursing

GNM Nurses, Pathway To Register And Work In Australia!

Take on higher levels of responsibility and leadership as a nurse!

There is a growing need for registered nurses with a postgraduate qualification (Grade 7 and above) in senior roles in Australia. The Graduate Diploma in Nursing enables you to take on a specialised leadership nursing role with more advanced responsibilities. This online course can be completed in one year (full-time) or two years (part-time).

  • Course Name :
    Graduate Diploma in Nursing
     
  • Course Delivery : Online mode of delivery
  • AQF Level : 8
  • Provided By :
    Institute of Health And Management
     

Benefits to Nurses :

  • This program offers a pathway for Registered Nurses with Diploma of Nursing qualification to gain a Postgraduate qualification
  • IELTS requirement of overall 6.5 only; nurses who do not meet this criterion can write an essay for admission
  • Now offered completely online; continue working while you study
  • Global recognition; accredited to TEQSA and accepted in most of the countries worldwide especially in the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand etc.
  • On successful completion of GDN, nurses can undertake a Master of Nursing with up to one year credit
  • GDN degree holders can choose to become nurse educators, coordinators, managers and achieve other senior positions

Do you wish to advance your nursing practice and take on a role that involves a higher level of responsibility and leadership? Then the Graduate Diploma in Nursing would be the right choice to progress your career.

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing is an advanced level course suitable for graduates of any Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent degree, and is designed to enable them to extend their nursing knowledge and competencies in a specialist setting.

Senior nurses undertaking this course will find that they can avail of many fulfilling career opportunities, as many new jobs are expected to open in this sector over the next few years.

The course will cover topics such as the following: Advanced nursing knowledge, Research in Nursing, Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Specialisations, Clinical Leadership and management in Nursing and Specialisations, and Professional issues and policies in Nursing and Specialisations.

Course learning outcomes:

The aims of phase 1 of the course are to:

  • Provide qualified nurses with educational opportunities specific to the advancing role of the registered nurse, thereby facilitating their professional growth and development;
  • Build upon undergraduate education and previous experience by providing expansion of knowledge, an increased perception in complex relationships affecting nursing;
  • Increase analytical ability and skills when assessing the health needs of patients;
  • Develop further knowledge and skills in research and evidence-based practice in nursing;
  • Develop further skills to investigate, challenge and improve current practice in nursing and;
  • Enhance students’ acceptance of responsibility and initiative for defining and attaining the knowledge required for expertise in the practice setting.

The aims of phase 2 of the course are to:

Enable students to acquire advanced skills, knowledge and insights beyond their undergraduate and graduate certificate studies.

The duration of the course is 1 Year if undertaken full time OR 2 Years if undertaken part time.

Units of Study

Phase 1
GCNNK1 Nursing Knowledge 1
GCNNK2 Nursing Knowledge 2
GCNCP3 Clinical Project
GCNRN4 Research in Nursing

Exit with Graduate Certificate in Nursing

Phase 2
GDN3985 Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Specialisations
GDN3986 Clinical Leadership and management in Nursing and Specialisations
GDN3987 Professional issues and policies in Nursing and Specialisations
GDN3988 E- Portfolio

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing is a nested course as indicated above. Students can choose to exit midway through the course and graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Nursing. This will consist of four units of study over one study period full time or, for non CRICOS students, two study periods part time.

Those who have already completed a Graduate Certificate in Nursing could check to see if they are eligible for advanced standing. This is subject to credit transfer and recognition of prior learning procedures.

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing at IHM is offered through the online mode.

nternational students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Nursing may be eligible for referral to a bridging program. NMBA must approve their application, and this is dependent on the individual applying, providing all the correctly certified required information and meeting the required Registration Standards such as English language and recency of practice.

On completing the Bridging program and getting registration with the AHPRA, they can then practice advanced nursing in a variety of healthcare settings in Australia.

Students are eligible to enter postgraduate courses provided that they are registered nurses, either in Australia or overseas.

They must be able to demonstrate that they have the capability to complete the course they wish to enter. For this, proficiency in English language must be proven. This can be indicated either by writing a short essay or by proffering evidence of acceptable scores in formal English language testing credentials.

It is preferable if the candidate has some work experience in the chosen area of nursing.

Note that all applications will be accessed on a case by case basis by the course coordinator in keeping with the Student Selection and Admission Policy and Procedures for Course delivered to Overseas Students.

We encourage candidates with lower scores also to apply.

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

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