Clinical Specialisation Program

  • Eligibility: Registered Nurses and Midwives employed by SA Health
  • Duration: 13 weeks (+ 2-week mid-course break)
  • Mode: Online (some courses may have face-to-face components)

The Clinical Specialisation Program offers Registered Nurses and Midwives the opportunity to undertake a new accelerated pathway into clinical specialisation.

Program delivery is tailored to the SA Health environment and provide nurses and midwives the foundational skills to fast-track their journey into post graduate clinical specialisation qualifications.

Scholarships will be offered across a variety of clinical specialty streams:

The below course is only available as either a self-funded option to SA Health Nurses and Midwives who have successfully completed a Clinical Specialisation Program scholarship or to those awarded a SA Health Recognising Academic Achievement scholarship:

How to apply

Visit the individual specialisation pages to view the scholarship application criteria for current course intakes, or to submit an expression of interest for a future intake.

You must have written support from your Line Manager and Director of Nursing / Midwifery (or Nursing / Midwifery Director) to apply for a scholarship in the Clinical Specialisation Program. The endorsement form can be found below. Please ensure you have received this endorsement before commencing your application. The endorsement form for Study Period 2 2024 will be available later in the year.

SA Health Recognising Academic Achievement Scholarship - Extension to the Clinical Specialisation Program

To build on the foundations of the Clinical Specialisation Program, SA Health is providing additional scholarship funding to nurses and midwives who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement in their studies.

The SA Health Recognising Academic Achievement Scholarships will provide additional scholarship funding for students completing a Clinical Specialisation Program Course to undertake a second 13-week, 9-unit Clinical Specialisation Program Course and be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Nursing/Midwifery (and where applicable Graduate Certificate in Nursing - Mental Health).

Registered Nurses and Midwives will have the opportunity to undertake any one of the available clinical specialisation streams with the additional course, Leadership and Management in Nursing and Health Contexts, offered as their second 9 unit Course as part of the Recognising Academic Achievement scholarship.

More information

For all scholarship queries please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office

For all university related queries, including enrolment and course content queries, please contact UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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