Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Rural and Remote)
Students will engage in theory and clinical learning to enhance their performance in the specialty area of rural and remote practice, with subjects being offered collaboratively by JCU and Queensland Health to fulfil the requirements of the award.
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This course has been developed in response to the demand from Registered Nurses who are seeking tertiary qualifications in rural and remote practice. The course has been designed through collaboration with The Cunningham Centre (Queensland Health).
Students will engage in theory and clinical learning to enhance their performance in the specialty area of rural and remote practice, while attaining a postgraduate university degree at James Cook University. This course uses an additive model, with subjects being offered by JCU and Queensland Health to fulfil the requirements of the award.
The specialty component of the course is to be conducted by The Cunningham Centre within their Rural and Isolated Practice Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 – Registered Nurse Course [RIPRN].
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition teach this course. The School offers personal attention and ongoing support for you to achieve your goals. We have:
Academic and professional staff across our four major campuses
specialised biophysical science laboratories
simulated hospital wards
the largest discipline in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.