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Curtin University

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Master of Nursing Practice

  • Masters (Coursework)

Change to a nursing career, and gain registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
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In person

About this course

The Master of Nursing Practice is a two-year graduate entry master degree that can lead you to be eligible for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. The course consists of four semesters plus a summer term coursework program.

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What you will learn

  • apply nursing knowledge within a framework of registered nursing practice with a commitment to evidence based practice and demonstrate a high level of clinical proficiency to ensure optimum outcomes for individuals, families and communities
  • apply critical thinking and reflection to problem solving and clinical decision making for health improvement
  • critically analyse scientific literature and health standards in order to reflect on and synthesise complex information and integrate this into patient care while ensuring the ethical management of information
  • communicate effectively and establish collegial relationships with intra and interprofessional teams
  • use technology proficiently and appropriately to support informed decision makings on therapeutic interventions and clinical practice; proactively seek new information and technologies
  • recognise the values intrinsic to registered nurse practice and demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning through critical reflection and the ability to enhance the professional development of self and others
  • recognise, evaluate and apply appropriate international and national standards of practice within a local nursing and healthcare context
  • recognise the significance of cultural diversity in patient care and articulate and demonstrate respect for individuals' rights to determine their own journey through healthcare through advocacy and culturally safe practice
  • demonstrate a sound understanding of current nursing and health legislation which is relevant to the registered nurse role and work in an autonomous and accountable practice framework as a member of intra and interprofessional teams and demonstrate leadership skills in an ethical, moral and professional manner, as expected by the wider community in the interests of public safety

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