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Clinical Nurse Courses

A Clinical Nurse provides specialist care to patients in a health care setting. You might collect patient information and administer treatments as required. Clinical Nurses liaise with doctors and other health care professionals to develop treatment plans for patients. You might specialise in a particular area of nursing such as emergency care, paediatrics or aged care.

Clinical Nurses should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with patients from a range of backgrounds. It’s important you can work as part of a team and remain calm during challenging circumstances. Clinical Nurses must be able to collaborate with other health care workers as well as with patients and families.

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Popular Clinical Nurse Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Clinical Nurse earn?

In Australia, a full time Clinical Nurse generally earns $1,950 per week ($101,400 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Clinical Nurse?

This field of work has seen stable employment numbers in recent years. There are currently 1,700 people working as a Clinical Nurse in Australia and this number remained the same five years ago. Clinical Nurses may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Clinical Nurse?

If you’re interested in a career as a Clinical Nurse, consider enrolling in a Master of Science (Advanced Nursing Practice). This course will prepare you for a specialist nursing career with subjects including advanced nursing practices and clinical management. You may be able to specialise in areas such as child and adolescent health or critical care.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within nursing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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