Graduate Certificate in Community and Primary Health Care Nursing

Australian College of Nursing

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate

This program enables students to become nurses in the provision and continuity of care in the community care setting. It will enhance the nurse's application of knowledge and skills for the early intervention and prevention of worsening disease states, transition from acute to subacute/community care and facilitation of client self-management. The structure of the course recognises the evolving role of nursing in the context of specialist primary health care namely practice nursing, community nursing and chronic disease management.


The course is conducted by online distance education including interactions in a virtual classroom. Students complete 4 subjects.


  • Nursing practice

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Or registered nurse equivalent qualification
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Minimum of 1 year post-graduate experience
  • Current relevant industry employment

Study pathways

Credit transfer to Master degree

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parramatta Domestic: $7,900
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