Nursing & Midwifery education & training
The Women's education and training program is designed to help health professionals provide best practice care that meets the specific needs of women.
- Graduate Nurse Program
- Graduate Midwife Program
- Graduate Nurse and Graduate Midwife Combined Program
- Aboriginal Graduate Nurse and Midwife Programs
- Postgraduate Midwifery Program
- Postgraduate Midwifery Clinical Placements
- Postgraduate Neonatal Education
- Midwifery Refresher Program
- Enrolled Nurse Transition to Practice Programs
Some of our programs are for nurses and midwives employed at the Women's, while other programs are also open to external applicants.
The Womens is currently not running these programs: Return to Practice for Nurses and Midwives, Initial Registration for Overseas Nurses and Midwives and Refresher Course for Nurses.
The Royal Women’s Hospital will not be offering Graduate Programs for enrolled nurses in 2021.
Graduate Nurse Program Learn more
Graduate Midwife Program Learn more
Graduate Nurse and Graduate Midwife Combined Program Learn more
Aboriginal Graduate Nurse and Midwife Programs Learn more
Postgraduate Midwifery Program Learn more
Postgraduate Midwifery Clinical Placements
The Women’s provides clinical placements for Registered Nurses completing postgraduate midwifery studies in order to qualify and practice as a midwife.Learn more
Postgraduate Neonatal Education Learn more
Midwifery Refresher Program
Midwifery Refresher programs are designed for midwives who have been out of the midwifery workforce for less than five years or who wish to transition to midwifery practice in the tertiary settingLearn more
Enrolled Nurse Transition to Practice Programs
Transition to Practice Programs for Enrolled Nurses is no longer offered by the Royal Women's HospitalLearn more
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