Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Nursing

Australian College of Nursing

This program addresses bone and connective tissue disorders with an emphasis on assessment and management. It will enhance the nurse's application of knowledge and skills for the intervention and prevention of worsening disease states and the facilitation of client self-management related to non-inflammatory joint diseases and connective tissue diseases.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,900

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Nursing; or registered nurse equivalent qualification; currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency; minimum of 1 year post-graduate experience; current relevant employment


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

Subjects you can Study:

Nursing-musculoskeletal and rheumatology

Study Pathways:

Credit transfer to Master degree

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted 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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