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Short Courses

Develop specialised knowledge and skills for practical application in your workplace through our range of focused, high-quality short courses for health professionals.

Nursing short courses

The Adelaide Nursing School is committed to the development of clinical practice, advancing knowledge and developing careers through specialist education and research. The school offers short courses for a range of registered nurse levels, third year nursing students and enrolled nurses, allowing participants to expand clinical practice skills that can be applied both in the workplace and in preparation for future roles within the nursing profession.

Each short course will contribute to continuing professional development (CPD). An hour of any of the courses equates to one CPD point. Course certificates are issued at completion, for your records.

Enquiries:
Email: nursing@adelaide.edu.au
Telephone: +61 8 8313 3595

Arterial Blood Gas Analysis and Common Blood Pathology Interpretation

When: Wednesday 25 September 2019, 4.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Where: University of Adelaide, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, North Terrace, level 4, room 4050a
Cost: $150 or $130 for students

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ECG interpretation

When: Thursday 26 September and Thursday 3 October 2019, 4.00 pm - 7.30 pm (NOTE: this course is held over two-afternoon sessions)
Where: University of Adelaide, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, North Terrace, level 4, room 4050a
Cost: $180 or $130 for students

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Knowledge Building in Day Procedure Nursing

When: Saturday 21 September 2019, 8 am to 12.30 pm
Where: University of Adelaide, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, North Terrace, level 3, room 3066
Cost: $150 or $130 for students

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Respiratory Assessment and Basic Chest X-Ray Interpretation

When: Tuesday 24 September 2019 and Tuesday 1 October 2019, 4.00 pm - 7.30 pm (NOTE: this course is held over two-afternoon sessions)
Where: University of Adelaide, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, North Terrace, level 4, room 4050a
Cost: $180 or $130 for students

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Psychology short courses starting in July

Extend your career–for the first time, the School of Psychology is offering short courses for psychology honours graduates (or equivalent), students considering a Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) and as continuing professional education for registered psychologists*.

Contemporary Organisational Psychology

Learn advanced topics relevant to organisational psychology, the role of the organisational psychologist, assessment in practice, organisational change, and contemporary practice.  You will gain an understanding of issues relevant to the role of the organisational psychologist, assessment in practice, understanding of organisational change, and organisational theories and contemporary practice.

Twelve sessions starting Monday 29 July, 2 pm - 5 pm
The University of Adelaide, North Terrace.

$3,624 (domestic students)
$4,311 (international students)

Human Factors

Humans have a range of physical and psychological capabilities that constrain how they interact with their environment and perform tasks.  Learn how to optimise performance in a range of situations and how technology can be shaped to enhance human performance. Specific topics include the effects of ambient conditions, stimulus-response compatibility in a range of practical situations and how human factors can help reduce the incidence of accidents

Twelve sessions starting Tuesday 30 July, 2 pm - 5 pm
The University of Adelaide, North Terrace.

$3,624 (domestic students)
$4,311 (international students)

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* Applicants must have a four-year qualification in Psychology (including Honours) that meets the standards set out by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and for international students an overall IELTS score of 7. For those who are thinking about applying for the Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) at the University of Adelaide, completion of these courses will count towards recognition of prior learning, if successful in gaining a place in the program.

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