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Graduate Diploma of Health (GDHH) - GDHealth

 External
Semester intake:Semester 1 (February)
Semester 2 (July)
Fees:Domestic full fee paying place
International full fee paying place
Residential school:Toowoomba campus
(compulsory – Mental Health) 
Standard duration:2 years part-time, maximum duration 4 years 
Program articulation:

From: Graduate Certificate of Health

To: Master of Health

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Phone (from outside Australia): +61 7 4631 5315
Email: study@usq.edu.au  
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Professional accreditation

Students enrolling in the Rural and Remote specialisation may elect to include the scheduled medicines courses. The Scheduled Medicines program is accredited with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to enable graduates to apply for scheduled medicines endorsement through Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Note: Successful completion of this degree does not lead to registration as a health care professional in Australia.

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Program aims

The aim of the Graduate Diploma of Health is to enable health professionals to broaden and develop an in-depth understanding of, and capacity to contribute to specialised areas of health including:

  • Rural and remote (incorporating scheduled medicines)

  • Community health

  • Gerontology

  • Advanced Clinical Practice

  • Health Leadership (incorporating clinical education)

  • Mental health

  • General (no specialisation)


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Program objectives

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Health will be able to:

  1. critically reflect on their own clinical and educational practices

  2. engage in effective, supportive, collaborative practice within a specialised context

  3. have the skills to practice in a professional, legal and ethically justifiable manner according to professional requirements and standards, within a specialised context

  4. advocate and protect the rights of individuals or groups regardless of their cultural background, age and/or geographical situation

  5. critically analyse relevant (i.e. clinical data, government policy, research findings) and apply this knowledge to their selected specialised area

  6. strengthen their professional identity including independence, interdependence, authority and partnership

  7. extend their capacity to search, critique and synthesise relevant research literature in relation to a topic within their speciality area of choice

  8. develop an understanding of different research methodologies, including their application to a research question relevant to their area of specialisation

  9. demonstrate competence in and appropriate use of language and literacy including spelling, grammar, punctuation and bibliographic referencing.


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Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Completion of an Australian university three year Bachelor degree in a health related field, or equivalent.

    Or

    A minimum of one (1) years' professional work experience equivalent to a qualification at AQF Level 8.

  • English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3.


Admission Criteria

Rural & Remote specialisation: To be eligible for admission to the Rural & Remote (incorporating Scheduled Medicines) specialisation, applicants must:

  • be registered as a Division 1 Registered Nurse and must be able to demonstrate at least one years' full-time clinical experience. Applicants must provide a detailed CV including education, clinical experience, professional development, and full time equivalent for each employer.

  • USQ requires written confirmation that the applicant is currently practicing as an RN and can complete required hours of clinical mentorship in their workplace.


All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements.

If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program. On successful completion of the English language program, students may be admitted to an award program.

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Requirements for professional experience placements

There is a compulsory clinical requirement for ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing (Rural & Remote or Advanced Clinical Practices for Health) only. This placement is coordinated through the USQ Professional Placements Office.

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Program fees

Domestic full fee paying place

Domestic full fee paying places are funded entirely through the full fees paid by the student. Full fees vary depending on the courses that are taken. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

Domestic full fee paying students may be eligible to defer their fees through a Government loan called FEE-HELP provided they meet the residency and citizenship requirements.

Australian citizens, Permanent Humanitarian Visa holders, Permanent Resident visa holders and New Zealand citizens who will be resident outside Australia for the duration of their program pay full tuition fees and are not eligible for FEE-Help.

International full fee paying place

International students pay full fees. Full fees vary depending on the courses that are taken and whether they are studied on-campus, via distance education/online. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

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Program structure

The program consists of eight courses each worth one unit. There are two core courses common to all GDHH programs and six courses specific to the chosen specialisations.

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Program completion requirements

Students are required to successfully complete HEA8001, HSC8050 and six courses specified for the chosen specialisations. Students who select to study GDHH (general) are required to successfully complete HEA8001 and HSC8050 (or may substitute HSC8050 with an approved course) and six courses from the GDHH. To discuss which courses to study within the General specialisation please contact USQ. All course pre-requisites must be met, and all courses chosen are subject to the approval of the Program Coordinator.

