Emergency Nursing

Unit of study table

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

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing are required to complete 24 credit points from the following units of study:
Core units
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5054
Emergency Nursing Practice
6    P NURS5059
Semester 2
NURS5060
Complexity of Critical Illness & Injury
6      Semester 2

Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing

Students in the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing are required to complete 48 credit points. This includes 36 credit points of core units of study, and an additional 12 credit points of elective units of study, as follows:
Core units
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5074
Expanding Practice in the ICU and ED
6      Semester 1
NURS5054
Emergency Nursing Practice
6    P NURS5059
Semester 2
NURS5060
Complexity of Critical Illness & Injury
6      Semester 2
Elective units
Students must choose two of the following options:
NURS5062
Clinical Practice and Nursing Work
6      Semester 2
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
Students who intend to undertake NURS5080 Capstone (Research) are required to complete a research elective in place of one of the above options and are advised to consult the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.

Master of Emergency Nursing

Students in the Master of Emergency Nursing are required to complete 60 credit points. This includes 36 credit points of core units of study, an additional 12 credit points of elective units of study, and one capstone option, as follows:
Core units
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5074
Expanding Practice in the ICU and ED
6      Semester 1
NURS5054
Emergency Nursing Practice
6    P NURS5059
Semester 2
NURS5060
Complexity of Critical Illness & Injury
6      Semester 2
Elective units
Students must choose two of the following options:
NURS5062
Clinical Practice and Nursing Work
6      Semester 2
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
Students who intend to undertake NURS5080 Capstone (Research) are required to complete a research elective in place of one of these options and are advised to consult the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
Capstone options
Students must choose one of the following options:
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)
12    P 42 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5080
Capstone (Research)
12    P (42 credit points and NURS5069 Research in Nursing & Health Care)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2