Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management

Australian College of Nursing

This course is designed for registered nurses and midwives aspiring to management positions, as well as for those already holding such positions who wish to enhance their professional practice through formal study. The course aims to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to leadership and management incorporating human resource management, financial management and quality processes. Through the exploration and integration of theoretical knowledge and concepts, nurses are prepared for their role as leaders and managers within the contemporary healthcare landscape. The subjects encourage students to draw upon their experiences, providing opportunities to reflect on and critique their knowledge and abilities, in light of current literature, research and best practice guidelines.

Course Fee:

$7,900.00

Entry Requirements:

Registered with AHPRA, 1 year postgraduate experience, relevant employment

Structure:

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

Subjects you can Study:

Financial management; Human resources; Leadership and management; Quality

Study Pathways:

Credit transfer to Master degree

Who for:

Registered nurses who work or aspire to work as managers

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parramatta No info No Online 1 year
In 2012, Royal College of Nursing, Australia and The College of Nursing unified to become the Australian College of Nursing. The Australian College of Nursing is a higher education and VET provider and a peak body representing nurses nationally and internationally.

Courses are developed in consultation with a wide range of stakeholders, including speciality nursing organisations, chief nurses, government bodies, clinicians, universities and Australian and international health organisations.

Most of the courses are offered in distance education and online modes, allowing flexibility to study whilst balancing work and family life. All students are fully supported by education staff and tutors who are committed to facilitating the learning experience.

Students enjoy the best quality in clinical post graduate education with electronic and on campus access to the Katie Zepps library, the largest specialist library in the southern hemisphere. The College's skilled and friendly library team provides students with access to books, journals and database searches, inter-library loans and more.

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