Course Structure

Course structure

To gain the Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice you must complete 25 points comprising of:

  • Two core subjects
Core Subjects
Applied Pathophysiology12.5

Applied Pathophysiology

This subject provides a foundation for understanding the pathologic basis of disease across the lifespan.

Detailed Information NURS90076
Type Core
Nursing Specialty 112.5

Nursing Specialty 1

This subject is designed to promote development of foundational theoretical knowledge to support safe, patient and family-centred care for nurses practicing in a range of acute clinical settings.

Detailed Information NURS90112
Type Core


The estimated hours required for each subject is approximately 21 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

Entry requirements

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