Advanced Nursing Practice and Clinical Nursing

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

To qualify for the award of the Master of Nursing Practice, students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(i) 36 credit points of core units of study
(ii) 12 credit points of elective units of study
(iii) one capstone core unit of study

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practice

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma of Nursing Practice, students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(i) 36 credit points of core units of study
(ii) 12 credit points of elective units of study

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing is part time only.
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing are required to complete 24 credit points core units of study.

Core - Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5044
Exploring Nursing Practice
6      Semester 2
NURS5073
Preventing Adverse Clinical Outcomes
6      Semester 2

Core - Master of Advanced Nursing Practice and Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practice

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5061
Expanding Clinical Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5044
Exploring Nursing Practice
6      Semester 2
NURS5073
Preventing Adverse Clinical Outcomes
6      Semester 2

Electives - Master of Advanced Nursing Practice and Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practice

Students must undertake 12 credit points from the following list.
Students who intend to undertake the Capstone Core unit NURS5080 (Research) are advised to complete a research elective in place of one of the options below. Consult with the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice. Request your research elective through Special Permission.
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6      Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health
6      Semester 2
NURS5100
Interprofessional Engagement With Families
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5101
Interprofessional Open Dialogue
6    A Completion of a clinical undergraduate qualification if not a postgraduate student in Sydney Nursing School.
Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5102
Wound Management
6      Semester 2

Capstone core units

Students who intend to undertake the Capstone Core unit NURS5080 (Research) are advised to complete a research elective. Consult with the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice. Request your research elective through Special Permission.
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)
12    P 42 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
NURS5080
Capstone (Research)
12    P 42 credit points and NURS5069

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2