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Want to take your nursing career even further and specialise in an area that you’re passionate about?
Get ready to explore postgraduate courses for nursing across mental health, clinical nursing, paediatrics and maternity care. Open Universities Australia is here to help you find and enrol in flexible online courses with top universities.
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Why should you study nursing?
Plus, when you obtain your postgraduate nursing degree online, you don’t have to slow down your career. You can fit study around your life. Focus on a single subject at a time, take breaks between study terms, and start at multiple points throughout the year.
Why should you study postgraduate nursing?
As a postgraduate nursing student, you'll learn more advanced approaches to care so that you can deliver even better outcomes for your patients.
You can choose to develop specialist skills across a range of areas, including:
- acute nursing care
- advanced nursing practice
- allied health
- clinical nursing
- critical care
- maternity care
- mental health
- nursing leadership and management
- paediatric nursing
- professional nursing
Once you complete your qualification, you’ll have the expertise you need to apply for new roles, supervise junior staff, tackle more complex clinical situations, and make informed decisions for the good of your patients.
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