- If you are a Registered Nurse working and specialising in rural and remote health, the Graduate Certificate of Health (Scheduled Medicines) is for you.
- This degree is currently Australia’s only Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)-approved tertiary postgraduate degree that enables you to apply for scheduled medicines endorsement for nursing practice in a rural and isolated practice area.
- A Rural and Isolated Practice Endorsed Registered Nurse (RIPERN/RIPRN) is authorised to obtain, supply and administer Schedule 2, 3, 4 and 8 medicines, under protocol.
- Through work-based learning, you'll be equipped with advanced decision making and diagnostic skills to effectively plan the management of patient care (including initiation of medicines).
You have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete further study in the Graduate Diploma of Nursing or the Master of Nursing to increase your career opportunities.