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.


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

Entry requirements (year 12) N/AEntry requirements (non year 12) An applicant must have successfully completed a three year (minimum) Bachelor level qualification in a related health cognate discipline area. Extra Requirements Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Health (Intensive Care Nursing) is contingent upon the candidates ability to demonstrate current and satisfactory registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse and a minimum of 0.5 EFT current and ongoing employment in an appropriate intensive or critical care setting. Applicants must supply a current resume with their application.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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