Federation University Australia

Graduate Certificate in Health (Emergency Nursing)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

The new Graduate Certificate in Health (Emergency Nursing), offered online in combination with structured work-integrated learning as part of your ongoing employment, aims to address the specialised nursing workforce and skills shortage, made evident in the 2018 Victorian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, Labour Market Research Report on Nurses in Victoria. Throughout this program you will examine key aspects of emergency patient care and emergency nursing practice, whilst also developing your analytical, leadership and communication skills. This program is suitable for registered nurses practicing in a clinical area, considered commensurate with program learning objectives.


60 credit points over 6 months.


  • Principles of care for the emergency patient
  • Emergency nursing practice
  • Pathophysiology and health assessment for advanced practice.

Standard entry requirements

An applicant must have successfully completed a three year Bachelor level qualification (or equivalent) in a related health cognate discipline area and are employed in at least 0.5 EFT in an emergency clinical setting

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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