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Required time limits

This program is offered on a part-time basis only. Minimum time to complete is two (2) years. Maximum time to complete is four (4) years.

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Core courses

HEA8001 Contexts of Practice, and HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences (or an approved course for the general specialisation) are required for successful completion of the program.

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Specialisation

Gerontology

The program uses a wellness model to promote the notion of older people, living as well as they can even in the face of illness. The gerontology focus takes a broader perspective to address quality of life. The gerontology courses are designed to enhance the knowledge and expertise of health professionals working with the older person in a variety of health settings.

Community Health

The program enables experienced health and social well-being practitioners to develop the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical application skills to analyse and address human health and social well-being issues within a community health framework.

Rural and Remote (incorporates Scheduled Medicines)

The program has been developed for registered nurses wishing to further their knowledge and advance their nursing skills in the area of rural and isolated practice. Options for other health professionals who wish to extend their expertise in this area are currently at planning stage. With the incorporation of scheduled medicines, the program enables registered nurses to further their advanced knowledge and skills in the area of scheduled medicines, under protocol or permit. (See note under Other Information.)

Health Leadership (incorporating Clinical Education)

The development of types of leadership and leadership issues from the perspective of teams is an essential component of health leadership preparing students for their role as leaders in their area. The program also enables health professionals to develop their knowledge and expertise to work effectively as clinical mentors, facilitators and preceptors in supporting the clinical education of students, peers and other health professionals with a particular, but not exclusive, focus on rural and non-urban settings.

Advanced Clinical Practice

This specialisation prepares health care professionals working in independent clinical practice areas in the community such as community health centres or as practice nurses to develop their expertise in areas of chronic illness or community related health. It also offers the opportunity to develop expertise to promote resilience related to disaster experiences.

Mental Health

This program prepares nurses to develop expertise in mental health care and enables them to work as clinically skilled members of mental health teams in developing and established services. This program is also open for other health professionals who wish to extend their expertise in mental health. Students seeking to complete a GDHH (Mental Health) are required to complete the courses listed for GCHH Graduate Certificate of Health (Mental Health) before progressing to graduate diploma level. There is one residential school required for this specialisation.

General

Enables health professionals to personalise the courses studied to suit their own specific needs by completing the core courses (HEA8001 and HSC8050 (or an approved course)) and six courses of their choice approved by the Program Coordinator to meet their professional learning objectives as well as overall program objectives. To discuss which courses to study within the General specialisation please contact USQ. All course pre-requisites must be met, and all courses chosen are subject to the approval of the Program Coordinator.

Other combinations of specialisations may be studied with the approval of the Program Coordinator.

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Electives/Approved courses

Approved courses may be chosen from any of the Graduate Diploma of Health (GDHH) specialisations, Master of Nursing or courses of the student’s choice approved by the Program Coordinator.

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Practical experience

All students are normally required to have current employment as a professional in health practice to be able to complete the Graduate Diploma of Health.

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IT requirements

Students should refer to the USQ minimum computing standards to check that their computers are capable of running the appropriate software and versions of Internet web browsers and to check the minimum and recommended standards for software.

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Residential schools

The attendance requirement of residential schools within this degree is indicated by the following letters: V = Voluntary; O = Optional; C = Compulsory; R = Recommended; HR = Highly Recommended; M = Mandatory. Further information is available here and in the Policy and Procedure Library

Residential Schools are scheduled in the Mental Health specialisation.

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Articulation

Postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing Practice graduates within the last five years, are eligible for 4 credits when articulating into the GDHH Graduate Diploma of Health including the core course of HEA8001 Contexts of Practice. Specifically Postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing Practice students who have undertaken ANP5001, ANP5002, ANP5003 and ANP5004 would be given credits for ANP5001, ANP5002, ANP5003 and HEA8001.

