Emergency Nursing

Develop the skills and attributes necessary to provide sophisticated, acute and complex care to patients facing life-threatening conditions and move towards a leadership position in this exciting field.

This program, offered as a master's degree, graduate diploma, or a graduate certificate, provides you with the skills to triage care, facilitate appropriate patient review, anticipate deterioration and instigate prompt nursing interventions in what is often a busy and stressful environment.

Why study emergency nursing?

Our postgraduate program in emergency nursing will provide you with the skills to work closely with patients and families who may be confronted by sudden accident or illness.

Led by clinical and research experts, you will learn to anticipate and prioritise patient care, provide accurate assessment, intervention and effective ongoing management in what is often a busy, autonomous and stressful environment.

Who should study this program?

Our emergency nursing program is designed for registered nurses with a minimum of one year's experience in the field who are looking to build the professional practice capabilities needed for leadership in this dynamic clinical environment.

Why study at Sydney Nursing School?

  • The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia for graduate employability* and fifteenth internationally in nursing.**
  • Be taught by experts in emergency nursing.
  • Benefit from face-to-face learning and collaboration with your peers.
  • Choose how to fit study into your life with full-time and part-time options, as well as self-paced online study for some components of the program.

* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018.
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

Course options

Application dates

Applications are now open and will close on:

  • 31 January 2019 for international students.
  • 11 February 2019 for domestic students.

Next steps: Course details and planning your study

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