Courses newly eligible for the continuing education allowance

2002 onwards

In 2001 the College of Nursing became an accredited Australian tertiary institution. Therefore, provided the other criteria are met (i.e. working in relevant area and evidence of attaining qualification), College of Nursing qualifications from 2002 onwards are eligible for the CEA at Post Graduate Certificate level.

The courses include:

  • Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Breast Cancer Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy Nursing.

1991-2001
Many of the College of Nursing qualifications awarded between 1991-2001 have been assessed as meeting the criteria to be recognised as eligible for the CEA at the Hospital Certificate level.

They are:

  • Accident and Emergency Care Certificate
  • Advanced Nursing Studies Advanced Midwifery Stream Certificate
  • Advanced Nursing Studies, Infertility, Certificate
  • Advanced Nursing Studies Women’s Health Certificate
  • Advanced Psychiatric Certificate
  • Anaesthetic and Recovery Room Certificate
  • Child and Adolescent Certificate
  • Child and Family Health Certificate
  • Clinical Nursing Studies Certificate
  • Coronary Care Certificate
  • Generalist Nursing (Advanced) Certificate
  • Gerontological Nursing Certificate
  • Gynaecological Nursing Certificate
  • Intensive Care Nursing Certificate
  • Midwifery (Advanced) Certificate
  • Oncology Certificate
  • Operating Suite Nursing Certificate
  • Orthopaedic Certificate
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Certificate
  • Perioperative Nursing Certificate
  • Spinal Injury Certificate
  • Women’s Health Certificate

Over this period courses may be titled either Certificate or Graduate Certificate. College of Nursing qualifications issued between 1991 and 2001 not listed above do not meet the minimum criteria to be recognised as eligible for the CEA.