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Graduate diploma in nursing (renal specialisation)



Target audience: Registered nurses

Course summary: This course provides participants with comprehensive specialist nursing knowledge to better meet the demands of their workplace, as well as build their capacity to move onto further study and into research. It offers students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in clinical practice, clinical education or clinical management.

The course focuses on cultural awareness in the health practice context, and builds on existing knowledge and understanding of nursing practice, assessment and evidence-based practice. In the increasingly complex and challenging world of health practice, this course provides the opportunity for individuals to extend clinical development and intellectual engagement, and build their capacity in critical analysis and reflection, in nursing practice and education. Course core units include:

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site

Financial support for Indigenous students: This is an approved away from base (AFB) 'mixed-mode' course, eligible Indigenous students may be able to apply for financial support to take this course through a combination of distance education and periods of intensive face-to-face teaching.


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Charles Darwin University
Ph: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963


Last updated: 4 February 2016
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