Postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing (Emergency Care)


The Postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing (Emergency Care) is designed for registered nurses wanting to undertake postgraduate studies in the Emergency Department. This course provides registered nurses with the opportunity to apply theory to practice.


Werribee Mercy Hospital provides the clinical component of this course in conjunction with Deakin University. The student is employed in a part-time position while attending University.

The Learning Team provides mentorship and support to ensure you complete the clinical competency assessments.

For more information about the course, visit Deakin University’s website.

Department Information

Mercy Health delivers high quality, patient-centred care. Opportunities are available to join the Emergency Department at Werribee Mercy Hospital.

We welcome applications from both internal and external candidates. The number of positions each year will be determined by EFT capability.

How to apply

Applications for postgraduate opportunities will open August/ September.

Applicants will be required to apply via the Mercy Health careers website along with the supporting documents listed below.

To apply for the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing (Emergency Care), you are required to have:

  • a Bachelor Degree (or equivalent qualification) in the discipline of nursing
  • a current unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency as a Division 1 Registered Nurse
  • references

Mercy Health will assess your application and you may be required to come in for an interview. If you are eligible, Mercy Health will support your nomination to Deakin University. You will then submit your enrolment to the university.

Affiliated education institution

Deakin University


Clinical Nurse Educator - Emergency

Mercy Health Careers

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Last reviewed September 20, 2017.