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Graduate Certificate in Care of the Ageing

Course code I68

Suited to nurses and other health professionals wanting to develop knowledge and expertise in the care of older adults in a variety of settings.

The course aims to develop excellence in leadership, innovation and contemporary care delivery to older adults in variety of settings (including acute care, community and residential), to meet the rapidly increasing demand for highly skilled professionals.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

I68

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $10,750

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Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

I68

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

This course is not offered for study on-campus to international students with a student visa.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CLM6100Clinical Leadership and Management20
NUR5211Contemporary Care of the Ageing 120
NUR5212Contemporary Care of the Ageing 220

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply independent decision-making skills in the analysis and evaluation of complex problems to generate innovative solutions in the context of older adult care and service delivery.
  2. Communicate specialised knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences in the field of older adult care and service delivery.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills by initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating activities in the field of older adult care and service delivery.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $10,750 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Clinical Nurse, Staff Development Nurse, Clinical Nurse Educator, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Facility Manager, Carer, Case Manager, Therapy assistant, Therapy Manager

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