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Five Scholarships Now Available for New Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing

The Primary Health Care Nurse is a vital link to delivering patient centred care in general practice and residential aged care facilities. These nurses are central to patients getting the care they need.

Are you a Registered Nurse with a passion for primary health care?

Are you working to keep people healthy and out of hospital?

Southern Cross University is offering an exciting and innovative postgraduate qualification in healthcare, providing graduates the opportunity to further their knowledge and their careers.

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Course Starts: 29 October, 2018

Enrolments: Now open ( close 26 October, 2018 )

NCPHN Scholarship: Applications close 5 October, 2018

In-line with current health reform, nurses are being positioned to work to their full scope embracing advanced practice and leadership roles. The role of the primary healthcare and general practice nurse is expanding and evolving!

The Graduate Certificate in Primary Healthcare Nursing from Southern Cross University is a new and unique qualification that will position graduates to take advantage of the shifting focus of healthcare delivery from the acute sector to the primary healthcare environment.

The course will equip nurses to meet the growing demands of chronic and complex health conditions and an ageing population.

This course is designed for Registered Nurses who are either working, or wishing to work in the primary health care environment (including general practice). Graduates will have an understanding of the philosophies that underpin the delivery of primary healthcare in Australia and internationally, and will enhance and expand clinical practice knowledge.

Summary: Graduate Certificate in Primary Healthcare Nursing
Duration: 1 year (part-time)
Location: Online (with four-day intensive) for one unit
Total units: 4

Contact: Dr Louise Horstmanshof, Director of Postgraduate Education in the School of Health and Human Sciences (louise.horstmanshof@scu.edu.au).

Check the SCU scholarship website to see if you qualify for one of the North Coast Primary Health Network scholarships of 80% of your tuition fee:

https://www.scu.edu.au/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/ncphn-graduate-certificate-in-primary-health-care-nursing-scholarship/

See the Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) for further support to complete a postgraduate course: https://www.nswrdn.com.au/site/hwsp

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