Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course studies the complex needs of the older person being cared for within diverse healthcare environments. It aims to strengthen and develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses caring for the older adult. The course provides an advanced grounding in methods of research, in addition to developing the theoretical and practical aspects of management, clinical practice and education in aged care nursing. The single subjects in this course draw upon the student's nursing experience in aged care and combine this experience with theory, current research and best practice guidelines to enhance the student's specialist knowledge and skills, critical thinking and analysis abilities and clinical decision-making within aged care environments.
Registered nurses practising in an aged care setting
4 online distance education subjects including interactions in a virtual classroom
- Nursing-aged care
Standard entry requirements
- Current registration as a nurse
- One year's experience
- Employment in a relevant clinical setting
Credit transfer to a master degree is possible.
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