Our Refresher Nursing Program is designed for currently registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to update and refresh their knowledge and competency in acute care nursing. This course has been developed for nurses who wish to enter into acute care setting, or would want to move from one role to another, like management/education/research roles to clinical or from non-acute area like aged care.
The course builds on preceding knowledge and skills by educating and presenting the nurse about modern requirements and responsibilities of the contemporary nurse.
CPD: 75 points
Duration of course
This refresher course is run over 1 week of intensive educational sessions.
All participants are required to complete a one week placement in an acute health care facility.
This course will examine and revise the following
Australian Healthcare System
Ethics and Law in Nursing
Professional Practice in Australia
Patient safety and risk management
Effective communication for healthcare profession
Reflective practice and clinical practice in acute care
Healthcare across the lifespan from child and community through to aged care.
Skill levelRegistered Nurses with a gap in acute care practice