Sydney Nursing School

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Sydney Nursing School
Type Public
Established 1991
Dean Donna Waters
Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Sydney
Website sydney.edu.au/nursing

Sydney Nursing School is the nursing school of the University of Sydney in Australia. It was founded in 1991 initially as The University of Sydney Faculty of Nursing. Sydney Nursing School has been ranked number one for nursing research and educational excellence in the 2016 QS university rankings by subject and 13th in the world.[1]

Coursework programs[edit]

Undergraduate[edit]

Sydney Nursing School offer three entry-to-practice pathways to becoming a registered nurse in Australia:[2]

  • Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)
  • Combined bachelor's degree–Master of Nursing with:
  1. Bachelor of Arts
  2. Bachelor of Health Science
  3. Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry)

Postgraduate[edit]

Master’s, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate level options are available in the following areas of clinical practice:[3]

  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Cancer and Haematology Nursing
  • Clinical Trials Practice (Graduate Certificate only)
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Intensive Care Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Health Care Nursing

Research activity[edit]

The School has six core research themes:

  • Midwifery and Women's Health
  • Cancer and Palliative Care
  • Chronic Disease and Ageing
  • Acute, Critical and Trauma Care
  • Mental Health
  • Health Care Practice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "QS World Rankings 2016". Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Become a nurse". Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Advanced learning for nurses". Retrieved 21 June 2015. 

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