Acute and Complex Care

There is growing demand for nurses who are competent in the technical and highly complex field of contemporary acute and chronic care.

Gain the clinical skills to manage complex chronic conditions and critical situations. Choose to specialise in cardiorespiratory or renal nursing.

Our Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Acute and Complex Care) is designed to provide registered nurses working in acute clinical settings the opportunity to extend and consolidate specialty knowledge and the professional confidence to apply it to practice.

As a student, you can choose to specialise in either cardiorespiratory or renal nursing. You will advance your communication skills and learn to apply clinical reasoning to critical clinical situations involving individuals who are acutely ill and managing complex chronic conditions.

Kristel is a University of Melbourne Nursing graduate

Meet Kristel - Cardiorespiratory Nurse

Every day is different in acute and complex care. Cardiorespiratory nurse Kristel takes pride in caring for her patients comprehensively and undertaking new and diverse challenges.

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