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Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

About Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the pre-eminent and national leader of the nursing profession and a community of dynamic and passionate nurses. We are committed to our intent of advancing nurse leadership to enhance the health care of all Australians. Our membership, events and higher education services allow nurses at all levels to stay informed, connected and inspired. We are excited to lead change and create a strong, collective voice for our profession by bringing together thousands of extraordinary nurses from across the country.

Why study with ACN?

ACN is a leading provider of postgraduate and vocational education for registered and enrolled nurses. You can be confident that if you choose to study with ACN that we are recognised for providing courses that are contemporary and have a strong clinical and evidence-based practice focus. Our comprehensive courses are designed and developed by nurse educators in collaboration with health industry partners to ensure that they build your clinical skills and advance your knowledge in your specialty area.

ACN Graduate Certificates

Our Graduate Certificate courses prepare nurses for a rewarding career in the health and community services sector. We offer coursework programs that are academically challenging and professionally relevant, in an environment that encourages independent learning and interaction amongst peers, supported by tutors and nurse educators. The courses provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes directly suited to working in specialist areas of health care and are designed to meet contemporary industry needs.

Why study a graduate certificate with ACN?

  • Written by specialist nurses for nurses
  • Supported by tutors and nurse educators
  • Study online, anywhere, anytime
  • FEE-HELP available
  • Access to Office 365 Education for free, throughout the duration of your course
  • Unsure if postgraduate education is right for you? Try a single unit of study


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