Master of Nursing MNRS
The Master of Nursing is designed to allow the experienced registered
nurse to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge necessary for
leadership roles in clinical practice, nursing education or administrative
health care management.
Study Mode Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
Duration 1 year full-time, 4 years part-time
The program aims to enhance the practice of experienced nurses
in the areas of clinical practice, management or education.
On completion of the program graduates will be able to:
function in leadership roles in their chosen area of nursing
or health care
lead scholarly enquiry into, and be prepared to publicly comment
on, issues that affect nursing and health care
monitor, evaluate and provide leadership in the development
of State, National and International trends in nursing and health
act as mentors for, and give support to, fellow nurses or other
health care workers in their quests to increase their knowledge and
critically analyse and contribute to the ongoing development
of the roles of the registered nurse, nurse educator or nurse manager.
The program contains eight units. There are six compulsory courses
of one unit each and two units of electives.
Students may select electives from the following courses without
requiring the approval of the Program Coordinator. Any other choice
of elective(s) must be approved by the Program Coordinator.
| ANP8003 Management in Health Care Practice |
| NUR5520 Introduction to Counselling Skills |
| MGT8015 Corporate Occupational Health and Safety |
| MGT8038 Leadership Development |
|MGT8016 Occupational Health and Occupational Hygiene |
|MGT8002 Strategic Management |
|NUR8040 Qualitative Research Methods |
|EDU5221 Professional Learning |
|ANP5001 Introduction to Rural and Remote Nursing Practice |
|ANP5003 Emergency Care* |
|ANP5004 Emergency Mental Health and Reproductive Health Care* |
|NUR3650 Advanced Health Assessment# |
Students should note that the offering of elective courses is
dependent upon the number of students enrolling in a course being
at least 10. Students should enrol in the courses of their choice
but will be informed as soon as practicable if any of these courses
are not to be offered.
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