A student successfully completing the Graduate Certificate of Health program may apply to articulate into the Graduate Diploma of Health or Master of Health. A student articulating without a break into a higher degree will only receive the award of the higher degree that they complete. Such students will be given full credit for all courses completed whilst studying the Graduate Certificate of Health or Graduate Diploma of Health (articulation to Master of Health ). Students must advise the Faculty in writing of their intention to articulate and this must occur prior to completion of the Graduate Certificate of Health or Graduate Diploma of Health.

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Related programs

The Graduate Diploma of Health is a part of a nested program including the Graduate Certificate of Health and Master of Health.

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Exit points

Students may exit on completion of 4 approved courses including HEA8001 with a Graduate Certificate of Health .

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Credit

Exemptions/credit will be assessed based on the USQ Credit and Exemption Procedure.

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Other information

Students selecting the scheduled medicines courses ANP8008, ANP8009 and ANP8010 must have and produce certified copies of annual medication competency certification. These courses are only available for students from Australia as they are specific to the Australian context.

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Enrolment

Part-Time Enrolment - This program is only offered as a part-time enrolment pattern of up to two (2) courses in each semester.

Mid-Year intake

Students may commence the program in Semester 2 as per the recommended enrolment pattern however in some instances may not be able to complete within 4 semesters. Refer to recommended enrolment pattern.

Recommended enrolment patterns

In this section:

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Rural and Remote Specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 1 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
ANP8008 Diagnostics and Assessment11Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or MNRS or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH Co-requisite: HEA8001
ANP8009 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology for Scheduled Medicines12Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or MNRS or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH Co-requisite: ANP8008
ANP8010 Situational Practice: clinical and critical decision making skills12Pre-requisite: ANP8008 and students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV Co-requisite: ANP8009
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences21
ANP5001 Introduction to Rural and Remote Nursing Practice21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: PDEV or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH
ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing#*22
ANP5003 Emergency Nursing in Isolated Practice22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG

Footnotes
#ANP5002 is only available to students who hold current Division 1 nursing registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA) and are located in Australia.
*Clinical component

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Rural and Remote Specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 2 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
ANP8008 Diagnostics and Assessment12Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or MNRS or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH Co-requisite: HEA8001
ANP8009 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology for Scheduled Medicines21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or MNRS or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH Co-requisite: ANP8008
ANP5001 Introduction to Rural and Remote Nursing Practice21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: PDEV or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH
ANP8010 Situational Practice: clinical and critical decision making skills22Pre-requisite: ANP8008 and students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV Co-requisite: ANP8009
ANP5003 Emergency Nursing in Isolated Practice22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences31
ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing#*31

Footnotes
#ANP5002 is only available to students who hold current Division 1 nursing registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA) and are located in Australia.
*Clinical component

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Community Health Specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 1 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
HEA8302 Culture as a Determinant of Health11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNRS or MNSG or PDEV
HEA8301 Foundations of Community Health+12
NUR8060 Health Policy Analysis and Review11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences21
HEA8303 Community Development and Health21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
MGT8040 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity2222
Approved course2222

Footnotes
+This course will not be available in 2017.

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Community Health Specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 2 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
HEA8301 Foundations of Community Health+12
HEA8302 Culture as a Determinant of Health21,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNRS or MNSG or PDEV

One choice from:

     NUR8060 Health Policy Analysis and Review21,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
     Approved course21
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences22
MGT8040 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity2222
HEA8303 Community Development and Health21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
Approved course21,221,2

Footnotes
+This course will not be available in 2017.

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Gerontology Specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 1 entry - part-time

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8101 Foundations of Gerontology Practice11
ANP8003 Management in Health Care Practice11Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
HEA8102 Perspectives of Healthy Ageing12Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNRS or MNSG or PDEV
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences21
HEA8104 Alzheimer's and Dementia: Contemporary Perspectives#21
HEA8105 Perspectives on `End-of-Life'22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
Approved course22

Footnotes
#This course will be offered from Semester 1, 2018.

