Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice Rural and Remote PCNP
This program has been developed for registered nurses wishing
to further their knowledge and advance their clinical nursing skills
in the area of rural and isolated practice. Some courses have a compulsory
clinical placement requirement, which will require liaison with the
Clinical Office. Nurses who are currently employed in a rural/remote
area will normally undertake clinical placement per course outside
of their current health facility.
Study Mode Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
Duration 1 year part-time, 2 years part-time maximum
The Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice (Rural
and Remote) has been developed for registered nurses wishing to further
their knowledge and advance their clinical nursing skills in the area
of rural and isolated practice.
Successful completion of the program will enable the graduate
manage the care of individuals and groups in the rural and/or
isolated practice context
engage in effective, supportive, collaborative practice
practice in a legally and ethically justifiable manner according
to professional requirements and standards
manage the use of staff and physical resources in the rural
and isolated practice areas
advocate and protect the rights of individuals or groups regardless
of their cultural background and/or geographical situation
demonstrate the ability to engage in nursing activities to improve
health care in rural and isolated areas.
The program contains four one-unit courses.
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