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Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Care (formerly Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nursing): Re-Accreditation 23 April 2021

Renewal of course accreditation

Report on renewal of accreditation of fifteen higher education courses of study offered by the Australian College of Nursing

On 23 April 2021, a delegate of TEQSA renewed, under section 56 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the accreditation of the following courses offered by the Australian College of Nursing, for a period of seven years until 23 April 2028:

  • Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Care
  • Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Breast Cancer Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Community and Primary Health Care Nursing.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made this decision on the basis that it was satisfied that the courses submitted by the Australian College of Nursing for renewal of accreditation continues to meet the Provider Course Accreditation Standards of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015.