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Overview

At the School of Nursing and Midwifery we have a passion for finding better ways to educate and train nurses and midwives, enhancing their capacity to professionally and competently contribute to improved wellbeing in our community.

We run the largest undergraduate nursing program in Western Australia.

We provide our students, external partners and the community with access to a unique range of educational and research resources and programs. These resources seek to improve the capacity of individuals, teams and organisations to lead, facilitate and manage change and innovation across the health system.

Courses

The school offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

Research activity:

At the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research, we undertake innovative research to develop knowledge, evaluate effectiveness and implement change in healthcare through interventions, treatments and knowledge to transform and shape policy and practice in three key areas:

News & events

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Free younger onset dementia toolkit to benefit carers and families

Edith Cowan University (ECU)  has teamed up with the Lovell Foundation and not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers, Bethanie and Mercy Health, to develop an exciting and innovative educational toolkit to help carers of people living with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD).

Pictured receiving the award are: Dr Kirsten Coppell, chief investigator (front left), clinical and policy partners.   Thumbnail

Pre-diabetes study wins “Excellence in Innovation Award” at the Hawkes Bay Health Awards

The project will target people diagnosed with prediabetes, a condition highly likely to progress to a diagnosis of diabetes if left untreated.

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Local MP congratulates ECU and 2016 WA Telstra Business Woman of the Year

For the ground breaking research partnership they have recently commenced.

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