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Nursing SVHM: Postgraduate Nurse

Nursing resources at SVHM

Postgraduate Nurse at SVHM

Resources and information on our Postgraduate nursing programs offered at SVHM.

SVHM Postgraduate nursing program

Postgraduate streams available  (in conjunction with UoM, Deakin University, ACU)

Palliative Care, Cardiac Care, Cancer, Emergency, Intensive Care, Medical, Mental Health, Orthopedics, Renal, Peri-operative, Plastics, Surgical


Postgraduate streams

Palliative Care stream

Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care Nursing - University of Melbourne (UoM) - online. Please contact

Education and training in palliative care in Victoria (
The Victorian Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Collaborative (VPCNPC) provides individual Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Practitioner candidates with educational resources, a mentorship program and networking opportunities) The Centre for Palliative Care CPC is the coordinating centre for the development and delivery of the Post Graduate education in Palliative Care at the University of Melbourne CPC Education and Training

Cancer stream

Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing - University of Melbourne (UoM) - online
"You will increase your understanding in the pathophysiology of cancer and carcinogenesis, and the principles of cure, control, symptom management and palliation. The impact of diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and survivorship on the person confronted with a life threatening illness and their family will be explored".
Library resources: Chronic Illness: Cancer Disease and Cancer Nursing
                              Collection of Oncology and Cancer Nursing Ebooks

Cardiac Care

Library resources: Chronic Illness and Cardiovascular Disease (nursing libguide)



Selected resources - Books & Articles

 Book series: Advanced Practice in Nursing (APN) 

This series of concise monographs, endorsed by the International Council of Nurses, explores various aspects of advanced practice nursing at the international level. 8 title series, see above below,