Curtin University

Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice offers the student who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice an expanded theoretical foundation in nursing science and skills development. It focuses on the development of clinical leadership, promotion and integration of evidence-based nursing practice to foster the development of graduates consistent with the profile and requirements of the nurse specialist role. The course will cover principles of qualitative and quantitative research methods and the use of these methods in applied health research and evaluation.


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • Students' specialisation is linked to the employment and focus on the development of leadership, critical thinking and clinical decision making.

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