Federation University Australia

Graduate Certificate in Health (Intensive Care Nursing)

Federation University Australia

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

The new Graduate Certificate in Health (Intensive Care Nursing), offered online in combination with structured work-integrated learning, 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 critical patient care 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 1 year of part-time study.


  • Core principles of care for the intensive care patient
  • Intensive care nursing practice
  • Pathophysiology and health assessment for advanced practice.

Standard entry requirements

An applicant must have successfully completed a three year (minimum) Bachelor level qualification in a related health cognate discipline area.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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