Information for studying intensive care nursing.

Courses offered by our partner universities

Deakin University – Graduate Certificate/Diploma of Nursing Practice (Intensive Care) commencing in February. Mid-year enrolment available in July for entry into Diploma only. Deakin University has a Trimester model and requires enrolment applications by end October. Check the Deakin University website for details.

Monash University – The Master of Advanced Clinical Nursing course (Intensive Care Unit stream) commences in February and August (mid-year intake) each year. Alternative exit options are available at Certificate and Diploma level. Check the following link for more information: Master of Advanced Clinical Nursing – Study at Monash University.

We partner with both Monash and Deakin.

Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Intensive/Critical Care

Students must enrol directly with the selected partner University as well as apply for employment in one of the Monash Health Intensive Care Units at our Clayton and Dandenong sites. Assessments include clinical skills competencies conducted in the Intensive Care workplace in addition to University examinations and written assignments.

Intensive Care Unit: Monash Medical Centre Clayton

The Intensive Care Unit at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton is a 26 bed adult unit. Specialised services include cardiothoracic’s, renal, neuroscience’s, obstetrics and surgical.

Intensive Care Unit: Dandenong Hospital

Dandenong Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a recently commissioned 14 bed unit designed to accommodate the highly technical and care specific needs of critically ill and high dependency patients. A significant proportion of patients arrive from the emergency department and post op via the operating theatre.

Intensive Care Unit: Casey Hospital

Casey Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a recently commissioned 12 bed unit in the newly formed Tower, designed to accommodate the rapidly rising healthcare demand of Victoria’s South Eastern and Gippsland regions. Specialities currently include obstetrics and urology, with additional services such as a Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) opening in the near future.

How to apply

Applications to include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae.

All applications to be submitted to the Nurse Unit Manager.

Monash University: Master of Nursing (Critical Care) with early exit options at Certificate and Diploma level commencing in February. Check https://www.monash.edu/study for details.

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