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Gerontology Specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 2 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8102 Perspectives of Healthy Ageing12Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNRS or MNSG or PDEV
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
HEA8101 Foundations of Gerontology Practice21
ANP8003 Management in Health Care Practice21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences22
HEA8105 Perspectives on `End-of-Life'22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
HEA8104 Alzheimer's and Dementia: Contemporary Perspectives#31
Approved course31

Footnotes
#This course will be offered from Semester 1, 2018.

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Advanced Clinical Practice specialisation recommended enrolment pattern – Semester 1 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Year 1, Semester 1

HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
One approved course from GDHH specialisation11

Year 1, Semester 2

One approved course from GDHH specialisation12
One approved course from GDHH specialisation12

Year 2, Semester 1

HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences21

One choice from:

     HEA8402 Pain Assessment and Management21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     HEA8403 Promoting Disaster Resilience21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing#*21

Year 2, Semester 2

Two choices from:

     ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing#*22
     HEA8401 Contemporary Wound Management Practices22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     HEA8404 Sexual and Reproductive Health22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     HEA8405 Advanced Respiratory Care**22

Footnotes
#ANP5002 is only available to students who hold current Division 1 nursing registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA) and are located in Australia.
*Clinical component
**Not available until 2018

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Advanced Clinical Practice specialisation recommended enrolment pattern – Semester 2 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Year 1, Semester 2

HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
One approved course from GDHH specialisation12

Year 2, Semester 1

One approved course from GDHH specialisation21
One approved course from GDHH specialisation21

Year 2, Semester 2

HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences22

One choice from:

     ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing#*22
     HEA8401 Contemporary Wound Management Practices22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     HEA8404 Sexual and Reproductive Health22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     HEA8405 Advanced Respiratory Care**22

Year 3, Semester 1

Two choices from:

     HEA8402 Pain Assessment and Management21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     HEA8403 Promoting Disaster Resilience21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.
     ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing#*21

Footnotes
#ANP5002 is only available to students who hold current Division 1 nursing registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA) and are located in Australia.
*Clinical component
**Not available until 2018

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Health Leadership specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 1 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
HEA8201 Introduction to Clinical Education11Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH and be employed as a practising health professional
HEA8202 Relationships for Professional Development and Learning +12

One choice from:

     EDU5221 Professional Learning12
     Approved course12
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences21
ANP8003 Management in Health Care Practice21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
NUR8060 Health Policy Analysis and Review22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
MGT8037 Team Leadership2222

Footnotes
+This course will not be available in 2017.

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Health Leadership specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 2 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH

One choice from:

     EDU5221 Professional Learning12
     Approved course12
HEA8201 Introduction to Clinical Education21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH and be employed as a practising health professional
NUR8060 Health Policy Analysis and Review21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN
HEA8202 Relationships for Professional Development and Learning +22
MGT8037 Team Leadership2222
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences31
ANP8003 Management in Health Care Practice31Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: MNRS or PDEV or MNSG or GDHH or MOHH or GCCO or MCCO or GDCN

Footnotes
+This course will not be available in 2017.

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Mental Health specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 1 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
MHN5120 Advanced Mental Health Nursing 111Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MOHH or GDHH
HEA8302 Culture as a Determinant of Health11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNRS or MNSG or PDEV
MHN5130 Counselling and Group Work12CPre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MOHH or GDHH
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences21
MHN5160 Advanced Mental Health Nursing 221
MHN5170 Healing and Therapeutics22
NUR8340 The Law and Health Care Practice22Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH

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Mental Health specialisation recommended enrolment pattern - Semester 2 entry

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
HEA8001 Contexts of Practice11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or DOHH
HEA8302 Culture as a Determinant of Health11,2Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNRS or MNSG or PDEV
MHN5120 Advanced Mental Health Nursing 121Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MOHH or GDHH
NUR8340 The Law and Health Care Practice21Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH
MHN5130 Counselling and Group Work22CPre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MOHH or GDHH
MHN5170 Healing and Therapeutics22
HSC8050 Research Methodology for the Human Sciences31
MHN5160 Advanced Mental Health Nursing 231